Level 3 Photography
Teacher in Charge: Ms V. Stead
LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Creative photography, image analysis, visual literacy, camera techniques, lighting techniques, digital skills (Photoshop), journal documentation, folio presentation, gallery visits, exhibition of photography.
This course leads to tertiary study and careers in photography (e.g. commercial, forensic, industrial, medical, fashion, documentary, visual arts photography) and allied fields such as screen printing, publishing, photo journalism, photo finishing, visual arts, design, museum and gallery curating, and education.
Recommended Prior Learning
Ideally 12 credits from Level 2 Photography or with HOD's approval.
Visual Arts. Exclusions: a maximum of TWO Visual Arts courses may be taken
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
All course related materials for use in class will be supplied by the school. It is highly recommended that a 16GB USB flash drive or higher is purchased and that students sign up for the discount priced Adobe license offered by the school, which will allow students access to Abode Photoshop at home.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Lynfield College has procedures and guidelines for the administering of assessments. Click HERE to go to the school website with more information, and links to the appropriate Year Level Assessment Guides.