Archive for May, 2011
Today, we are back in the North West of England to spend the first of two days at Bidston Avenue Primary School here on the Wirral, and the Elections get our vote!
With the school being used as a polling station, it made sense for us to spend some time with the teachers today, and work alongside the children tomorrow, breaking creative teaching down in to its constituent parts .
We met Stuart back last November while at the Durham Primary Headteachers Conference and were struck by his desire to seek out and deliver the very best for his children and staff. The school website reflects this, with a whole section devoted to the power of smiling, and there were many, many smiles here today.
We are really looking forward to our day tomorrow, when we will be in the classrooms with the children and their teachers.
Thank you to Stuart, for recording his thoughts on today:
We’ve been experimenting with tilt shift for a while now.
Tilt-shift photography is basically using your camera to make the photo taken seem miniature.
You could spend hours with camera movements, selective focus, shallow depth of field, a tilt-shift lens, rotation of the lens plane relative to the image plane, “tilt”, movement of the lens parallel to the image plane, shift…