Adventist Adventurer Awards/Photo Fun

Photo Fun

Know some of the basic parts of a camara. edit

Even camera phones, tablets, laptops, etc. have these parts.Research and describe where they are.

Lens edit

Shutter edit

Zoom edit

Screen/View Finder edit

Battery edit

Power button edit

Talk about or show different devices people use to take pictures. Which ones would you like to take pictures with? edit

Encourage discussion.

How can you carefully handle and care for the devices? edit

Do not touch the lenses, use a neck/wrist strap, keep dry and clean, do not drop, ask for permission before each use, turn the camera off.

Take some pictures and share them with friends and family. edit

Have fun. Hold camera steady. Stand still, Zoom in and out.

The goal is to experience a VARIETY of photo situations. Most phone cameras have good zoom and the ability to take action, macro (zoom in), and even evening/nighttime shots. Show the child how to use the features offered on the devices your family uses.

Pictures of family edit

Pictures of friends edit

Pictures of scenery (like flowers, trees, rivers) edit

Pictures of animals edit

Pictures of your favorite places (playground, museum, home) edit

Pictures of a place you visit regularly (park, school, museum, or church) edit

Pictures of a place you don’t usually visit edit

Play a photo fun game that teaches more about photos. edit

Photo game might be one of the following: Photo Scavenger Hunt; What is it? – take close up picture, then have others identify it; Where is it? – take close up pictures, then have others identify where it was taken; Pose in a Bible character position, take a picture, then have others identify what character.

What does it mean to be “made in God’s image?” Read & discuss Genesis 1:26-27 edit

Being made in God’s image means we are made after his likeness. Discuss further.