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& quot; Ewald& #39; s project is wonderful because it lets kids speak for themselves; instead of being passive subjects for the lens, they eagerly harness it to< BR> the engines of their imaginations.& quot; < BR> & mdash; Andy Grundberg, The New York Times< BR> < BR> Written for parents and teachers, I Wanna Take Me a Picture is filled with anecdotes about Ewald& #39; s work that makes it an accessible and practical guide to getting children involved in photography. Striking photographs of children& #39; s work show the benefits of her program. < BR> < BR> & quot; Young people know joy, sorrow, and loss. By looking at their photographs and talking about making them, they begin to realize their lives have importance. This book is needed & quot; < BR> & mdash; Deborah Willis, author of Reflections in Black< BR> < BR> & quot; A treasure of photos taken by the author and her pupils, plus stirring testimonies from children around the globe who faced tragedy through the lens of a camera.& quot; < BR> & mdash; City Limits< BR> < BR> Wendy Ewald, who lives with her husband and son in Red Hook, New York, is currently a fellow at the Center for Documentary Studies in Durham, North Carolina. Alexandra Lightfoot received her Ed.D. from Harvard University in 1998.

Synopsis:

Written for parents and teachers, I Wanna Take Me a Picture is an accessible and practical guide to getting children involved in photography. Through a series of lessons-from self-portraiture to representing their dreams-it teaches everything a beginner needs to know: how to compose a picture, set up a darkroom, and develop film.

Synopsis:

“Ewalds project is wonderful because it lets kids speak for themselves; instead of being passive subjects for the lens, they eagerly harness it to the engines of their imaginations.” —Andy Grundberg, The New York Times

Written for parents and teachers, I Wanna Take Me a Picture is filled with anecdotes about Ewalds work that makes it an accessible and practical guide to getting children involved in photography. Striking photographs of childrens work show the benefits of her program.

“Young people know joy, sorrow, and loss. By looking at their photographs and talking about making them, they begin to realize their lives have importance. This book is needed!” —Deborah Willis, author of Reflections in Black

“A treasure of photos taken by the author and her pupils, plus stirring testimonies from children around the globe who faced tragedy through the lens of a camera.” —City Limits

Wendy Ewald, who lives with her husband and son in Red Hook, New York, is currently a fellow at the Center for Documentary Studies in Durham, North Carolina. Alexandra Lightfoot received her Ed.D. from Harvard University in 1998.

About the Author

Wendy Ewald is artist-in-residence at the John Hope Franklin Center, a research associate at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, and a senior fellow at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School University. She lives with her husband and son in the Hudson Valley, New York.

Alexandra Lightfoot received her Ed.D. from Harvard University in 1998.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807031414
Author:
Lightfoot, Alexandra
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Author:
Ewald, Wendy
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Activities
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
General Photography
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Photography -- Technique.
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities
Subject:
Photography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.06x7.00x.45 in. .63 lbs.

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Product details 176 pages Beacon Press - English 9780807031414 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Written for parents and teachers, I Wanna Take Me a Picture is an accessible and practical guide to getting children involved in photography. Through a series of lessons-from self-portraiture to representing their dreams-it teaches everything a beginner needs to know: how to compose a picture, set up a darkroom, and develop film.
"Synopsis" by ,
“Ewalds project is wonderful because it lets kids speak for themselves; instead of being passive subjects for the lens, they eagerly harness it to the engines of their imaginations.” —Andy Grundberg, The New York Times

Written for parents and teachers, I Wanna Take Me a Picture is filled with anecdotes about Ewalds work that makes it an accessible and practical guide to getting children involved in photography. Striking photographs of childrens work show the benefits of her program.

“Young people know joy, sorrow, and loss. By looking at their photographs and talking about making them, they begin to realize their lives have importance. This book is needed!” —Deborah Willis, author of Reflections in Black

“A treasure of photos taken by the author and her pupils, plus stirring testimonies from children around the globe who faced tragedy through the lens of a camera.” —City Limits

Wendy Ewald, who lives with her husband and son in Red Hook, New York, is currently a fellow at the Center for Documentary Studies in Durham, North Carolina. Alexandra Lightfoot received her Ed.D. from Harvard University in 1998.

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