Photo Adventures for Kids: Solving the Mysteries of Taking Great Photos

Photo Adventures for Kids: Solving the Mysteries of Taking Great Photos

by Anne-Laure Jacquart


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Look up! Look down! Move around! Everywhere you go, there are great pictures just waiting to be made!

Kids love to take pictures! With Photo Adventures for Kids, you can encourage your child’s passion while exploring the art of photography together!

With this book, your child will become an official Photo Adventurer and go on a very important mission to solve the greatest mystery of photography—learning how to find a great photograph no matter where they are. Whether they’re at home or at school, in the backyard or on a field trip, in the city or in nature, they’ll learn the important lesson of how to “see” where the best photographs are hidden in any location. 

Packed with games, strategies, lessons, and challenges, Photo Adventures for Kids makes learning about photographic composition and framing easy and fun. The book also features a cutout “viewfinder” device at the back of the book, which kids can use to explore their environment. In Photo Adventures for Kids, your child will learn all about:

• Composition
• Framing
• Perspective
• Leading lines
• Subject placement
• And much more!

The mission is to find great photographs anywhere and everywhere. Hurry! Adventure awaits!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681981420
Publisher: Rocky Nook
Publication date: 08/17/2016
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 491,155
Product dimensions: 9.90(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Anne-Laure Jacquart is an educator and photographer who has written numerous books on photography for enthusiastic children and amateur photographers alike. She is based in France and can be found online at

Table of Contents

Basic Tips for Taking Good Pictures [4]
Briefing Papers [7]
Action Plan [8]
Now You Frame It [9]

Discover Framing [11]
Help! Messy Photos! [12]
Making the Subject the Star [15]
Darn Impostors! [19]
The Riddle of the Tractor [22]
Shifting the Frame [26]
Same Tool, Different Effects [31]

Framing: A New Tool [33]
The Secret of the White Feather [34]
Tilting Photos [38]
Horizontal or Vertical [40]
What Shocking Equipment! [45]

Framing in Three Dimensions [47]
The Third Secret Weapon [48]
Now You Are Better Equipped Than Ever! [49]
Another Dimension [53]
An Ant or a Giraffe? [55]
Photos in Disarray [58]
The Subtraction Method [60]
The Addition Method [62]

Framing and Trimming [65]
Operation Trimming [66]
Which Part Should I Choose? [70]
A Piece of Cake . . . or of a Subject? [75]
A Different Kind of Frame [81]
A New Cut? [83]
Mystery Photos [89]

Strategies for Composition [93]
Photographic Organization [94]
Moving the Subject? [96]
Right on the Mark! [100]
Angled Compositions [101]
The Direction of the Gaze [105]
The Subject in the Corner [109]

The Puzzle of Lines [115]
New Subjects for Composition [116]
Horizontal Lines [121]
An Inclination Toward Lines [123]
Lines and Perspective [127]
Lines and Framing [131]

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