Posted in April 2012

Safari

Safari

Today the team of  the National Geographic looked to  the book Pichard du Toit & Gerald Hinde and  armed with knowledge about the aperture and shutter speeds went on Safari. The weather was beautiful. Each chose for himself an animal that wanted to take pictures and found him a place.. A special delight was the … Continue reading

Boys..!

Boys..!

Today had a session in the new group with boys (this is a difficult audience).  They could not remain sitting on one place, they have a lot of questions. But it is very interesting to work with them. Watching the photos with the squirrel somebody said that “it would be nice to pat the living … Continue reading

Cosmopolitan? :)

Cosmopolitan? :)

This lesson was rather difficult. First we discussed the invention of photography. Then we learned new terms: aperture, shutter speed, depth of field. We disassembled the film camera Zenit. Girls opened the aperture on the objective themselves and found, that thei could see the inverted image looking through the the objective. To strengthen knowledge we … Continue reading

We will show you our place, my friends!

We will show you our place, my friends!

Today we shot with the girls on the street. We walked around the shelter and they were looking for pretty pictures. I taught them to see the world through the lens of the camera. First they told me: “What could be more beautiful next to our house?”. And then they began to find beautiful. They … Continue reading

Aperture – scary thing

Aperture – scary thing

Today, we have studied the work of  camera aperture. At first it was a bit of theory, then a lot of practice. The girls tried to photograph a flower with different settings. Flower fed up with us quickly. Then the girls began to take pictures of each other. Now they know what the diameter of … Continue reading

A good start!

A good start!

It is always interesting to meet new people and more than that it is always interesting to meet new children! Children are our future! Yesterday we met with some nice girls from a city orphanage. Some of them already knew something about photography and already tried to take pictures. Those girls came to ask with … Continue reading

First meeting

First meeting

My first meeting with a group of girls from the orphanage was … odd. I talked a lot, and the girls were silent. At first I was scared: what if they did not talk to me! The girls got used to me. They were watching me – if I could trust. Each new person makes … Continue reading