Leading a Pack of Shutterbugs
Two moms, Ingrid Bird and Lisa Breure, take their own photography experience and pass it on to their children and other kids in their community in our Showcase feature of the May issue of More of Our Canada. The Langley Fundamental Elementary and Middle School Camera Club in British Columbia is producing many future photographers! Participating in Open and Themed competitions throughout the school year, these kids not only have a lot of fun, but produce very fun photos! See more of their creativity here that we couldn’t fit in the magazine!
By Kurt Breure, Grade 6
“I thought it would be funny to have a different view of spring using springs. The chickens just made me think of spring as a season.”
Entered in the Spring Exhibition contest.
By Lauren Blakemore, Grade 5
While on their year-end picnic, the photo club kids mimicked the Cottingley Fairy prank that happened in England in the early 1900s. For her photo, Lauren thought the fairy should look like she was tiptoeing through the wet grass.
By Taylor Brett, Grade 5
“We were eating cookies and it was snowing outside. That gave me the idea.”
Entered in the “Gingerbread Man” contest.
By Sajjan Grewal, Grade 4
Sajjan was photographing a snow scene and his younger brother walked by and his shadow got into the photo. Sajjan got really mad, but when he saw it, thought it looked quite cool. Then he took the photo again, this time with his brother jumping and playing basketball!
By Emily Van Noort
“I took this picture with my mom’s Nikon D40. I was outside taking pictures and thought it would make a nice shot. I really liked how it was a blue sky, bright day and the old rusty basketball hoop is in the focus.”
By Alketa Wollf, Grade 5
“I was taking flower pictures and I liked this picture the most.”
By Arianne Thompson, Grade 7
“I took this picture with my SAMSUNG s630 camera. I was walking with my family along a trail in Fort Langley beside the Bedford Channel. I took this picture because I liked the way the landscape was layered: there were trees up close framing the picture, trees further back and to one side, a fence, then a river on the other side.”
By Brooke Lindberg, Grade 4
“It looked interesting to me. Everything that’s interesting I take a picture of.”
By Jenna Zerkee, Grade 4
“I was randomly taking pictures and I liked the pinecones lying there. They were a nice pattern.”
By Delaney Wergeland, Grade 6
“I took this picture on a beautiful spring day. I climbed into the cherry tree in our yard to get a birds eye view of the blossoms. I really enjoy spring, as the flowers are coming up and everything looks alive. This is my favorite time to take pictures.”
Puppy in a Blanket
By Emily Chambers, Grade 4
“It was his first bath and he gets all fluffed out. It is really cute.”
By Megan Bakker, Grade 4
“I was at camp with my girl guide unit. We were on a ferry and I saw the sunset. I thought it would be cool to enter the photo in one of our club contests.”
By Paisley Chambers, Grade 4
“I thought it would be cool to see the leaves falling off the tree. There were lots of different colours.”
Entered in an Open Competition.