Photography Book for Kids
Kids will be inspired by the photographers featured in Extraordinary Women with Cameras, so this book makes a great gift.
Each of these female photographers has had an impact on the industry and on the rest of us who have benefited from their work.
It will inspire children to dream of a creative hobby, a future career or just to enjoy visual arts.
Some of the photographers in the book were already familiar to me, but I discovered many that I hadn’t known of before.
- Dorothea Lange
- Annie Leibovitz
- Diane Arbus
- Vivian Maier
- Anne Geddes
- Kuni Sugiura
- Margaret Bourke-White
- Eve Arnold
- Cindy Sherman
- Florestine Perrault Collins
- Berenice Abbott
- Anna Atkins
- Imogen Cunningham
- Coreen Simpson
- Dulce Pinzn
- Dayanita Singh
- Sally Mann
- Helen Levitt
- Lee Miller
- Frances Benjamin Johnston
- Carrie Mae Weems
- Christina Broom
- Gertrude Ksebier
- Germaine Krull
- Gisele Freund
- Mary Ellen Mark
- Francesca Woodman
- Jill Greenberg
- Barbara Kruger
- Gerda Taro
- Sarah Moon
- Julia Margaret Cameron
- Ming Smith
- Rinko Kawauchi
- Martha Holmes
Which ones do you think will inspire your kid the most?
The book is recommended for kids ages 8 to 12, but, of course, that is just a guideline.
Use your own judgement as to your child’s interests and reading ability.
Your child may be intrigued by the individual photographers featured in the book, so they might want to do additional research on their favorites.
As an adult, I enjoyed reading about these inspiring women, too.
Extraordinary Women with Cameras
35 Photographers Who Changed How We See the World
Pub Date 8/16/22
This new a new children’s book captures the stories of iconic female photographers, including Dorothea Lange’s haunting portraits of American history, Margaret Bourke-White’s bravery as the first female war correspondent in WWII, Florestine Perrault Collins’ influential images depicting Black life in the 1920s, and Anne Geddes’ joyful and elaborately-staged portraits of adorable babies.
Ever since photography was invented almost 200 years ago, women all over the world have taken groundbreaking, inspiring photographs.
Extraordinary Women with Cameras explores the stories of 35 of the most talented historical and contemporary shutterbugs.
Some of their names may be familiar, and some may be totally new, but all of them contributed to the fascinating, beautiful field of photography.
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