Welcome to a multi-part series sponsored by Sony ImageMakers.
Through Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s (BGCA) national partnership with Sony Electronics, Inc., BGCA invited talented young photographers in our Clubs to advance their photography skills through a special opportunity. During the Keystone Conference, registered attendees who demonstrated an interest in photography and a commitment to growing their talent in this art form were invited to apply for the ImageMakers Teen Photo Team. Below are some of the creative works from the Sony ImageMakers Teen Photo Team.
During this photo assignment, the Sony ImageMakers Teen Photo Team focused on the following theme~
Memorial Day: Thinking like a Photojournalist
Sony ImageMakers Teen Photo Team
|Teen’s Name||Boys & Girls Club Organization|
|Adrian A.||Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley|
|Angelina Z.||Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove|
|Danielle D.||James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn|
|Julia R.||JB Charleston Youth Program|
|Katrina W.||JB Charleston Youth Program|
|Regan A.||USAG Japan CYS Services|
ImageMakers is a year-round program that encourages Boys & Girls Club members ages 6 to 18 to learn and practice black-and-white, color, digital and alternative process photography. Club advisors are provided a resource guide full of fun, creative activity ideas for three skill levels and instructional videos as well as information on how to enter their members’ photos in BGCA’s annual photography contest. Club members’ photographs selected at the contest’s national level are exhibited at BGCA’s National Conference and other events. Each winning artist’s work is featured in a virtual gallery on the ImageMakers Web site, www.imagemakersbgca.org. The site also features resources, tools and fun, interactive activities designed to enhance Club members’ experience with photography. Through ImageMakers, BGCA and Sony Electronics, Inc. are encouraging youth at Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide to explore the latest in photography arts.
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