Photography Skills - Level 3 (Semester 1)

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

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

To be confirmed


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

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91447 v2 Photography 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to photography
A.S. 91460 v2 Visual Arts 3.5 - Produce a resolved work that demonstrates purposeful control of skills appropriate to a visual arts cultural context
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 8

* 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: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

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