Shutterbugs In Training

Photography project - blurred figures sitting at dinner room tableHCTC Graphic Designer Gabe Herrera taught photography techniques to a group of seventh graders in the Destination Imagination class at Notre Dame Catholic School. This photo shows how students are using the slow shutter speed technique to practice capturing motion while the main subject of the photo is still. Destination Imagination is a hands-on learning system active in over 30 countries that fosters students’ creativity, courage and curiosity. Students complete open-ended challenges in the fields of STEM, fine arts and service learning. Participants learn patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and their ideas, and collaborative problem-solving. Teams showcase their solutions at a regional tournament, and they may go on to state and global competitions.