Stage 2

Digital Photography

Assumed Knowledge

Basic Digital Imaging skills.



Focus Capabilities

Personal development, work and learning.

Related Subject
Subject Description

Digital Imaging is a Design and Technology subject where students develop photography and graphic design skills. Students develop skills in using a DSLR Camera to take photos, and digital manipulation and enhancement of images using Adobe Photoshop. They develop skills and knowledge through the Skills and Application Tasks, and use the Design Process to design a Major and Minor Product. 

  • Advanced use of Adobe Photoshop and other editing software.

  • Completing the various stages of the Design Process to create a Photographic Major and Minor Product.

  • Editing and manipulating various captured images.

  • Completing Skills and Application tasks, which involve capturing own images using DSLR Cameras and editing/enhancing/manipulating images using Adobe Photoshop.

  • Exploring and analyzing materials and their specifications.

  • Investigating and analysing existing products, focusing on their environmental impact, applied processes, style and applied skills. ​

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Assessment Type 1:

Skills & Application Tasks: 2 Skills and Application Tasks. 1 Materials Application Investigation.

Assessment Type 2:

Product: 1 Major Product: Photographic Calendar. 1 Minor Product: Advertisement.

Assessment Type 3:

External Assessment: ​2000 Word Folio - Documentation of product design process and evaluation

Assessment Type 4:


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