Connecting kids to nature through photography.
Focus on Nature is registered charity in Guelph, Ontario that seeks to inspire young people to explore and connect with nature through photography workshops in schools and at camps.
The Big Picture: children and natureDevelopment of Focus on Nature was inspired in part by Richard Louv’s 2005 book “Last Child in the Woods” and numerous research findings about the long-term consequences of a growing disconnect between young people and their natural surroundings. [more]
Photography: The Art of Seeing
Photography has been called “the art of seeing” (Freeman Patterson) and as such it can be a powerful tool for cultivating our observational skills, enticing us to slow down and pay attention to the details we might normally pass by. [more]