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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5177

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

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART5766C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face


Course Contact: Lynton Rose, Bryce Dunkley, Eddie Javier

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4774

Course Contact Email: lynton.rose@rmit.edu.au; bryce.dunkley@rmit.edu.au; eddie.javier@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply a range of techniques to the use of a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent. It is a specialisation unit and refers to specific techniques for photoimaging. This unit underpins CUVPHI06A Plan and carry out image capture in response to a brief. The work would usually be carried out under supervision.
Current photoimaging industry practice relies increasingly on digital imaging processes and this should be reflected in training and assessment of this unit. Analogue equipment and processes may be used to support this as appropriate to the specific context.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI05A Use a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent

Elements:

Experiment with techniques to capture photographic images

Operate the camera

Restore equipment

Review images


Learning Outcomes

1. Operate the camera
2. Experiment with techniques to capture photographic images
3. Review images
4. Restore equipment


Overview of Assessment

• Group presentations
• Research project
• Developing project brief
• Software application
• Workplace simulations
• Portfolio presentations
• Studio based workshops
• Application of technical skills