Photographer Badge

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By practising their skills, Cubs develop basic photography and/or home video production knowledge and skills to create meaningful images. [1]


A. Do the following:

  1. Understand and explain the features of the camera you are using and how to properly care in the equipment.
  2. Explain and demonstrate how to property load, focus, hold and shoot the camera, along with knowing some common mistakes in taking pictures.
  3. Understand the different types of film or tape available for your camera and their uses.

B. Using the above skills, complete any three (3) of the following:

  1. Make a family tree using pictures or video tape.
  2. Create a display of photographs or video on a subject of your choice.
  3. Write a short safety story and illustrate it through pictures or video using members of your pack, six or friends as the cast.
  4. Create a short skit and tell it through photos or video tape using members of your pack, six or friends as the cast.
  5. Take a set of nature pictures or video and display it to your pack.
  6. Take a roll of pictures or video of interesting people and places in your community.
  7. Interview a senior citizen about what life was like at your age using photos or video to record your interview.
  8. Create a display of photographs or video showing your six or pack at a meeting, outing or camp and show this at a Scouting event.

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