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Art History for Kids: Constantinople and the Dawn of the Renaissance

May 30, 2013 by  
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Art History for Kids: Constantinople and the Dawn of the Renaissance
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Art History for Kids: Constantinople and the Dawn of the Renaissance. This is a real story that happened a long time ago, unfortunately is a very sad story too, because many people died. Constantinople was a wonderful city, the capital of the Byzantine Empire. This event marked the end of Roman Empire that had lasted for nearly [...]

Art History for Kids: Giotto Biography and the Gothic Art

May 28, 2013 by  
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Art History for Kids: Giotto Biography and the Gothic Art
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Today we will talk about Art History for Kids: Giotto Biography and the Gothic Art. Gothic Art was mostly architectural and the most important painter of this period was Giotto di Bondone (1266/7 – January 8, 1337), but he is better known simply as Giotto. Giotto was born in Florence, Italy and he is known as [...]

Finding Art in Nature: Macro Photography for Kids

May 16, 2013 by  
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Finding Art in Nature: Macro Photography for Kids
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Macro photography with a smart phone is possible, today we will learn how to take amazing pictures, and how to get close, really close to nature. Children love finding little things, and they are amazing with our smartphones. This is a great opportunity to teach them something creative, and let them marvel at nature. Today [...]

Smartphone Photography: How to Shoot in High Contrast Situations

May 10, 2013 by  
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Smartphone Photography: How to Shoot in High Contrast Situations
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Photographing in high contrast situations is a very difficult task, even for professional photographers using state of the art equipment. But our smartphones have the possibility to manage these situations with an application in the camera called HDR. HDR means High Dynamic Range. What this application does is that takes multiple photos of the same [...]

Smart phone Photography: Photographing Glass in a Museum

May 6, 2013 by  
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Smart phone Photography: Photographing Glass in a Museum
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Although not every day we have the opportunity to visit a museum, hundreds of people do, and they use their smartphones to photograph everything around them, including museums. Photographing glass and crystal objects can be very challenging. Before you start photographing in a museum, make sure that it is permitted, and inform yourself about the [...]

Project for kids: Rainy Day Photography with a Smartphone

Project for kids: Rainy Day Photography with a Smartphone
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Today’s Photography project for kids is photographing in a rainy day. Rain doesn’t have to spoil our artistic vein, so let’s take our smartphones and go outside. Do not let your phone get wet though. Use an umbrella or cover the screen with a plastic bag. Don’t go in the middle of the storm, you [...]