Course Title: Photography Professional Studio 2

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Photography Professional Studio 2

Credit Points: 24.00


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART3595

City Campus

Undergraduate

340H Art

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2017

VART3595

City Campus

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016

Course Coordinator: Alan Hill

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4915

Course Coordinator Email: alan.hill@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Availability: Please email to make an appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

Successful completion of VART3593 Photography Professional Studio 1.

OR

Alternatively you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course. Contact your course coordinator if you think you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning. Further information: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=x94or0ccuu7k


Course Description

In this course you will work collaboratively and individually to explore ideas and develop them to create visual dialogues that communicate to specific audiences.

You will experiment with a range of media to discover effective ways to communicate these ideas. You will explore the theories and principles that are relevant to the theme of the studio. You will also have the opportunity to develop knowledge and technical skills that will enable you to produce the work that you have conceptualised. 
 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • Employ critical, cultural discourses and technical knowledge of professional photographic practices and emerging technologies to achieve imaging solutions for clients.
  • Utilise advanced photographic technical skills to construct imaging outcomes for industries including advertising, documentary, fashion, engineering, and technology.
  • Apply a body of theoretical and practical knowledge and specific skills in your discipline in which to base your professional practice or future study.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Interpret images through the application of different theories and frameworks.
  • Plan and produce images to convey intended meaning to specific audiences.
  • Investigate and apply materials and processes appropriate to your visual project.
  • Experiment with technical strategies in capture, post production and presentation to create photographic images.
  • Reflect on your own work and provide feedback on the work of others.


Overview of Learning Activities

The studio will be presented through a variety of activities including workshops, experimentation, lectures, critical analysis, discussion, practice, presentation and reflection.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

The University Library has extensive resources for Photography students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/photography

The Library provides guides on academic referencing: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian.
 


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. Assessment may include essays, reports, reflective papers, creative projects and presentations, individually and in groups. Assessment will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of your learning.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: Assessment Policy