“COVID-19 affects everybody in different ways” says 4-H’er

Recent 4-H photography challenge winners also announced

Hi, my name is Tahlia Clarke. Even though I’m not going to school, or any other social event, I still am keeping busy with schoolwork and Yellowhead 4-H Photography assignments.

With all of that work you might think that I have a lot to do. Well, if I stay on task and get everything done I don’t. So I usually have a lot of free time.

I helped my mom put her flowers in pots, I also helped her put some vegetables in the garden. I watch my little sister, I love to go outside, and I especially love to go swimming in the pool.

So how does COVID-19 affect me? COVID-19 affects everybody in different ways, even if you don’t notice it, EVERYBODY is affected.

I feel like COVID-19 has affected me in a way that I can’t interact with people, I can’t go to stores without them being closed, or there is a specific number of people that can go inside (and to be honest because of COVID-19 my Mom doesn’t like me going into stores anyway).

COVID-19 has affected me in a way that I can’t do anything that I used to be able to do.

All I know is that this is going to get better.

Stay home and stay safe.



The Yellowhead 4-H Macro and Close-Up Photography challenge results are official. The Macro (really really close) challenge awarded first place to Isabella MacDougal (ladybug on a dandelion photo), and second place to Tahlia Clarke (dandelion shedding seeds photo). The Close-Up challenge was a tie for first place with Niomi Cartwright (curious cat photo), and Tessa Salle (toad on the grass).

“This Macro/close-up challenge was really well done by the 4-H members with well over 30 entries,” commented Yellowhead 4-H Photography Leader, Brent Hamblin. “The photographs ranged from bugs, bees and slugs, to rocks, pine cones, frogs, toads, old vehicle parts, cats, and the overall favorite subject was dandelions. The members learned how challenging it is to get the technical parts correct, such as focusing and choosing the best aperture. Even more challenging though was finding a cooperative bug that would stay still long enough to get it’s picture taken on a flower.”

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