Lesson 3: Macro Photography

Focusing on the work of Edward Weston, children observe the abstract-looking images created through macro photography

Learning Objectives

  • Creating a successful close up photograph of a natural form and edit the photograph in appropriate software/apps.

  • Taking photographs with care and choice

  • Making decisions about cropping, editing and presentation of photographic images

  • Knowing that artists use photography to record and observe, I understand the terms macro, and monochromatic

Teacher Video: Macro photography

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