From Erin Gifford at the Today Show:

Nearly everyone has a digital camera these days. They’ve gotten so inexpensive that there’s hardly any barrier to bringing up a budding photographer. With photo tours in many cities — even in national parks — there are many opportunities to teach children how to take good digital photos, giving them a greater appreciation of their surroundings, particularly when they travel.


We should start a “Photo of the Week” feature at The PediaBlog!  To submit a photo, email the file to  Please include the name of the picture-taker, age (if a child), and the division of Pediatric Alliance you belong to.  Include any information or story about the picture for context.

Article here.