Go outside and photograph something from nature. Maybe a tree, flower, or a leaf. Perhaps you could bring it back to the classroom and photograph it there. Remember you may have to use additional lighting if photographing indoors.

With a photograph or a series of photographs tell a story. This could be as simple as someone scoring a penalty or your journey to school. Maybe the narrative could be invented, like in a movie.

Did you know your smartphone can record where and when you take a photograph? This can be useful if you want to remember where you took it, but perhaps, sometimes you wouldn't want to make this information public, for example if the photograph is taken at home or a friends house. Learn how to turn "Metadata' off and on with your device.

Digital Badges are a new way to earn, learn and share. It's a great way to record and promote your skills! Click on a badge, complete the badge mission,​ then collect your first badge. 


Can you find some old black and white family photographs at home? Choose one and tell us why you like it? Take a look at some Victorian photographs in a book from the library or on the internet. Think about how those photographs were made and how long they would have taken to make.

Have a look at some famous paintings or photographs, try to visit a gallery or library to do this, if not use the internet. Make a photograph influenced by your favourite painting or photograph.

​Take a photograph of a friend or relative. Think about how you can tell us something about the person by the way you take their photograph. this could be by photographing them with an object, where they are photographed, or by what they are wearing.

​Now take a photograph explaining something about where you live. This could be a photograph of the street your school is on, or of the town or village you are from.

A "Digital Badge" is an online record of achievements, tracking the recipient's communities of interaction that issued the badge and the work completed to get it. Digital badges can support connected learning environments by motivating learning and signalling achievement both within particular communities as well as across communities and institutions. (Source: Erin Knight White Paper)

SHOOT IT!  BADGE IT!  PRINT IT!

Make a photograph of whatever you want to. Make sure it is in focus and the subject well framed. Try to keep the device/camera still as you take the photograph to avoid camera blur and remember to place the subject in the light with the sun behind you and not the subject.

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