Course Title: Produce technical photo images
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2013
Course Code: VART6264C
Course Title: Produce technical 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:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Teacher: Guy Little
Phone: 03 9925 4865
Nominal Hours: 55
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
In this course you will produce technical photo images for clients. You will be required to
develop a project brief with a client, plan and prepare shoots, supply images to clients and complete the requirements of the brief.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUVPHI526A Produce technical photo images
1. Receive and interpret job request requirements
1.1 Evaluate requirements of job requests for a range of technical photo imaging projects and confirm with appropriate people
2. Prepare for shoot
2.1 Consider and apply special considerations for shoot
3. Shoot images and optimise to client, brief and post-production specifications
3.1 Capture in-production images to the agreed style and content within shoot context
4. Wrap up and review shoot
4.1 Check and reinstate equipment
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to produce technical photo images
Details of Learning Activities
Learning activities will consist of:
In class activities include, but are not limited to:
student practice using a range of equipment
teacher directed group activities
work shopping of students’ own projects
Out of class activities include, but are not limited to:
sourcing subject matter, props
|Week||Class content||Week Beginning||Elements|
|1||Course outline, assessment & introduction||1-4|
|2||Determination of shooting assignments, planning, Canon speedlite & Broncolor Mobil demonstration||2|
|3||Practical shoot of timed Speedlite assignment||1-3|
|4||Practical shoot of timed Broncolor assignment||1-3|
|5||Practical shoot of timed Speedlite & Broncolor assignment||1-3|
|6||Critque & review of assignments Formative 1 &2||Formative 1||4|
|7||Practical demonstration of Liquid & Macro shoots||Formative 2||3|
|8||Practical shooting in studio of Macro & Liquid assignments||2-3|
|9||Practical shooting in studio of Macro & Liquid assignments Prac||2-3|
|10||Practical shooting in studio of Macro & Liquid assignments Prac||2-3|
|11||Practical shooting in studio of Macro & Liquid assignments Prac||2-3|
|12||Practical shooting in studio of Macro & Liquid assignments Prac||2-3|
|13||Practical shooting in studio of Macro & Liquid||4|
|14||Assignments Prac |
Critque & review of assignments
|15||Critque & review of assignments Summative 3||Summative 2||4|
|16||Critque & review of assignments Summative 4||Summative 3||4|
Please refer to the reading list on Blackboard
Overview of Assessment
Shooting assignments to a brief in the studio with time for re shoots. Planning mock ups and dialogue with the teacher are part of the process.
1. Canon/Nikon Speedlite (timed shoot) Portraiture in a location determined by the teacher to a stopwatch in class time.
2. Broncolor Mobil (timed shoot) Portraiture in a location determined by the teacher to a stopwatch in class time.
1 What People do all day? On location environmental portrait
Shoot a portrait that shows the character of a person and what they do for a living. Eye contact is important.
2. Liquid , not abstract, as the item still needs to be identifiable.
Shoot a shot of liquid in motion in the studio.
3. Macro , not abstract, as the item still needs to be identifiable
Shoot a shot of biological or mechanical object about the size of your hand in the studio.
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:
CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved Graded
DNS Not Yet Competent
Did Not Submit for Assessment
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.
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
All students must complete a submission cover sheet for each piece of submitted work.
Plagiarism - RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. For more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity
All students have access to the myRMIT copyright shell. The myRMIT copyright shell contains information on copyright, plus also examples on how to use copyright works as part of your projects and assignments.
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:
Student Progress Committee
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Students are offered opportunities to provide feedback through a variety of mechanisms including online surveys conducted at the end of each course or semester, student complaints and Student Staff Consultative Committees
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