Course Title: Photography Major Study 2

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Photography Major Study 2

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 144.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2008,
Term2 2009

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is for students to synthesise the technical and conceptual skills acquired in previous photography courses to produce an individual body of work that applies the knowledge of photography as a fine art discipline. Students also participate in the planning and organisation of an exhibition of works. This course focuses on digital practice, with camera use and lighting techniques incorporated into digital studio outcomes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VART5168 – Photography Major Study Level 1 / VART5166 – Photography Minor Study Level 1

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS679 Photography Major Study 2

Learning Outcomes

1. Use and select appropriate equipment, materials and advanced techniques in the production of a personal body of work.
2. Document contemporary issues and theory in the arts
3. Use photography effectively as a form of visual expression and articulation.
4. Consolidate ideas to produce a personal body of work for exhibition.
5. Promote oneself through setting up an exhibition.

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.