Artist Spotlight, Inspiration

Child’s Play: Pond5 Artists Spotlighting the Spirit of Youth


Whether we’re celebrating family, feeling nostalgic for youth, or simply embracing our inner child, kids play an important role in how we relate to each other and the world. This month’s featured artists from our curators spotlight that childlike spirit through an enchanting variety of media.

Explore all the Pond5 clips used in this video »

Featured photo artist

Photographers represented by the London-based agency RooM are masters of capturing essential elements of childhood. Neverending exploration, brotherhood, and childlike joy are pictured in their sincere and authentic imagery.

Red Haired Girl Holding Autumn Leaf
Red Haired Girl Holding Autumn Leaf by RooMtheAgency

Portrait Of Young Girl In Lace Hood
Portrait of Young Girl in Lace Hood by RooMtheAgency

Check out more stunning images from RooMtheAgency »

Featured video artist

All the memories of childhood are brought back by Digitalemotion’s clips. The Vancouver, Canada based cinematographer focuses on family values, connection, and love in his works, and that’s what makes his portfolio so lovable.

Grandson Walking With Grandparents in Park by Digitalemotion

Boy Blowing Out Candles on His Birthday Cake by Digitalemotion

Check out Digitalemotion’s portfolio for more great clips »

Featured SFX artist

Renaissance media maker Ian Hubball creates many things. On Pond5, he’s got video, photos, music — and SFX, which is what we want to focus on this month. His sounds of childhood range from goofy to spooky to nostalgic.

Children Playing by Marbury

Bubble Factory by Marbury

Discover more sounds of childhood by Marbury »

Featured collection
Childhood Memories

We’ve rounded up a series of After Effects templates that are perfect for featuring special moments from childhood, celebrating and announcing events, and simply embracing playtime. Start customizing your favorites!

Claymation Effect by nopow

View the full featured collection »

Like the media we used in the video at the top of this post? Check out the entire Childhood Collection!

Top image: Girl Wearing Glasses Making A Silly Face by RooMtheAgency