Course Title: Use a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4281

Course Title: Use a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Ninna Cikoja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop skills and knowledge required to apply a range of techniques to the use of a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent. Current photoimaging industry practice relies increasingly on digital imaging processes and this is reflected in the training and assessment of this course.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI05B Use a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent


1 Operate the camera

2 Experiment with techniques to capture photographic images

3 Review images

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 for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through completion of a body of work that demonstrates concept development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio.Your learning activities will take place in a digital studio and lecture theatre. You will complete exercises and industry style projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study.