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Photography for Kids Series - Creative Photography & Working with Composition

Don't just Take photos, learn to Make photos! As we explore various compositional techniques, students will learn to make beautiful images of the world around them! This is a great class for new students as well as graduates of Manual DSLR Photography for Kids. A DSLR is NOT required for this class, students can use any type of camera!
Katherine Causbie
1019 total reviews for this teacher
21 reviews for this class
Completed by 110 learners
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 6 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Tue Oct 11

Oct 11 - Nov 15 (6 weeks)
7pm - 7:45pm

Thu Oct 13

Oct 13 - Nov 17 (6 weeks)
12:30am - 1:15am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
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Class Experience

- Students will understand how we go about arranging a composition and how we can make changes to composition.
- Students will learn six composition techniques, and practice using them in their photographs.
- Students will be able to analyze the composition of a photograph by using the terms learned.
- Students will learn to speak about their work with detail and pride, and share it with the group.
I hold a BA in Studio Art/Photography and Psychology, and am trained both as a photographer and as a Montessori assistant teacher. As an educator I have experience teaching children pre-K through high school. 
Each week, students will be assigned to create photos utilizing the new elements of composition we have learned about, culminating in a final project where they utilize them all. 
 1 file available upon enrollment
Students will need a camera -- any type will do, from a camera phone to a DSLR -- and capacity to upload their photos from a phone or computer.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
External Resource Details:
Padlet is used for weekly project submissions, no sign in is required.


Katherine CausbieTiered Fine Art Photography Courses: Fostering Visual Literacy and Creative Voice
1019 total reviews
808 completed classes

About Me

Hello! I am a teacher on Outschool who loves to share artistic photography and human-animal psychology classes! My goal is to offer high-quality learning experiences that support curiosity, inspiration, and understanding. All classes are held... 
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