APH201

Level 2 Art Photography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: P. Simei-Barton

The course explores the use of digital photographic processes as a means of generating and developing visual ideas. Students will study art ideas and gain practical knowledge through using SLR digital cameras and Photoshop image manipulation techniques.

METHODS OF ASSESSMENT:
Internally assessed assignment work. Externally assessed body of work presented on A1 folio panels.

Course Overview

Term 1
Explore photographic conventions through practical assignment on using depth of field, silhouette & chiaroscuro
Research methods and ideas used by established photographic artists

Term 2
Apply knowledge of photographic techniques and conventions in a study of the urban environment - includes 1 day Field trip
In depth research methods and ideas used by established photographic artists

Term 3
Produce a body of work based on study of urban environment for external folio assessment

Term 4
Complete presentation of external folio assessment

Art

Recommended Prior Learning

Art Design & Photography 101 or evidence of practical experience in use of Digital Photography and Photoshop

A student may not do more than one of Art 201, Art Design 201 and Art Photography 201 without the permission of the HOD Art.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

School cameras available for use by students but own SLR Digital camera can be used.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91307 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.1 - Demonstrate an understanding of methods and ideas from established practice appropriate to photography
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91322 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within photography
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91447 v2
NZQA Info
Photography 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to photography
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 4

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.

Pathway Tags

Creative Industries,

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