Photography for Kids: is a beginners digital photography course where kids will have fun learning about photography and their cameras. In this fun photography, course kids will learn to create amazing photographs. Beginning with a flash- back through photo history. Then explore how to choose the best settings on their camera. Kids will also discover how to compose and creative unique images using camera angles and the zoom.
This Lively, Fun, and Informative Beginners Digital Photography Course For Kids Is Designed for Children Between The Ages of 7 to 12. Kids Will Find Inspiration and Lessons to Help Learn and Create Amazing Photographs With a Digital Camera, Tablet, or Camera Phone.
Imagine, Learn & Create
An entertaining and easy to understand digital photography course where, children will explore new ideas and complete practice activities to develop their creative photography skills
Content and Overview
Do you know a child who loves photography, but you lack the creative skills or technical knowledge to explain the camera settings? Why not learn from a fun - loving animated photography expert?
A captivating beginner’s photography course that is designed for kids. This course is perfect for the child who loves to take photographs, or would just like to learn. The course was developed with a mixture of engaging animation, captivating graphics, and inspirational digital photography to entertain while learning. Kids will create amazing photographs, explore their camera settings, and discover photo history. In addition, I‘ll challenge them with questions and give them activities to motivate and practice their new skills. There are also colorful fun printable certificates at the end of each section to acknowledge their progress and accomplishments. By the end of the course, their photographs will scream WOW! And they will be on their way to becoming an awesome photographer.
Welcome & Find Out About All The Cool Things You Will Be Learning!
This fun beginning level photography course teaches kid to create
amazing unique photographs, learn about camera settings, and explore photo
history. Why not learn from a fun loving animated photography expert? This
lively, informative, and up-to-date course on creating amazing photographs with
a digital camera; tablet or camera phone will appeal to kids age’s six to
Discover how photography changed the world - with a flash back through photo history. We will also ponder and explore the ideas behind what you like to photograph!
Ever wonder who's idea photography was? Did you know it started way before the camera was invented? Want to find more about how artist created work before photography? Just click on the lesson to start discovering!
Wondering what the first photography looked like? Can you guess how many hours it took to take the picture? There are also many types of early photographic processes, why not click on the next lesson to view some cool historic photographs and find out a whole lot more!
Imagine if you had only one photograph to share! Learn how this changed. We will step into the changing world, where photographers discovered how to create multiple copies of a photograph using film and negatives.
Change my world!
We’ll explore the change from black and white to color photographs and from the old to the new. Right up to digital photography. Did you know the first digital photograph was not made with a camera? If you want to see the image and find out how it was made, just click on the next lesson and let the fascination begin.
Printable Photo History Award
You’re a Jr. Professor! In addition, your knowledge of the photo history will help you recognize all types of early photographic processes, like the tin type. It may even inspire you to become a photo collector.
So print out your Photo History Award and display it proudly!
Wondering what camera to use? We will cover what type of equipment you can use for the course. Such as a compact camera, SLR, camera phone, or tablet.
Learn the parts of your camera and see examples of the camera icons found on phones or tablets. We will also talk about the importance of light in photography.
Explore your cameras setting and modes. Such as portrait, landscape and motion. Knowing when to use these settings will help you create awesome photos.
Tired of blurry photographs? The easiest way to correct this is having the right grip on your camera. Start is by becoming a human tripod. Just click on the lesson and find out how!
Ready “Settings” Go!
It’s always a good idea to get to know how your own camera works. This activity will guide you in practicing the settings on your camera such as landscape, macro, and portrait.
Printable Award for the Camera Expert
Feel confident in your knowledge of your camera settings. Now you can even help your parents use their cameras.
Print it out - Show it off - You’ve earned it!
Step- by- Step instructions for the using the “focal lock”. In addition, learn some new photography terms, such as “the subject” and “soft focus” that you can use when describing a photograph. Just a few more way to impress everyone with your photo knowledge!
Getting your camera to focus on just the right area, may take a little practice. Here’s an activity to help you “Get Focused”, by practicing using the focal lock technique.
Are you feeling sharp or dreamy today?
Either way – you now have earned the Expert Focus Award.
Remember you can add a sharp or soft focus to your images to help express how you feel!
Print It Out & Be Proud Of Your New Knowledge
What rule? Ever heard of the Rule of Thirds? Watch and find out how following a simple rule that looks like a tic-tac- toe- board, can help you create amazing photographs.
Play By The Rules Activity
Rules can have a bad rap, but this rule can be a good thing. Using the “Rule of Thirds” will help improve your composition, and I know you want to take some amazing photographs. So give the activity it a try, There’s nothing wrong with a rule that help you create better photos!
Printable Award for those who follow the “Rule” of thirds.
You’re now a “Play by the Rules” Expert. Knowing when to use the Rule of Thirds and when to break can be fun!
Print out your Award – point it out to others and share you new knowledge of the "Rule of Thirds".
Zany Zooms and Awesome Angles
Want to create cool clever photos? Find out how zooming- in and using camera angles will help you create fantastic photographs. In addition, you will learn a few new terms such as “eye-level” and “below – eye level”.
Point of View practice Activity
Choose to become a bird or a bug and let’s see your “Point Of View”
Try this activity to create different camera angles and add emotions to your photograph such as feeling shy or powerful.
Printable Award for the Zany & Awesome Photographer
Zany Zooms and Awesome Angles are now your specialty. Use these techniques and add the “WOW” factor to your photographs.
Print out your award and display it, because you are Awesome!
What Are Pixels And Resolution? and Why You Need To Know!
Here’s a hint, it has to do with making prints, posting on the internet and sending emails.
Find out the answers and so much more in this lesson.
This activity is designed for you to practice choosing the correct resolution for prints and emails. In addition, want a cool display your printed photographs? I’ll show you a way, called a memory jar and it’s really easy to do!
Printable Award for Resolution Expert
It’s official you’re an expert in making choices in Resolution.
You now know when to choose a small resolution or a large in your camera settings.
Print out your award – to proclaim your awesome expertise.
Consider all that you have learned about creating photographs and how it will change the way you:
“See Your World”
Want to learn more?
Here’s a document that you can download with links to cool websites for you to discover even more about photography. There are also links to view awesome images, and enter contests!
Don’t be shy give it a try!
Jeannie Taylor has significant experience in digital and traditional photography and is an accomplished artist in the manipulation of digital images. She ran her own studio/photography gallery for twelve years, as a part of Art Center South Florida on the famed Lincoln Road Mall. Jeannie Taylor holds a BA from The University of South Florida and an MFA in photography and digital imaging from the University of Miami. She is a former instructor of photography at the University of Miami and Barry University, where she taught classes in black & white photography, color photography, and digital imaging. She currently teaches for an online college in the Interactive Media Design department. In addition, she runs her own Photography/Digital media company. Excited about sharing her passion of photography and digital art, with her own daughter, she was inspired to use her talents to create fun online classes for kids.