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Mr. Thanasoulis from Ozone Park NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Nifty Fifty

Help me give my students new lenses so we can practice taking portrait pictures.

  • $397 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

For the first time ever, my middle school will offer photography as a talent class. The students who make up my 2 sections of photography all voluntarily chose to be part of this new program in order to pursue their interest in photography and broaden their horizons. These kids are amazing, and they are going to be working all year to develop their own unique styles of photography in to express themselves and show us the world through their eyes.

My Project

This project will allow my students the opportunity to shoot with a fixed 50mm lens. These lenses will further expand my students’ abilities to take portrait photos.

It will be an amazing opportunity for them, and will help them become better photographers.

These lenses will allow them to experiment more with aperture, as well as ISO, and take portraits that display emotion. These will be very beneficial for the yearbook as well as the senior video and slideshow at graduation. I hope that my students can continue to grow and learn to become better photographers. Thank you so much for reading.

Mr. Thanasoulis
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon EF lens 50 mm • CDW-G $151.08 2 $302.16

Materials cost

$302.16

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$336.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.42

Total project goal

$396.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$396.11

2 Donors

-$396.11

Donations toward project cost

-$336.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.42

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$0.00

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