Be Active - Photographic Scavenger Hunt

Want to be more active and need inspiration?
Looking for ways to exercise your powers of observation?
Want to challenge yourself to take different photographs?

Said yes to any or all of the above? Do this fabulous photographic scavenger hunt on your own or in a pair as a relaxing activity; or up the challenge and play with teams first team to finish is the winner!

Wellbeing benefits:

Be active
Connect to others
Think clearly

Examples of how this activity can help me:

I want to keep my mind in the present and 'enjoy the moment' more.
I want to find new and interesting ways to keep active.


20-30 minutes.

Who can I do this activity with?

On own, with someone else, or as a team. This activity is great for all ages.

Where can I do this activity?


How often can I do this activity?

We recommend doing this activity and/or the 'new activity suggestion' regularly to feel the benefits.

What do I need?

  • Digital camera or camer phone
  • A copy of the Photographic Scavenger Hunt list
  • Pen or pencil
  • Making it a challenge? Then add a team of explorers, a meeting point, a referee, a timescale and a watch (20-30 minutes - suggested time)

Did you know?

Outdoor activities have proven health benefits.  Being outdoors can help improve physical fitness, increase our concentration, boost our happiness and increase our vitamin D levels.  Vitamin D is essential for maintaining good health.

"I am new to photography and I never know what to take photos of. I found this exercise a great way to think about framing my subject. I really enjoyed looking for things. I never knew the place I lived was so interesting!"

Workshop participant

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