12PH1

12 Photography 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms I. Schwalger

Students should have access to their own entry level DSLR camera


Students learn how to use manual camera functions to control exposure and how to use studio lighting equipment. Students will mainly use digital photography including digital file management, using scanners, printers and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom and Indesign).
Students generate and develop ideas, using drawing methods related to established practice.
They will use drawing materials, processes and techniques appropriate to photography. Students will create work toward their own individual folio which will be presented as a body of work over 2 A1 size panels.
Students will look at ideas and methods used by well known artistic photographers.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12PH1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $90

Prerequisites

At least 16 credits in Level 1 Painting (11PN1) or Level 1 Design for Print (11PH1)
OR HoD approval

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91322 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within photography
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91317 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established photography practice
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91312 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0