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Photography For Kids

Photography for Kids eCourse
Boosting a child’s confidence & creativity!
We make learning to use a camera fun!

Classes Online – Free!

15 Projects
Like all creatives, photographers can sometimes experience creative block or a lack of interesting ideas, no matter what side of the school desk they are sitting on. One way for photography mentors and teachers to fight this problem is through the use of creative assignments.

PhotographyCourse.net
Learn how to take better pictures with these free course!

Photoshop User TV
Weekly online TV shows with tips and tricks for using Adobe Photoshop.

History of the Camera

Early History of the Camera
From Aristotle to the 19th century, learn how the camera came to be!

History of Camera
Learn the history of the camera with this illustrated timeline.

iPhone and Smartphone Photography

7 SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS & TRICKS
Watch photographer Lorenz Holder demonstrate some creative smartphone photography tips & tricks using an iPhone 5S. Most tricks will work on any phone with a camera.

Photo Editing on an iPhone or iPad
Here is a list of the photo editing apps I intend to help you with to make your otherwise dull photos really pop! Some are free and others I recommend are very low cost.

Making Movies

iMovie Tutorials
Apple “storyboards” tips for making a good movie using your video camera and iMovie, and how to publish it on YouTube.

iStopMotion
Get a Lego set or your favorite action figure, hook up your digital camera to your Mac, get iStopMotion and start doing your own fun stop motion animation or time-lapse movies. Be sure to see the examples to give you ideas and suggestions.

Pinhole Cameras

Make a Digital Pinhole Camera
Pinhole photography is a fun and old-fashioned way to capture images; read on as we bring the technique into the 21st century and show you how to use your modern DSLR as a pinhole camera.

Oatmeal Box Pinhole Photography
This site not only helps you build your own camera but also explains how you can get a photograph from a tiny pinhole.

Pringles Can Pinhole Camera
Recycle a potato chip can into a simple camera.

Special Shots

How to Photograph Fireworks
Fireworks are photographed by opening the camera’s shutter over a period of several seconds to let the fireworks’ streamers draw lines on the film.

How To Photograph Football
Simplification involves leaving in details that impart pertinent information, as well as eliminating details that distract. A corollary of using a fast shutter-speed is to use a fast film.

Tricks for Pet Photography
Taking pictures of pets is a great time to practice creating mood and story, by telling the story from your pet’s point of view.

Wildlife Research Photography
MoosePeterson.com is a website dedicated to my great passion, wildlife photography. Lots go into that passion, everything from the tools and techniques to capturing the image to the tools and techniques to presenting the final image.

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