Photographic Imaging

Year 10
Subject Information

Students may choose up to four units from the Technology Learning Area.

Subject Description

This unit is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of photographic imaging and its associated issues. It has a strong focus on the Design Cycle.
During this course students will have the opportunity to:

  • Acquire the knowledge and skills in photographic processes, digital cameras and modern techniques, with an emphasis on contemporary technology

  • Investigate aspects of good photographic composition

  • Develop skills in capturing images by means of excursions and photographic projects.

  • Learn to handle photographic equipment in a safe and practical manner.

  • Gain an understanding of traditional darkroom technology, although the main emphasis will embrace current photographic techniques using modern computer facilities

  • Use software to design and modify graphics for montages and/or web pages

  • Problem-solve using the Design Cycle

Demonstrate skills approaching industry or community practice in effectively recording and communicating their design thinking.

Course Fees


Additional Costs

This subject will involve excursions to capture images for photographs and projects. There may be a cost of $20.00 involved.

Criterion A:

Inquiring & Analysing

Criterion C:

Creating the Solution

Criterion B:

Developing Ideas

Criterion D:


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