Camera time! In the 4-H photography project you will learn to use cameras, lighting, and other photography equipment to get great shots. You’ll learn to review and evaluate photos for quality and appearance. You will learn about techniques in editing and developing photographs for display, competition, or personal enjoyment.
You can attend state-wide photography workshops throughout the year. Workshops may cover topics such as photography careers or features hands on photography practice while taking photos of animals and horsemanship activities.
You’ll learn how to:
- take photos using a tripod
- utilize different lighting
- take photos of people, locations, and animals
- use shutter speeds
- tell a story with your photos
- Photography Guide Explore Book
- 4-H Guide to Digital Photography (Available on Amazon)
- Adventures With Your Camera – B (Grades 6 to 9)
- Click It! Photography Project Activity – Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced
- Controlling the Image
- Digital Photography for Teens (Available on Amazon)
- Editing Digital Pictures Short Course
- File and Digital Camera Simulator
- Focus on Photography
- Focus on Travel Photography
- Mastering Photography
- Materials: Blick Art Materials | Hobby Lobby | Walmart
- Photo Editing: GIMP
- Photography Tips
Texas 4-H Photography Contest
The Texas 4-H Photography Contest encourages self-expression and allows youth to demonstrate skills learned in the area of photography, including the use of photographic equipment and process of photographs.
- 2018-2019 Rules and Guidelines
Senior age 4-H members in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 as of September 1, 2018
Entry Period: April 1, 2019 to April 15, 2019 through 4HCONNECT
For questions, please contact Derrick Bruton: 972-952-9264 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- 2018 Contest Results
Roundup Photography Judging Contest
The Texas 4-H Photography Judging contest allows 4-H members to demonstrate skills in the evaluation, selection, and placing of photographs based on industry standards and expectations. The 4-H members participating in the contest will judge six classes of photographs and two classes of problems, testing both the participant’s knowledge and skills in the photography project.