Workshop 4: Family Photos: The Art Of Photography Part of Families In This Section Introduction From Families Photography, fortunately, to me has not only been a profession but also a contact between people—to understand human nature and record, if possible, the... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Families Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: Photography as Interaction 10 Activity 2: Photography as Art 20 Activity 3: Framing the... Spiritual Preparation From Families Photographs show a slice of time, but it is not a limitless slice.... Welcoming and Entering From Families Materials for Activity A digital or instant processing camera and film Description of Activity Invite participants to experiment with photography. Opening From Families Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice and matches Description of Activity Invite participants to gather in a circle and lead the chali... Activity 1: Photography As Interaction From Families Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Poster board Markers Masking tape Description of Activity Invite participants to create two collaborati... Activity 2: Photography As Art From Families Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Driver's license photo Portrait photograph An assortment of photographs of people UUA Photography... Activity 3: Framing The Photograph From Families Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Cardboard to make viewfinders (alternatively, use cameras) Preparation for Activity Cut the cardboard i... Activity 4: Family Event Preview From Families Activity time: 5 minutes Description of Activity Take a few moments to talk with participants about the Family Event, photographing families, and other... Activity 5: Consent And Photography From Families Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 1, Consent Form Preparation for Activity Photocopy Handout 1, Consent Form, for all participants... Closing From Families Activity time: 5 minutes Description of Activity Gather together in a circle. Pragmatics: Confirm and/or arrange youth co-leaders for the next session... Leader Reflection and Planning From Families Remind participants, via phone calls or e-mails, to bring a photograph of their family for the next session.... Faith In Action: Absent Loved Ones - Long Term From Families Preparation for Activity For such a complex activity, you will want to solicit help from others in your congregation and/or community. Finding another... Alternate Activity 1: Photography As Art With Guest Speaker From Families Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity Driver's license photo Portrait photograph An assortment of photographs UUA Photography Supplements to... Alternate Activity 2: Photography As Interaction Role-plays From Families Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity The posters from Activity 1, Photography as Interaction Description of Activity Invite youth to create... Taking It Home From Families Photography, fortunately, to me has not only been a profession but also a contact between people—to understand human nature and record, if possible, the... Balance From Families Balance is created by an arrangement of elements (including space) that is visually satisfying. Symmetrical and asymmetrical designs can work.... Balance Part 2 From Families The viewer’s eye moves easily from the track shoes in the foreground into the photo, creating a sense of balance.... Balance Part 3 From Families The balance of people or elements in a photo can create different feelings.... Framing From Families These materials are designed to support Workshop 4 of Families.... Framing Part 2 From Families The greenery and shadows in the background frame the family and increase the sense of forward motion in this photograph. Here framing works.... Framing Part 3 From Families The diagonal and vertical white lines in this photograph frame the family. Is the framing effective? Light From Families Lighting influences the quality and feel of photographs. Lighting affects how the viewer’s eye moves toward or away from different elements of the... Light Part 2 From Families Sidelights can create artistic effects that may or may not be desirable. Lighting influences the quality and feel of photographs.... Light Part 3 From Families Backlight makes these subjects appear to “glow.” Stronger backlight could cause loss of detail in their faces and require a flash to bring out facial... Point of View From Families Moving around the subject while looking through the viewfinder of the camera, the photographer determines the most appealing and effective perspective. Point of View Part 2 From Families Background elements elaborate this “looking up” perspective. The point of view chosen by the photographer influences the aesthetics and mood of the... Point of View Part 3 From Families How does this photograph feel different and/or the same as the previous one? Sometimes a “straight-on” point of view can create an effective... Point of View Part 4 From Families The same and different from the previous photograph... The photographer shot this from slightly above.... Consent Form From Families Youth enrolled in our congregation's lifespan faith development program are participating in a program called Families. The program looks at families... PREVIOUS: You Are Invited UP: Families NEXT: Introduction Download all of Families (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.