Tag: photography

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

The Razor’s Edge, by Madeleine Richey Are you a writer, a painter, a sculptor—an artist in any form? As a young artist, it can be hard to be recognized for your work and even harder if you are homeschooled and do not have a school that regularly hosts awards and provides opportunities to display your […]

Zev Hoover

Zev Hoover is a 14-year-old homeschooled student and self-taught photographer who lives in the Boston suburb of Natick, Massachusetts. The bright-eyed redhead has become quite an internet sensation lately due to his fanciful photos of digitally miniaturized people, many of which are self-portraits. On the Flickr image hosting site, Zev’s username is Fiddle Oak, a […]

R.I.P. Steve Jobs

  I am Reign Henderson, 13 years old. I’m not much of a talker (or a writer for that matter). I have ADHD. But, I am creative. I design clothing and I will succeed. It’s all still within my reach. So, I just wanted to say: Photography provided by: Lori Davette (www.LoriDavette.com) “It really saddens […]

Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans: Photographers of the Great Depression

By Peter Olsen In 1935 as part of his “New Deal” package, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Resettlement Administration, later renamed the Farm Security Administration (FSA). The purpose of this federal agency was to aid poor rural Americans who were uprooted from their farms during the Great Depression, a time when drought and over-farming […]