This course is structured around projects designed to introduce a range of skills and technologies coupled with conceptual and thematic aspects. The course teaches in-depth studio lighting techniques, location lighting, digital photography and post production and ink-jet printing. Creative exploration and experimentation with lighting techniques is encouraged. Students engage in a process of investigation through individual responses to various topics, and undertake self-directed conceptual research. Workplace health and safety (WHS) instruction is an integral part of this course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- competently utilise a range of skills relevant to digital photography and studio lighting in response to Workshop projects;
- explore the potential of materials and processes used in digital photography and studio lighting based projects;
- investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes relevant to the digital photography and studio lighting based projects; and
- explore historical and theoretical contexts relevant to Photography Workshop projects.
Other InformationSchool of Art & Design studio courses have a limited enrolment capacity. Students are advised to enrol as early as possible to maximise the opportunity of securing a place. It is highly recommended students complete ARTV1601 before enrolling in this course if they do not have any experience of analogue darkroom photography.
- Portfolio of studio work (80) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Studio Theory presentation, 5 minutes (10) [LO 2,3,4]
- Journal/Documentation (10) [LO 2,3,4]
- Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress. (null) [LO null]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and
b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
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