Level 2 Art Photography
Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Bribiesca
A photographer is a professional that focuses on the art of taking photographs with a camera. Photographers use artificial and/or natural lighting to capture pictures of various people, places and things in a variety of settings.
Students will learn how to competently use a digital DSLR camera and how to take effective and artistic photos ranging from still-life to portraiture. Students will use photography as a means of establishing ideas and will produce a folio of work.
Students will also have the opportunity to complete a 4 credit level 3 standard in photography in preparation for level 3.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
A4 Visual Diary $5
Digital SLR Cameras are recommended but are also available for student use.
Recommended Prior Learning
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 4
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.
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