Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

12 Photography 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Bryn Corkery.


At least 16 credits in Level 1 Painting (11PN1) or Level 1 Photography & Design (11PH1)

OR HoD approval.


Students generate and develop ideas, using drawing methods related to established Photography 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.
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).
The department has dslr cameras available for students to borrow but it is recommended that students have access to their own entry level DSLR camera if possible.


Visual Art


13 Design 1, 13 Photography 1

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Aeroplane Pilot, Artist, Tattoo Artist, Film/Television Camera Operator, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Conservator, Jeweller, Curator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Early Childhood Teacher, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Florist, Lighting Technician, Nanny/Child Carer, Photographer, Signmaker, Valuer, Garment Technician

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*12PH1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $75