Course Title: Produce technical photoimages

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: VART5964C

Course Title: Produce technical photoimages

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5228 - Diploma of Photoimaging

Course Contact : Robert Gale

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mctafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher : Rob Lawler
Email: rob.lawler@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 80

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

This course covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to produce technical photoimages for institutional clients.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI511A Produce technical photoimages

Element:

1. Receive and interpret job request requirements.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Evaluate requirements of job requests for a range of
technical photoimaging projects and confirm with
appropriate person/s .
1.2 Research/adopt professional practice arrangements,
management procedures and workflow requirements
for a range of technical photoimaging projects.
1.3 Prepare appropriate budget/quote/contract for shoot.

Element:

2. Prepare for shoot.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Consider and apply special considerations for shoot.
2.2 Investigate and adopt site-specific OHS, consents, and
licence and permit requirements.
2.3 Negotiate with necessary parties for access to and needs
of shoot locations and subject/s.
2.4 Confirm technical requirements , shoot requirements
and shoot responsibilities with appropriate person/s.
2.5 Prepare shoot management timelines and make
appropriate shoot preparations .

Element:

3. Shoot images and optimise to client, brief and post-production specifications.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Consider and apply special considerations for shoot.
2.2 Investigate and adopt site-specific OHS, consents, and
licence and permit requirements.
2.3 Negotiate with necessary parties for access to and needs
of shoot locations and subject/s.
2.4 Confirm technical requirements , shoot requirements
and shoot responsibilities with appropriate person/s.
2.5 Prepare shoot management timelines and make
appropriate shoot preparations .

Element:

4. Wrap up and review shoot.

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Check and reinstate equipment.
4.2 Review response from client/s and subject/s.
4.3 Review personal performance within shoot context.
4.4 Identify future opportunities, work directions, equipment
needs and workflow changes resulting from the shoot.


Learning Outcomes


On completion if this course you will be able to produce technical protoimages from inception to completion in a professional and effecient manner.


Details of Learning Activities

In class activities & out-of-class activities

List of possibilities include
•    lectures
•    guest lecturers
•    group discussion
•    online research
•    workshopping
•    independent project based work
•    teacher directed group activities/projects
•    class exercises to review discussions/lectures


Teaching Schedule

Teaching schedule
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Wk1Course outline & assessment 1.1 -1.3
Wk2Determination of shooting assignments, planning2.1 - 2.5
Wk3Macro photography2.1 - 2.5
Wk4Scientific photography2.1 - 2.5
Wk5Technical photography2.1 - 2.5
Wk6 Labour Day
 
Wk7 Prac Class
 3.1 - 3.5, 4.1 -4.4
Wk8  Prac Class 3.1 - 3.5, 4.1 -4.4
Wk9 Easter 3.1 - 3.5, 4.1 -4.4
Wk10  Prac Class 3.1 - 3.5, 4.1 -4.4
Wk11  Prac Class 3.1 - 3.5, 4.1 -4.4
Wk12  Prac Class 3.1 - 3.5, 4.1 -4.4
Wk13  Prac Class 3.1 - 3.5, 4.1 -4.4
Wk14  Prac Class 3.1 - 3.5, 4.1 -4.4
Wk15  Prac Class 3.1 - 3.5, 4.1 -4.4
Wk16  Prac Class 3.1 - 3.5, 4.1 -4.4
  Assessment and review
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be ongoing and involve individual and group projects.


Assessment Tasks

1. Canon /Nikon Speedlight Location Portrait ( to time limit ) -  FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT
      During class time you are to photograph a portrait of a fellow class mate, using a combination
      of Speedlite and available light. You will have a time limit to complete the task at a location
      chosen by RobL . You are to use only the equipment provided. Nikon users can share Nikon
      Speedlites and controllers between themselves but other than that use only the gear
      provided. You will be observed by class and on a stopwatch.
      Format:    Digital
      Submission : 1x  10x8” colour print with a RGB 25mb tiff and JPEG 72dpi, 500 pixel width
           
                             
2.  Broncolour Mobil Portrait   ( to time limit ) -  FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT
      During  class time you are to photograph a portrait, using the Broncolor Mobil Unit and
      equipment provided. You will have a time limit to complete the task at a location chosen by
      RobL. You will be observed by the class and on a stopwatch. You are welcome to invite an
      outsider to be your model.
      Format:    Digital
      Submission : 1x  10x8” colour print with a RGB 25mb tiff and JPEG 72dpi, 500 pixel width
          
   
3. Contextural Portrait ( Location Portrait)
      Using either Canon / Nikon Speedlites or the Broncolor Mobil unit shoot a portrait on location 
      of someone linking the subject to his or her work or profession. Your result must portray eye-
      contact with the person and their profession or workplace circumstance.
      Format:    Digital
      Submission : 1x  10x8” colour print with a RGB 25mb tiff and JPEG 72dpi, 500 pixel width
        
4. Liquid
     During class time shoot a photograph where the dominant feature is liquid.  (see handout)
     Format:    Digital
      Submission : 1x  10x8” colour print with a RGB 25mb tiff and JPEG 72dpi, 500 pixel width
           
                            
5. Macro – Studio.
    During class time shoot TWO photographs exploring the wonder of close-up, it can be
    biological, or man-made. It can be abstract in execution and must be 1X Magnification or
    greater.
    Format:    Digital
    Submission : 1x  10x8” colour print with a RGB 25mb tiff and JPEG 72dpi, 500 pixel width

Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered a essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessent tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this unit are graded. Grading Table

CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competence achieved – graded.
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
NYC Not Yet Competent (Ungraded)

Other grades
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
NYC Not Yet Competent (Ungraded) 

        


Assessment Matrix

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Other Information

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.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1;  

Feedback:
You will receive both spoken and written feedback on your work. Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

Academic Integrity
Academic Integrity is about the honest presentation of your academic work. Presenting work that fails to acknowledge other people’s work within yours can compromise academic integrity. For further information on academic integrity and plagiarism, please refer to the following URL. http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kkc202lwe1yv

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