12PHO

Level 2 Photography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Young

Year 12 Photography is an introduction to the art of using light. Students will learn to use the manual components of a DSLR camera, and edit images, considering their after effects. They will learn to analyse established photography practitioners and use them to inform the technical, formal and conceptual ideas that are important when considering the making of a photograph. There is a written component to this course. This course will prepare students for Year 13 Photography.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$60 in addition to having a DSLR Camera. You will also need a USB stick to save your images.

Recommended Prior Learning

No prerequisites however Year 11 Art would be beneficial.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91322 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within photography

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91315 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91312 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0