Before the school summer break, recently Cynthia Feek retired Harbor Ridge Middle School photo/art/exploratory/clay/glass instructor accounted how Pierce County Library Teen Art Contest is a yearly event open to all the teens of Pierce County. It includes categories such as photography, drawing, short stories and poetry in brackets of 7th and 8th grade, 9th and 10th as well as 11th 12th grades.
Teacher Feek declared that her student, Maddie Anderson, then an 8th grader, won 1st place in Photography category for the year 2014. Feek told that Maddie’s passion is portrait photography. Earlier in the year, she was elected as the Artist of the Month for October at the Harbor Ridge for her magnificent portrait snaps.
Maddie, as an HRMS 7th grader, took Beginning Photography, instructed by Feek, and her interest was triggered. As an 8th grader, she took Advanced Photo, where she sharpened her photography skills and also found out her love for portrait photography. A whole lot of her snaps for the class were clicked at her house using her sister and a friend as models. The snaps were clicked in black and white with blunt backgrounds, utilizing a Canon Rebel T3i, digital SLR camera.
Back in May, at the Lagerquist Hall on Pacific Lutheran University campus, thirty six students from all across Pierce County were honored with either a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in drawing, poetry, short story writing and photography. These participants rose to the top of over one thousand entries as well as their work was chosen by a jury of pros.08.31.14
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Kids in Fruita region would spend the next nine weeks knowing all about digital photography. They would come to know about all these things at the Digital Shutter Bug class at Mesa County’s Fruita Library.
The class taken by Fruita Times photographer Charles Pearson, would teach kids all the ins and outs of photography, starting from composition, to lighting, to editing and also how to properly use a digi-cam. The class would offer kids loaner cameras and they spent the first 2 weeks looking at various kinds of snaps and after that they would spend the rest of the time out in the field practicing the skills.
The library would be host to an exhibit at summer’s end and display all of the snaps the class took. Therefore, if you are interested in signing your kid for the classes, you have to visit the mesa county library website under the events calendar, or alternatively visit the Inverness architects at their office.
Meanwhile, London’s P21 Gallery, which is dedicated to promoting present-day Middle Eastern and Arab art and culture, starts a brand new series of exhibits, named reACT, on 30th May. Aimed to promote emerging artists, as per a P21 media release, every show in the series asks a new artist to make artwork designed mainly for a section of the gallery.
Serhan, in the P21 press release, said that when she met those people for the first time, she wanted to become each one of them, to capture their senses and body expressions and transfer them into her ears, her lungs, her hands and her heart.07.5.14
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Village youngsters are now in the frame because a new photography club. Now, Brookenby Youth Camera Club meets two times in a week at the community centre of the village. Founded at the request of Brookenby Young People Project, this new group has been started by members of the adult camera club of the village.
The free sessions are conducted by Swinhope’s Mike Edwards, who would pass on his experience to budding David Baileys. Mike Edwards, who with John Brackenbury, made a camera club in Binbrook before founding the adult group in Brookenby, told that this is unique. He checked with the Lincolnshire Photographic Association and there is no youth photographic club in Lincolnshire that does teaching like they do.
He firmly believes that photography is a worthwhile and interesting activity for young people to take part in. This keeps them outside in countryside and he offers them a purpose. This is something that to do in evenings, mainly during the summer. He told that kids are naturally artistic. They have got a good sense of perspective and they spot things that adults find it hard to do.
The new club is now planning to arrange an exhibit and is expecting to display the snaps on the walls inside Binbrook Surgery. Sixteen year old Kirsty Cordwell, who is the vice-chairman of Brookenby Young People Project, told that photography is fun and she is doing it at A-level. She mainly does landscapes, flowers and things like that. Her brother Ryan told that he wants to be a better photographer in future.06.7.14
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Two amateur photographers have gained awards in a well known nature photography contest organized by Scottish Seabird Centre. The magnificent pictures clicked by Neil MacGregor as well as sixteen year old Catherine Sim were chosen from more than five hundred spectacular pictures.
Neil’s picture titled Osprey With Catch was the Scottish Wildlife category winner. And, his snap named Into The Deep won Creative Visions of Nature category. According to reports, Neil stated that it was really nice to get 1st spot in 2 of the most pop categories and a great follow up to his wins in the contest in 2011, where he secured victories in Public Choice and Landscape categories.
He added that this is the 3rd time he has entered Nature Photography Awards and for his pictures to have impressed both the judges as well as the voting public feels special thanks to all who voted. He could not wait to enjoy his prize – a special photography tour to Isle of May along with award winning photographer Lorne Gill.
Hopefully, he would return with some pictures to give for the awards next year. Catherine snatched the 2nd spot with her pictures Rainy Leaf in Juniors (i.e. 12 – 16) category. She, later, told that she was very pleased to be shortlisted for this contest and he was happy to get runner up award in his category as there were a whole lot of magnificent snaps she was up against. She would definitely be entering again next year.