Level 2 Photography

Course Description

Contact Person: M. Brewster

Year 12 Photography

Students will research information about photography processes, procedures and techniques. They will then develop approaches for manipulating/creative effects with photographic images. The goal of this course is to develop skills in picture making techniques and for students to move towards a sense of personal direction for the externally assessed portfolio.

Students learn how cameras work and the range of technical functions to further their inquiry and ability in this subject. Students express their learning through individual research, experimentation and presentation of their work. Students need to be able to work independently on individual and original project ideas including homework photo shoots outside of class time. 


Level 3 Art Design, Level 3 Art History, Level 3 Art Photography, Level 3 Art Printmaking

Contributions and Equipment

$45 for materials. This includes the cost of one packet of photographic paper at $30 per packet.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91312 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography
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
Total Credits

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

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Animator, Artist, Photographer, Visual Journalist, Forensic Photographer, Archivist, Artistic Director, Teacher, Illustrator, Interior Designer, Video Game Designer, Web Designer, Film and Video Editor, Information Systems, Engineer, Software Developer, Small Business Owner, Website Developer, Website Manager, Product and Support, E-Commerce, Marketing Consultant, Sales and Marketing, Digital Artist, Production Media - TV, Music Videos Graphics: 2D Animator, Visual Designer, Computer Finished Artist, Junior Art Director, Animator/Digital Artist, Diversional Therapist, Aeroplane Pilot, Artist, Tattoo Artist, Film/Television Camera Operator, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Diver, Interior Designer, Conservator, Curator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Early Childhood Teacher, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Lighting Technician, Nanny/Child Carer, Photographer, Signmaker, Valuer, Garment Technician

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