Level 2 Art Photography

Course Description

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.


Level 3 Art Design, Level 3 Art Photography

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry.

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91317 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established photography practice
A.S. 91322 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within photography
A.S. 91447 v2 Photography 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to photography
Total 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.

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

Pathway Tags

Art Historian, Art Critic, Arts Administrator, Arts and Cultural Planner, Website Owner/Blogger, Graphic Novel Author, Fibre Artist, Accessory Designer, Dressmaker, Fashion Consultant, Fashion Designer, Merchandiser, Costume Designer, Textiles, Advertising, Branding, Sign Writer, Magazine, Book Designer, Packaging, Typographer, Architect, Urban Design, Interior Designer, Set/Stage Design, Industrial Design, Prop, Ceramics, Jeweller, Weaver, Carver, Photographer, Photo Journalist, Animator, Illustrator, 3D Modellor, Web Design, App Design, Television, Special Effects, Game Design, Spray Painter, Illustrator, Story Boarder, Cartoonist, Fine Artist, Printmaker, Mural, Tattooist, Teacher, Lecturer, Art Dealer, Art Therapist, Stylist, Gallery Owner, Curator

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