2PHO

Level 2 Visual Art Photography

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Blackwell

Students are introduced to photographic practice within a visual art context. Students will learn how to use the manual (DSLR) camera. They will also learn to use a range of digital and analogue photographic processes. Students will learn about photographers work and established photography practice and use this knowledge to inform their own work to explore and visually communicate ideas. They will create and produce a body of work in the form of an external folio submission at the end of the year. Students will learn how to use the following Adobe computer software programs: Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop and InDesign.
Students will work in consultation with their teacher to devise a personalised learning and assessment programme which will compromise of up to a maximum total of 20 credits.


Approximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery

Cost: $50 for specialised equipment to produce external portfolio which the students get to Take home at the end of the course
It is advantageous for students to have their
own DSLR camera but this is not an entry
requirement. The department has cameras
available for students to use to
create their coursework.

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91307 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.1 - Demonstrate an understanding of methods and ideas from established practice appropriate to photography
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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