During school vacations, parents usually try to find various activities that would ensure their kids learn a new skill and have fun in the process as well. Finding the most suitable activity can sometimes prove too hectic especially with the tight schedules at work which you have to keep up with for productivity at the workplace. On the bright side, there are many activities that kids can be engaged in as a class with the help of trained tour guides that are both educative and entertaining. Adopting photography incursions into classrooms, for instance, would help sharpen the kid’s photography skills, give an opportunity to travel to different sites for their shoots and be a good bonding experience as they shoot their way through various locations. A few photography activities for kids include;
Underwater photography involves taking short videos or pictures naturally on safe locations of the sea or specially designed pools with specialized features and marine life in place. Kids will safely explore with the guidance of experienced divers and safety equipment marine life and features while taking various videos and photographs within acceptable depths. They will be taught how to operate drones for capturing footage in deeper depths and create creative TV segments from the footage which they have captured.
Natural outdoor shoots
nature can make some of the most exquisite photographs when skillfully captured at the right moment. Kids can be taken to scenic grounds under the supervision of adults and be shown this art of photography after which they are left to take some pictures on their own. They will learn to use both manual and digital modes of the provided cameras and editing skills that will leave their final work a masterpiece that they would be proud of.
Aerial bird’s eye shots are some of the most exciting and educative shoots considering the increased details which they capture with a single shot. Initially, they used to be quite expensive considering people had to hire helicopters or cranes to be able to take such images however this has now been replaced with the use of drones. Kids can be shown to fly these drones and record footage which is a fun experience depending on your location of choice. They are afterward shown how to edit this footage, add appropriate music or sounds to come up with professional finished videos and images.
Photography in the dark
It is relatively easy to capture a good image using natural light than in dark places that are not easily visible. This, however, doesn’t mean good pictures in the dark are impossible to capture, with an appropriate setting on the camera, positioning and some artificial light from the cameras flash very good picture can be taken in this dark area. Kids are shown how to properly set the camera and adjust depending on the image they want to take and taken into a relatively dark area to test their skills. The children will learn new skills in photography and be able to take a good picture regardless of the conditions which are good skills, especially in today’s digital world.