PHOT501 – Photography Fundamentals
To introduce students to the fundamental aspects of digital photographic image making, emphasising the exploration of photography, basic digital camera capture, workflow, and image-editing software skills. The course will enable students to develop these skills to produce a body of photographic print work with supporting research.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Blended – methods will involve online activities, ePortfolio, tutorials, lectures, workshops, group activities, guest speakers, field trips, critiques, collaborative projects, as appropriate.
- Learning Outcomes
- 1. Demonstrate proficiency across a range of photography procedure and skills
2. Analyse and use codes and conventions of the photographic discipline
3. Demonstrate ability to act and think through a reflective process
4. Create, develop, and integrate a broad range of content in response to a project brief
- • Camera function overview
• Digital file processing to photographic print output
• Photographic composition values
• Image control through image-editing software
• Contextual research
- Assessment Criteria
- The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students need to provide sufficient evidence against all learning outcomes and gain an overall mark of 50% in order to pass this module.
- Learning and Teaching Resource
- • Studio and presentation spaces
• Domain-specific software and tools, including industry-spec computers.