Level 2 Visual Arts - Photography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms V. Stead

Recommended Prior Learning

No prior study required.

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

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, screen-printing, publishing, photo journalism, photo finishing, museum and gallery curating, and education.


Creative Arts

Assessment Policy & Procedures

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

Career Pathways

Media Producer, Architectural Technician, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Auctioneer, Make-up Artist, Animator/Digital Artist, Artist, Film/Television Camera Operator, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Conservator, Curator, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Lighting Technician, Photographer, Valuer

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.


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.