Why Wildlife, Environment and Nature Photography for Children is Beneficial.
The development in technology has given children an easier and affordable way to get involved in photography even with gadgets such as smartphones. Getting children involved in wildlife, environment and nature photography is key in developing their learning across the curriculum. This enables them to build an understanding of their environment within themselves and others. In the end, they appreciate wildlife, environment and nature.
Wildlife, Environment and Nature Photography for children offers a range of exciting and valuable learning opportunities, not to mention some great experiences. The benefits include:
Pick a subject your child is interested in, such as insects – then take a stroll and let your child take pictures of what they find . Photo by Anthony Ochieng/TonyWild
How do you get children into wildlife, environment and nature Photography?
Buy a camera or digital phone with a camera that has been specially designed for children. Owning their camera is enough to get them inspired!
Once your child has got to grips with handling their camera, inspire them with this fun and easy photo ‘assignments’:
To take the step further and inspire them more, ask them to join photography competitions such as the Wildlife Warriors Nature’s Treasures Photo Competition.
The competition entry is FREE and entrants can enter up to three photographs. Help the children submit their photographs through https://bit.ly/WildlifeWarriorsEA. This will boost their confidence towards wildlife photographer and it will also be a chance for them to learn and improve their skills.
WildlifeDirect has partnered with Tony Wild in Kenya to support the Junior Category for Season Two of the Nature’s Treasures Photo Competition.
TonyWild team is working towards nurturing people into conservation using science, photography, and film, we do this through our wild ideas, The MITIgation project, Visual Ecological Literacy Program, and Wildlife is life Campaign. Help us reach as many people as possible if you want to help email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or reach us throughout social media handles.
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