Level 2 Visual Arts - Photography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms V. Stead

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Creative photography established practice (portrait, still life, landscape, collage), image analysis, visual literacy, camera techniques, lighting techniques, digital skills (Photoshop), journal documentation, folio presentation, gallery visits, exhibition "of photography.

This course leads to Level 3 Photography, tertiary study and careers in photography, e.g. commercial, forensics, industrial, medical, fashion, documentary, visual arts photography and allied fields such as visual arts, design, screenprinting, publishing, photo journalism, photo finishing, museum and gallery curating, and education.


Level 3 Photography, Level 3 Visual Arts - Design, Level 3 Visual Arts - Painting

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.

Recommended Prior Learning

No prior study required.

Exclusions: a maximum of TWO Visual Arts courses may be taken.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91312 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography
A.S. 91322 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within photography
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.


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