Course Title: Apply photo imaging lighting techniques

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: OHTH5473C

Course Title: Apply photo imaging lighting techniques

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4312 - Certificate IV in Photo Imaging

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Guy Little

9925 4623

guy.little@rmit.edu.au
 

Nominal Hours: 20

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

In this course you will be required to participate in workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) processes. You will be required to demonstrate knowledge of health and safety principles and apply those principles to your work.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI403A Apply photo imaging lighting techniques

Element:

1. Set up lighting for photo shoot

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Confirm lighting characteristics required for subjects in consultation with relevant personnel as required
1.2. Select lighting equipment and accessories that best fit the purpose of images
1.3. Determine work environment needs
1.4. Select appropriate camera system and accessories
1.5. Correctly assemble camera and lighting systems according to work requirements
1.6. Undertake work with due regard to safety considerations
1.7. Use equipment and materials in a manner that minimises waste

Element:

2. Light subjects

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Position models and props as required
2.2. Test lighting techniques to determine their fitness for purpose
2.3. Adjust, modify and calibrate camera settings to meet lighting requirements
2.4. Work collaboratively with others when required to meet timelines associated with photo shoots

Element:

3. Complete and review shoot

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Capture images using appropriate camera features
3.2. Review images against work requirements and adjust lighting as required
3.3. Document work process as required

Element:

4. Complete post-shoot activities

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Safely clean and restore work environment to its original state
4.2. Clean and maintain equipment according to manufacturer instructions
4.3. Report damage to equipment according to organisational procedures
4.4. Safely transport and store equipment and materials and ensure readiness for future use


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this unit, you will be demonstrate safe work practices for the photography industry


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will consist of:

In class activities include, but are not limited to:
teacher demonstration
student practice using a range of equipment
group discussion
teacher directed group activities

Out of class activities include, but are not limited to:
online research


Teaching Schedule

Week

Class content

This course is co-delivered and assess with CUVPHI403A Apply photo imaging lighting techniques.

AssessmentElements
1Course outline, assessment & introduction, lighting stands, clamps & supportsOHS assessment 1 dueCUVPHI403A 1,2,
BSBOHS201A 1,2
2Correct use, safe handling and transportation of lighting stands & supportsOHS assessment 1 dueCUVPHI403A 1,2,
BSBOHS201A 1,2
3Correct use, safe handling and transportation of tripods booms release platesOHS assessment 2 dueCUVPHI403A 1,2,
BSBOHS201A 1,2
4Correct use, safe handling and transportation of monoblocs softboxesOHS assessment 3 dueCUVPHI403A 1,2,
BSBOHS201A 1,2
5Correct use, safe handling and transportation of monoblocs softboxes OHS assessment 3 dueCUVPHI403A 1,2,
BSBOHS201A 1,2
6Correct use, safe handling and transportation of Cambo 5x4 camera & light meterOHS assessment 4 & 6 dueCUVPHI403A 1,2,
BSBOHS201A 1,2
7Correct use, safe handling and transportation of Cambo 5x4 camera & light meterOHS assessment 4 & 6 dueCUVPHI403A 1,2,3
BSBOHS201A 1,2
8Review of Lighting Formative 1
Practical use of Cambo 5x4 & light meter
OHS assessment 4 & 6 dueCUVPHI403A 1,2,3
BSBOHS201A 1,2,3
9Review of Lighting Formative 1 shooting practical of assignments, Cambo 5x4 & light meterOHS assessment 4 & 6 dueCUVPHI403A 1,2,3,4
BSBOHS201A 1,2,3,4
10Review of Lighting Formative 1 shooting practical of assignments, Cambo 5x4 & light meterLighting Formative 1 due

OHS assessment 4 & 6 due

CUVPHI403A 1,2,3,4
BSBOHS201A 1,2,3,4
11Review of Lighting Formative 1 shooting practical of assignments & lighting ratiosLighting Formative 2 due

OHS assessment 5 due

CUVPHI403A 1,2,3,4
BSBOHS201A 1,2,3,4
12Review of Lighting Formative 1 & 2 & Summative 1, shooting practical of assignments & lighting ratiosLighting Formative 3 due

OHS assessment 5 due

CUVPHI403A 1,2,3,4
BSBOHS201A 1,2,3,4
13Review of Lighting Formative 1 & 2 & Summative 1, shooting practical of assignments & lighting ratiosOHS assessment 5 dueCUVPHI403A 1,2,3,4
BSBOHS201A 1,2,3,4
14Review of Lighting Formative 1 & 2 & Summative 1, shooting practical of assignments & lighting ratiosOHS assessment 5 dueCUVPHI403A 1,2,3,4
BSBOHS201A 1,2,3,4
15Review of Lighting Formative 1 & 2 & Summative 1, shooting practical of assignments & lighting ratios & flashLighting Summative 1 due

OHS assessment 5 due

CUVPHI403A 1,2,3,4
BSBOHS201A 1,2,3,4
16Class critique on semesters shooting assignments. Bring all three assignments & lighting ratios & flashLighting Summative 1 due

OHS assessment 5 due

CUVPHI403A 3,4
BSBOHS201A 3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Please refer to the reading list on Blackboard


References

You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information and to make use of RMIT’s library database facilities.


Other Resources

Computers & online access.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks in this course include: “In class” practical tests on the safe handling of photography equipment.


Assessment Tasks

This course is co-delivered and assess with CUVPHI403A Apply photo imaging lighting techniques.

To demonstrate competency in this course you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.
You must submit all pieces of assessment in order for your competency to be assessed in this course.

  Assessments - ungraded

1. The correct use, safe handling, transportation of Lighting stands & supports.
2 The correct use, safe handling, transportation of Tripod, booms & release plates
3. The correct use, safe handling, transportation of Monoblocs, Tungsten, softboxes
4. The correct use, safe handling, transportation of Cambo 5x4
5. The correct use, safe handling, transportation of Lighting ratios
6. The correct use, safe handling, transportation of Light Meters.

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.

Grades used in this unit are as follows:

CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit For Assessment


Assessment Matrix


The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.
 

Other Information

Attendance
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.

Feedback - You will receive spoken and written feedback from teachers on your work. Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. You can apply in writing for up to a week’s extension from your course teacher. If you need a longer extension, you wil need to apply for special consideration. Special consideration, appeals and discipline http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism - RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n

Work Placement:
It is a requirement of this program that all students participate in authentic work related tasks. These may be either simulated or in a real work environment. On occasion, we are approached by industry and given opportunities for students to apply for short term placements. When these placement opportunities arise, students are required to negotiate the specific details with the relevant program coordinator or teacher. All industry placements require students, RMIT staff and host organisations to sign a written agreement prior to the commencement of the placement.
 

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