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Clay Motion Classes for Kids

Clay Motion Classes for Kids
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Our Final project, and after only one week of intensive work, the kids finessed their amazing videos for their clay motion class. They built their setting and figures, discussed their stories and put them into action.

Clay Motion for Kids: a Basic Project

June 26, 2014 by  
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Clay Motion for Kids: a Basic Project
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This was our second exercise in our Stop Motion series. Each kid explored movement with one simple clay figure. As we advanced, the kids took the risk to move two figures at the same time: Here you can see their amazing job:

Stop Motion for Kids

Stop Motion for Kids
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As a part of our clay motion class, we started by learning how the movement is made in the movies. It is just a series of pictures where only a slight change is made.

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 [...]

Photography Project for Kids: Finding Spring Small Treasures

Photography Project for Kids: Finding Spring Small Treasures
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This is a wonderful photography project to do with Kids, because children love little things and because, they can find the most amazing stuff. If you take a walk in the neighborhood or your closest park, you will be surprised at what children can find.

Project for kids: Backlight Photography with a Smartphone

Project for kids: Backlight Photography with a Smartphone
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Backlighting isn’t ideal for a smartphone camera because the pictures are often underexposed. But you can use backlight creatively to you advantage.                         Today we will learn how and when, can we use backlight and when should we avoid it.  Do not try to [...]

Photography Project for kids: Using a Smartphone in the City

Photography Project for kids: Using a Smartphone in the City
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Taking a walk in our own town or city is a great opportunity to teach photography to our kids. In today’s project, children will learn a few tips to obtain better images.                         It is important to choose a bright and beautiful day, dark [...]

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