Year 13 Photography

Course selection will be active from the 14th August 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Zimmerman

This course continues to build upon digital photographic camera skills. 

Students follow their own photographic journeys based on established practice. The overarching theme for this course is '21st Century Issues.' Students will develop their own opinion on issues and convey this through visual communication. 

Students will take ownership of their developing work with many opportunities for personal choice of artist models and photographic techniques. Students are encouraged to explore their personal photographic style which could include: Documentary, Studio Photography, Photo manipulation etc. 

Students will maintain a visual diary and produce individual folio work. They will present work for assessment in the following formats: workbook, large scale exhibition works, 3 x A1 Folio Boards.

• Advanced Digital Photography
• Advanced Photoshop
• Independent Learning
• Visual communication
• Research
• Self-motivation
• Presenting works for Exhibition

Contributions and Equipment

Specific requirements for this class are:
Students must already have their own SLR or digital camera.

Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum of 12 credits NCEA Level 2 Photography or Design

Credit Information

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.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91452 v2
Photography 3.3 - Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established photography practice
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91457 v2
Photography 3.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within photography practice
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 14
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

This course is University approved and will allow you to meet the requirements for University Entrance.

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