2PHOTO2

2 Photo Design (2PHOTO2)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Ferguson

Learn how to learn like an artist. Push the boundaries of what visual art in the field of Photography or Design can be. Question the social and physical world we live in through the production of artworks in the field of Photography or Design.


** Learners are able to take both Photo Design and Passion for Painting as these are two separate subjects.

** Learners' work is able to be assessed against either photography or design visual arts standards in this course.

** Learners choosing photography would benefit from their own DSLR Camera with or approx specs of ISO Sensitivity ... Auto, 100 to 25600, Shutter ... 30 to 1/4000 Second, Aperture ... Maximum: f/3.5 - 5.6 Minimum: f/22 - 38.   

Course Overview

Term 1
Through the creation of a photographic artists, workbook learners will develop their creative making skill and understanding of photographic processes and procedures.

Term 2
Through the creation of a photographic artists, workbook learners will develop their creative making skill and understanding of photographic processes and procedures. Internal assessments will be used against learners photographic workbook.

Term 3
Learners will create a photographic body of artworks for external assessment.

Term 4
Learners will create a photographic body of artworks for external assessment.

Recommended Prior Learning

Learning within senior level 1 or junior photography/photo design of the Visual Arts would be an advantage. Consultation with Learning area leader would be required if the above courses haven't been undertaken.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
Course Fee $20.00 for in class materials and resources.
Possible Field Trip and or Workshop opportunities to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35. Associated field trip fees are used to cover travel expenses and entry fee. * An actual amount to be confirmed during the course depending on available activities, exhibitions and events.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
Students would benefit from having their own DSLR camera, camera bag and SD card for external folio work. * There are limited school cameras available for learner use.
A laptop that is capable of running current Adobe Creative Cloud software would be beneficial.
Adobe Creative Cloud software is available to purchase from the school $10.00 for students enrolled in this course.

Course-related Art Kits are able to be purchased from National Art Supplies at a cost of $22.00 using the following link. (National Art Supplies Link) Items may need to be replenished throughout the year depending on learner use including print materials.

While the same items can be purchased separately from other art suppliers, we believe the quality of the items and the fact that the pack is individually labelled, delivered to school and ready for the start of the school year provides excellent value for money and convenience. Course specific items included below
A3 Eco Sketch Pad Portrait Pad
A3 Display Book
Pencil
Black Gel Pen
Eraser
Permanent Marker F/M
Glue stick
Mesh Pencil Case

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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. 91312 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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
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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