Through the Lens is a photography and literary arts program with the purpose of displaying the similarities of the camera and the pen/pencil and how both can capture a story or adventure. Through the hands-on use of digital cameras (Sony Cyber Shot RX100), iPads (for editing) and lighting equipment, students will learn the basics of photography while applying the use of literary elements to create narratives based on their photos all while working towards presenting their creative work in a photo gallery. Students will develop skills within the following areas: photography, literary arts, organization, planning and goal implementation strategies. Each student will receive a book displaying the collective work from the program or display their selected work in a gallery showcase.
Get Fokus’d Productions looks to instruct 10-15 students per workshop (total of 6 workshops). Participants families, friends, peers, and the community at large, will be influenced as their work is displayed in a collective book or gallery showcase.
Check out the video below highlighting the work done this past summer!
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Get Fokus’d Productions has provided programming/workshops to the following entities:
Say Yes to Education
Erie County Detention Center
Global Concepts Charter
Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)
Youth Empowerment & Leadership Program (YEL)
Boys & Girls Club
Buffalo United Charter School
East High School
Lafayette High School
Penn Yan Elementary (Penn Yan NY)
Maryvale Intermediate (Cheektowaga NY)
Harold O Brumsted Elementary School (Holland NY)
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library