Course Title: Enhance, manipulate and output photo images

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5348 Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Enhance, manipulate and output photo images

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2017

Course Contact: Joel Rainford

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop skills and knowledge to be able to capture digital images. You will work on the production of visual art images and gain an understanding on the production of the art photo imaging industry. This course allows you to conceptualise, research and initiate projects; undertake strategic planning and production tasks; manage finances; output visual art photo images to industry specifications; and liaise/consult with a range of associated and allied persons, work teams, government agencies and private enterprise.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPHI403 Enhance, manipulate and output photo images


1. Plan image output

2. Prepare for analog or digital work

3. Enhance and manipulate images

4. Output images

5. Complete post-shoot activities

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:

  • Practical tasks, a major project
  • Direct observation including exploration of and experimentation with techniques
  • A digital portfolio which demonstrates personal reflection and feedback
  • Direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence.

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