Course Title: Photography Level 2

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Photography Level 2

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 48.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term2 2008

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the theoretical and practical skills, knowledge and attitudes required to explore photography and to develop skills in photographic and imaging practices.

Students will extend the basic knowledge gained about camera and printing methods and build on that basis by further production of digital prints. More emphasis is placed on the development of the individuals’ ideas and concepts, and how these may be applied to the photography process.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VART5760 - Photography

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS675 Photography Level 2

Learning Outcomes

1. Operate advanced technical components associated with camera operation and image formation
2. Explain the functions of an extended range of materials, techniques and processes used in the production of photographic images
3. Apply an extended range of  materials, techniques and processes in the production of photographic images
4. Produce photographic images in response to the visual communication demands of directed briefs
5. Research and analyse historical and contemporary artistic, cultural, and technological influences on photography

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.