Saturday, February 2, 2013

Snowman snapshots 2013




Third graders enjoy this project every winter. It's a great way to teach point-of-view and the way artists and photographers choose the way they look at their subject. Looking at American photographer Ansel Adams' photos like the ones below of a snowy tree - near and far - really helps them to understand, as does using paper viewfinders to change what you see in a format.

        



























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    1. aw, thanks!!! this is the best comment, ever....

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  2. Hi Hope
    Fabulous project - these (once again) look great! My favorite is the snowman with the candy cane cocoa and matching scarf.

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  3. Outstanding project! Simple and effective presentation of an important concept! Really gets them thinking about composition possibilities...

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  4. this project saved my week! thanks for the idea:)
    http://zamoranoarts.blogspot.com/2013/12/abandon-ship.html

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