Level 3 Photography*
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Students will be required to maintain a visual/digital diary which documents their generation of ideas, photographic techniques, application of artist models, final imagery and development of ideas. Students will select a topic of their own choice and, using a variety of photographic approaches, create a body of Photography work which will be presented on 3 x A1 folio boards for external assessment.
In this course you will need to:
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- Creativity: You will be challenged to extend your ideas, draw inspiration from existing photographers, test and experiment with a wide range of camera functions, lighting and editing techniques.
- You will select your own ‘Social Issue’’ to develop a Fine Art Photographic body of work.
- Decision Making: You will apply the photographic process, associated language and terminology and use it to make decisions to inform the development of your own photographic practice.
- Use Photography techniques to develop imagery to explore ideas and communicate about your kaupapa.
- Digital Literacy: Use Adobe Photography programmes to edit, create multiple image constructions, and record your ideas.
- Depth of Field, Shutter Speed, Lighting, Multiple Image construction, Projection, Sculptural photography, digital and hand crafted manipulations.
- Time Management: Use the allocated time and set deadlines to manage your work output and receive quality feed-forward on your developing inquiry.
- Use the specialist studio and lighting gear to take your Photography to the next level!
- Collaboration: Learn to work with a model and assistants as you capture your imagery.
- Work with a crew of your classmates to manage your model, props, Lights and backdrops.
1 x optional achievement standard is available for some students, by negotiation with the classroom teacher.
All resources are supplied for use in class. It is recommended that students purchase their own 32GB SD card and a USB flash drive to manage their own files.