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:Upon successful completion of this course, 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;
- demonstrate the creative analysis and exploration of materials and processes used in digital photography and studio lighting based projects in an individual and conceptually developed way;
- investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes relevant to the digital photography and studio lighting based projects; and
- show a critical awareness of 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.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Studio Theory presentation, 5 minutes (10%) Learning Outcomes 3-4
Studio Journal/Studio Documentation, equivalent to 1000 words (10%) Learning Outcomes 2-4
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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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 student research, studio production, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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