Course Title: Photography Minor Study 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Photography Minor Study 1

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 96.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008,
Term1 2009

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course provides participants with the theoretical and practical skills required to explore and apply photographic/imaging practices, materials and techniques to incorporate personal philosophy and content within photographs/images.  This course focuses on a digital art practice, with camera use and lighting techniques incorporated into studio outcomes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VART5609 - Photography Level 2

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS676 Photography Minor Study 1

Learning Outcomes

1. Use appropriate functions of a digital or analogue SLR camera.
3. Understand and apply a range of approaches to lighting and the use of natural light.
4. Apply a range of materials, techniques and processes used in the production of photographic digital images.
5. Analyse historical, contemporary and technological influences on photography.

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.