Tag archives for Photography

  1. On this day… Zooming Camera Lenses!

    On this day in 1947, Dr. Frank Gerard Back demonstrated the first camera with a zoom feature. This feature was made possible by the invention of the “varifocal lens.”  Prior to this invention, photographers were required to move their cameras closer to their object to simulate “zoom.” Dr. Back first showed off his invention at […]

  2. Summer Bliss

    Most of you are just about ready to start school (if you haven’t already). And, as the days are obviously getting shorter,  I bet all of you are reflecting (mourning?) as much on another quickly passed summer as you are planning for this school year. Though I’m “retired,” I’m no different. On Monday I’m off […]

  3. Vote for Your Texas Photowalk Winner…

    What a wonderful day we had all over the state of Texas sharing with friends on our Discovery Photowalk through the state’s nature gardens.  Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin and Houston all had teachers meeting to participate in this fun and relaxing event. Austin met at the Laguna Gloria Museum, DFW met at River Legacy Park and […]

  4. Spring PhotoWalk 2010

    cc licensed flickr photo shared by brookenovak Walks Across Texas! A photowalk is designed to get people out and practicing photography skills in the company of others. Find out new things about your camera, how to shoot subjects better, and just relax with other teachers who enjoy it too! Discovery Education is hosting three walks […]