02PHO

Level 2 Art Photography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Lord

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.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A4 Visual Diary $5
Digital SLR Cameras are recommended but are also available for student use.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91317 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established photography practice
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91322 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within photography
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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