XPHO

Photography Skills 3 (S1)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss R. Elmes

NB: You must select an even number of Semester Courses.

This a practical hands on class where students will learn the process of taking photographs using a variety of photographic conventions. A willingness to try, experiment and learn is key to being part of this subject. Students may complete ONE or BOTH of the assessments listed below in negotiation with their teacher. If choosing both the first and second semester of this course then students will be expected to complete more than one assessment.

This subject is NOT for students currently enrolled in PHO2 or intending to study PHO3.

In choosing Semester A and B students are able to complete additional assessments.



Course Overview

Semester A
Students will select a theme for their photographic investigation that looks at and applies the knowledge and skill of their selected artist model. The investigation of ideas will need to cover conventions and the development of ideas.

Semester B
Students will select a theme for their photographic investigation that looks at and applies the knowledge and skill of their selected artist model. The investigation of ideas will need to cover conventions and the development of ideas.

Prerequisites

Students do not need any prior learning but must come with a mindset of being willing to learn.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30 for the printing of photographs for exhibition.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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
A.S. 91460 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 3.5 - Produce a resolved work that demonstrates purposeful control of skills appropriate to a visual arts cultural context
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: 8
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0