Thursday, June 16, 2011

New and Improved Photography Club

Thanks to the suggestions and encouragement to my last post about our Family Photography Club, we made a couple of changes.  First, a couple more of the kiddos decided to participate.  Second, we added a hands-on challenge element that turned out to be a ton of fun!

I still want to learn the mechanics of photography, but in small doses.  I caught the new kiddos up to what we learned so far, keeping it very simple and brief.  It really wasn't that much since it was mostly introductory material.  Then we briefly went over the standard focal length lens and discussed a little about how it relates to depth of field and distortion.

Then came the fun part!  I had searched around for a few challenge themes.  We went with I heart Faces current theme - Bright & Vivid.  Everyone had 10 minutes to take shots in and around the house of things that are bright and vivid.  We were allowed to use photo software to crop our pictures,then we chose our favorite to submit.  Since their submission was already closed, I thought I'd post them here and let you vote for your favorite.

Bright Flower

Spiral Ball

Toys, Toys, Toys

Please vote for your favorite in the comments section!


monica. said...

The flower!

Corttney said...

flower or button its a toss up

Anonymous said...

Flower I like the contrast of clear in front and blury in the back...

Raimi said...

I like all of the photos but I think I am voting for the buttons...I am a sucker for cute buttons and the color of the sweater! What a fun family activity!

RJR said...

Im voting for the flower please


Michele said...

my daughter likes the buttons! or maybe the flower....the vote goes to the flower! xoxo michele


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