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Take Your Best Shot!

Rochel Burstyn

Picture this: Approximately 2.5 billion people in the world own digital cameras. About 2,500 photos are snapped all over the world every second! In fact, today we snap as many photos every two minutes as humanity did in the entire 18th century! If the early photographers and scientists who helped develop photography technology were alive today to see this, they’d probably faint from shock! Let’s take a peek at some photography developments over the years:

 

Jr. Tales: Getting the Picture

Rachel Stein

Pumped up with excitement, Chava bounced across her room to investigate the brightly colored package on her bed. “I knew it!” she crowed, cradling her new camera in both hands.

 

Curious Junior: A Snapshot of Meir Haltovsky

Rochel Burstyn

A few months ago, JR. ran a View It! column that contained tips from Mishpacha’s photographer, Meir Haltovsky, who also chose the winners of the photo contest. We take this opportunity to thank Meir for sharing his expertise and for allowing us a peek into his work as a photographer.



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