Students may choose up to four units from the Technology Learning Area.
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.
This subject will involve excursions to capture images for photographs and projects. There may be a cost of $20.00 involved.
Inquiring & Analysing
Creating the Solution