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Mrs. England from Maryville TN is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Study to Studio- Practicing Photography Like a Pro!

Help me give my students a professional studio lighting kit and equipment to create quality, creative photographs!

  • $633 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Full of excitement for this brand new class, my high school photography students are eager to create awesome compositions with digital cameras! They are surrounded by and produce images on social media on a daily basis. These students are seeking to learn more about photography as an art form and possible business.

Since this is the first digital photography class to be offered at our school, the students are super excited and highly motivated to learn and create!

Obtaining the gear and equipment necessary to set up a "professional" photography studio in the art room will greatly increase their excitement and experience in this class!

I am looking forward to this new learning adventure with my students. They are all special and amazing artists!

My Project

Students come to Digital Photography class with a love for taking pictures and sharing their images with others. In today's digital age, many are equipped with smartphone cameras that spur their passion for photography, but some long to learn more. These photography students desire to take their skills to a new level of learning using professional grade materials and equipment.

We are working hard here in the art department to develop a quality photography program where students have access to professional equipment that they do not have at home.

Having the ability to practice in a relevant, real-world setting will give them the skills and confidence they need to continue their pursuits and passions with photography.

Setting up this studio space will enable students to practice manipulating studio lighting to create quality images that are both professional-looking and creative. Students will be able to work with portrait, product, still life, macro, and other types of photography using this equipment. This photography studio will positively affect the students' ability to achieve more and grow as an artist and photographer.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Neewer Battery Powered (700 Full Power Flashes) Outdoor Studio Flash Strobe Li-ion Battery with 2.4G System(Trigger Included),German Engineered,3.96 Pounds,Vision 4 for Location Shooting,Bowens Mount • Amazon Business $159.99 1 $159.99
Andoer Lighting Kit, Photography Studio Softbox Light Kit and 6.6ftx10ft Background Support System, Including 3pcs Backdrops(Black/White/Green) Screen for Photo, Video, Portrait and Product Shooting • Amazon Business $119.99 1 $119.99
Travor Photo Studio Light Box 24 x 24 inch Dimmable Photography Lighting Shooting Tent Kit with LED Lights, Portable Bag and 4 Color Backdrops (White Black Red Blue) • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Neewer Photo Studio 43 inches 5-in-1 Collapsible Multi-Disc Lighting Reflector Diffuser Kit Includes 6.5 Feet Metal Light Stand and Telescopic Reflector Support Arm for Portrait Video Photography • Amazon Business $65.99 1 $65.99
ESDDI 64" Camera Tripod, Compact Aluminum Tripod for DSLR, Photography Tripod with Monopod 360 Degree Ball Head 1/4" Aluminum Quick Release Plate Phone Holder for Vlog,Travel and Work • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
14 Pack Color Correction Light Gel Filter Sheet Colored Overlays Transparency Film Plastic Sheets, 11.7 by 8.3 Inches, 7 Colors • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89

Materials cost

$499.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$537.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.82

Total project goal

$632.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$632.16

2 Donors

-$632.16

Donations toward project cost

-$537.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.82

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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