Course Title: Apply photoimaging lighting techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4224

Course Title: Apply photoimaging lighting techniques

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 100.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2011

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to employ lighting techniques to a range of subjects in different workspaces. You become familiar with lighting requirements and the techniques used to meet these requirements. You also look at the selection of equipment needed sfor different lighting techniques.

This unit is delivered in conjuntion with:

BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI04B Apply photoimaging lighting techniques


1. Plan lighting requirements.

2. Prepare specific work environment

4. Capture image.

5. Restore work environment and equipment

3. Light the subject

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be familiar with a range of lighting equipment and techniques.  You will also be aware of health and safety issues that need to be addressed when using this equipment

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in practical exercises and through the application of learned skills and insights to your photography assignments in Food, Portrait, Fashion, Lighting