Year 13 Photography

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.

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
A.S. 91457 v2 Photography 3.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within photography practice
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

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