L3 Photography

3PHO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Mears

Prior Learning & Prerequisites

Prerequisites: 

It is recommended that students have Achieved in Level 2 Photography External Portfolio Boards

Photography develops visual thinking and compositional art making skills. It leads  to further study at tertiary level in the Creative and Fine Arts and can lead to rewarding career outcomes.

Level 3 Photography is a UE accredited subject.



Level 3 Photography - Through the Lens - an exploration of contemporary photography practice




Level 3 Photography is a camera  based  Visual Arts drawing course. It is a course for students who have achieved Level 2 Photography and want to expand their thinking skills in Digital Photography and lens based art making. The course expands students’ proficiency with the camera and lighting studio. Editing and layout skills are honed using Adobe LIghtroom, Photoshop and InDesign. 

In the first internal achievement standard (3.2) students will utilise established photography practice to develop an understanding photography conventions and the possibilities to make Art with a camera and in the second internal achievement standard (3.3) students will use photography conventions and a knowledge of established photography practice to systematically clarify their art making ideas and to edit a series of Photography drawings using the Adobe Creative Suite. 

Photography develops visual thinking and compositional art making skills. It leads  to further study at tertiary level in the Creative and Fine Arts and can lead to rewarding career outcomes.                                                                                




Learning Areas:

2022 Level 3 Courses


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Basic art materials such as communal pens and pencils, access to specialty photography will be available. It is recommended that students have a take home kit that includes a good design pen, a highlighter, a quality visual diary plus a USB stick drive.

The Kaipara College Art Department also provides limited loan DSLR cameras (on signing of a loan agreement) plus free access to the Adobe Creative Suite and a limited number of PC's for student use.

It is recommended that students that take this course have access to their own DSLR camera, laptop or computer as that will enhance their ability to keep up with the course at home and at school.

Students will be able to place a stationery order at the start of the year to purchase the materials that they want for their personal practice or are free to supply their own.


Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Tattoo Artist, Film/Television Camera Operator, Curator, ArtTeacher, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Lighting Technician, Photographer


Disclaimer

Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.