Course Title: Produce media photo images

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: VART6263C

Course Title: Produce media photo images

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5309 - Diploma of 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

Teacher: Eddie Javier
Phone: 0399254774
Email: eddie.javier@rmit.edu.au
 

Nominal Hours: 50

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 produce media photo images for newspaper and magazine editors.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI523A Produce media photo images

Element:

1. Liaise with client to determine media assignment

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Research sources of information for contemporary styles and conceptual or aesthetic approaches to similar subject material
1.2 Meet with editor, editorial/PR team or journalist to define or refine shoot requirements
1.3 Evaluate requirements of the media assignment and destination publication usage and confirm with appropriate people
 

Element:

2. Prepare for shoot

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Consider shoot requirements, research and adopt professional practice arrangements for shoot, and confirm with appropriate people
2.2 Prepare shoot management timelines and make appropriate shoot preparations
2.3 Negotiate with necessary parties for access to locations and other subjects
 

Element:

3. Shoot images and optimise work to client specifications

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Capture images within shoot context and record necessary detail for caption
3.2 Optimise images to necessary specifications using media industry standards and complete caption details
3.3 Output and transmit media product
3.4 Archive images appropriately
 

Element:

4. Wrap up and review shoot

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Check and reinstate equipment
4.2 Review response from editor, editorial/PR team or journalist and consider personal performance within shoot context
4.3 Identify future opportunities, work directions, equipment needs and workflow changes resulting from the shoot
 


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will be able to: produce images for publication in newspapers, magazines, reports and communications.


Details of Learning Activities

In class activities include, but are not limited to:
lectures
group discussion
teacher directed group activities/projects
work shopping of students’ own projects

Out of class activities include, but are not limited to:
online research
independent project based work


Teaching Schedule

Studio Practice.
This supervised studio access is for any reshoots and additional access

 

WeekClass contentAssessment due
1Intro to Produce Media Photo Images
Course guide discussion
Assessment discussion

*Brief Assessment Task 1
[Lighting appropriate to topic/subject
Specialised metering
Illumination ratios]

Newsworthy Photograph
Assessment work
Supply 6 images on server - discussion in class

 

 

 

 

2Assessment work
Location Practice.
Newsworthy Photograph


*Submission.
Assessment Task 1 Due *Group critique

Assessment Task 1 Due - Ungraded in class.
3

Brief Assessment Task 2.
[Lighting appropriate to topic/subject
Specialised metering
Illumination ratios]

Editorial architectural/urban [feature spread 3 pgs] 

 
4Assessment work
Location Practice – See above.

Editorial architectural/urban [feature spread 3 pgs]

 
5Assessment work
Location Practice – See above

Editorial architectural/urban [feature spread 3 pgs]

*Submission Assessment Task 2
*Group critique

 

 


Assessment Task 2 Due - Graded in class.

6Brief Assessment Task 3

Documentary project.
[Lighting appropriate to topic/subject
Specialised metering
Illumination ratios]

NAS – New Academic Street

 
7Assessment work
Location Practice – See above.

Documentary project
[NAS]

 
8Assessment work
Location Practice – See above.

Documentary project
[NAS]

 
9Assessment work
Location Practice – See above.

Documentary project
[NAS]

*Individual meeting with student on progress.

Assessment Task 3a - progress ungraded

Minimum of 10 proposed images for your documentary project.

10Assessment work
Location Practice – See above.

Documentary project
[NAS]

 
11Assessment work
Location Practice – See above.

Documentary project
[NAS]

*Individual meeting with student on progress.

Assessment Task 3b - progress ungraded

Minimum of 25-35 proposed images for your documentary project.

12*Assessment Submission Task 3.
NAS Project

In class critique.

Assessment Task 3c Due - Graded

Submission of all images for your documentary project and self assessment report.

All images due on server.

16Week 16
*Final folio Submission
*Group critique

(to be presented as a folio of 10 – 15 images – digital)

Final folio will comprise of works generated in:
Produce commercial photoimages
Produce media photoimages
Produce an innovative presentation of professional work
and
any other work/s deemed appropriate

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

http://acmp.com.au/
http://www.aipp.com.au/
http://www.pdnonline.com/index.shtml
http://www.bjp-online.com/  


References

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


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks in this course include: written assessments and practical work


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessments to a satisfactory standard.
You will receive feedback on all assessments and where indicated, you will receive a grade. Graded assessment tasks are equally weighted and will determine your final result for this course.

Assessment Task 1 Due Week 2 - Ungraded.
Major newsworthy photograph

After assessment brief you are to research and submit a minimum of 6 images sourced from web, magazine and discussion with your teacher and stylist.
Execute location shoot during class in the prescribed manner.

 

Assessment Task 2 Due Week 5 - Graded.
Editorial architectural/urban [feature spread 3 pgs]

After assessment brief you are to research and submit a minimum of 6 images sourced from web, magazine and discussion with your teacher and stylist.
Execute location shoot during class in the prescribed manner.


Assessment Task 3a - progress ungraded

Minimum of 10 proposed images for your documentary project.

Assessment Task 3b - progress ungraded

Minimum of 25-35 proposed images for your documentary project

Assessment Task 3c Due - Graded in class.

Submission of all images for your documentary project and self assessment report.

Assessment Due Week 12 – on server.
 

 

Grades used in this unit are as follows:

CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved - Graded
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

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: www.rmit.edu.au/students

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 including online submissions. 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

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