Level 2 Art Photography

APH201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: P. Simei-Barton

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.


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

Faculties:

Art



Pathway

Level 3 Art Photography

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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

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

Pathway Tags

Creative Industries