There are so many good benefits of photography for children. I strongly believe choosing photography as an after school activity can greatly benefit the growth of your child. Afterall, with all the development in technology and trend of sharing pictures on social media, it’s easier than ever for children to get interested in photography.
Children today are more informed about the potential and functionality of a digital camera. In my own opinion, and speaking as a professional London photographer, here are 3 big benefits of photography for children – learning photography at an early age.
Photography Encourages Creativity
One of the benefits of photography for children is that it does wonders for their creative skills. As a child grows up, a big part of their learning development is part of the visual world they see and how they interact with it. Having your child learn photography and take part in photography workshops can help them increases their progress, stimulate creativity and advance their vocabulary.
Photography Helps Children Express Themselves
Another major benefit of photography for children is that it allows children and adults to convey thousands of words in a single picture. Giving children the opportunity to convey their feelings, thoughts and ideas in the form of a picture can do wonders for their self-development. If your child is shy or tends to avoid people, photography can help them open up to others along with boosting their self-esteem.
Time Well Spent
Having your child spend the day idly lazing around the house is the last thing any parent wants, right? By having your child take up photography you know that your child is spending their free time doing something meaningful and productive. By signing your child up for a 1-2-1 photography lesson you can make sure they spend less time playing video games and focus more on the developing their talents with a camera.
Contact me today (020 8989 4886) to enroll your child in a private photography workshop to cultivate their photography skills and emotional growth in a warm, safe and nurturing environment.
Kim Rix
Kim Rix Photography
Making Memories Precious