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Level 2 Art Photography

Level 2

Course Code: 2APHO
Who can I talk to: Miss Bluck

Students will explore the technical and creative possibilities of photography as an art form and build their visual literacy and understanding of the creative process. The focus is on original and creative thinking, using a range of experimental approaches and photographic conventions. Students will work towards a folio or digital folio of their photographic or moving image.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

Students will learn how to use a camera and build their understanding of image making and visual communication. This will include learning the technical skills of how to operate a digital SLR camera, the operation of studio lighting and techniques for postproduction using Adobe Suites. This course also introduces seeing, thinking and creating with a critical mind and eye to provide understanding of the construction and manipulation of photographic form and meaning. This course introduces contemporary technologies for producing photographic images. The fundamentals of using a digital single reflex camera are stressed. But the camera itself is redefined in this class by reconsidering everything from cell phones, the scanner as a camera, disposable cameras, film cameras, video cameras as legitimate tools for creating photographic images.

How Will The Course Contribute To My Qualification?

Code Title Credits Internal External Core Optional L1 Literacy L1 Numeracy UE Reading UE Writing Date
AS 91317 Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established photography practice (2.3) 4 y y 12-11-2021
AS 91322 Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within photography (2.4) 12 y y 12-11-2021
AS 91447 Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography (3.2) 4 y y 29-06-2021
AS 91325 Produce a resolved work that demonstrates control of skills appropriate to cultural conventions (2.5) 4 y y 20-05-2021
Credits: 24
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? Yes

Entry Requirements

All students welcome.

Course Related Costs

No course costs for students.

Companion Subjects

Combines well with any other subject selection.

Subject Combination Notes

Not applicable