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Regardless if you are a novice or expert, taking photographs is an enjoyable experience for all. Picture taking transcends the generation gap and is enjoyed by people of all ages. Since May is National Photography Month, celebrate by taking copious amounts of pictures and turn them into memories that are sure to be remembered for years to come.
Spark Your Interest or Develop Your Skills
Check out these photography books from our catalog that will help you turn these fleeting moments into captured memories for the future:
- The Beginner’s Photography Guide
- Mastering Digital SLR Photography by David Busch
- Digital Close-Up Photography Q & A: Great Tips and Hints from a Top Pro by Paul Davies
- Food Styling and Photography for Dummies by Alison Parks-Whitfield
Atherton Library is hosting two photography contests May through August that will surely intrigue any budding photographer!
Do you love comic books and super heroes? If the answer is yes, then you should know about our super hero photography contest that will last from May through June! Drop in to Atherton Library wearing your favorite super hero t-shirt/costume and have your photo taken by staff. You will be entered for a chance to win gift card raffle prizes. You also can e-mail us your photos to be entered as well.
In conjunction with our Summer Reading program, "Reading is So Delicious," Atherton is holding a "Food-tography" contest that will last from June to August. You can e-mail us photos of completed meals, preparation of meals, or pretty much anything that has to do with food for a chance to win gift card!
Photo credit: brtsergio
Jacqui Grande is an aide for Atherton Library. She is a budding photographer, and one of her favorite landmarks to take photographs of is the Golden Gate Bridge.