Course Title: Explore the descriptive and emotive nature of photo lighting

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5351 Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging

Course Title: Explore the descriptive and emotive nature of photo lighting

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 45

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6397C

City Campus

TAFE

340T Art

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to produce creative photo images using photo lighting principles.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPHI503 Explore the descriptive and emotive nature of photo lighting

Elements:

1. Research light and its relationship to photo imaging

2. Experiment with light for complex subjects

3. Apply lighting to create photo image mood


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Research light and its relationship to photoimaging.
  • Experiment with light and resolve lighting problems for complex subjects.
  • Apply descriptive and emotive lighting in a photoimaging context.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks in this course include: written assessments and practical tasks.