Children Photograph Their Life in China – American Red Cross

From Reuters:

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In an effort to involve children in a creative exercise of self-expression, the Red Cross gave 200 disposable cameras to fourth, fifth and sixth-graders in the Southern Ningxia region to capture their world on film and document their daily lives. They were taught the basics of photography and asked to follow their instincts. The results were astounding, especially since none of the children had ever used a camera before. The photographs provided an honest and realistic glimpse into their daily lives. [Full Text]

March 31, 2007 3:04 PM
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