Subject Details - 10 Photography

Subject Length1 semester
DescriptionThis course is designed for students with a keen interest in Photography.

Students are exposed to the exciting possibilities that photography has to offer in today's society. This encompasses the ability to take a well-composed snap shot, to a digitally enhanced advertisement, to a work of art. This is a practical course where students develop an understanding of the camera, creative camera compositions and the onboard tools of macro, sports assist and the flash. Students research the impact of digital manipulation and the importance of images in society. The influence of photography in a historical and contemporary context will also be explored.
TopicsPhotography basics: composition and camera operation
AssessmentStudents are assessed on practical and theoretical components against the Australian Curriculum achievement standards.

o Knowledge and Understanding
o Processes and Production Skills
Suggested Prior LearningYear 9 Digital Graphics
Additional InformationUSB Storage Device (8GB or more) for back up of student learning activities.