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Big Bend photographer captures milestones and makes smiles during coronavirus 'Stay at Home'

Posted: 6:01 AM, Mar 26, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-26 06:01:57-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Master photographer Kira DerryBerry launched 'Stay at Home Photography' projects online to help break the boredom from COVID-19 lockdowns.

With business slow right now, she launched Make Faces! Stay at Home Photography series online.

It's a free online tutorial, full of step by step projects you can do with your entire family.

Assignments include teaching you how to create your background, editing tips, even the best apps to use to create professional photos in your home.

"I don't think taking photos is high on everyone's mind right now, on their priority lists but I don't want them to miss those moments," said Derryberry. "When they come see me we capture moments and now I want to help them capture those moments at home. It's a historic moment. We should be documenting it."

Derryberry says she's had people from all over the country take part in the challenge.

New projects will be released every week.

She also encourages everyone to spread a little happiness on social media feeds with your creations!

Derryberry is one of several local artist who's using the Council on Culture and Art's new website feature that lists their online classes and live streaming events.

If you're looking for other ways to keep entertained, check it out.

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