Students to provide their own camera. Preference will be given to Photography majors within BFA, BA-BFA. Students from other courses should discuss their interest with the coordinator.
This unit will provide you with the sophisticated techniques necessary to produce work at the professional standard expected in today's competitive environment. It will give you the skills to intelligently translate and enhance your imagery in the digital workspace and produce professional, persuasive prints.
The orientation of the unit is largely empirical. Through a combination of demonstrations, hands on practical sessions, technical exercises, discussions and critiques you will gain an understanding of the essential requirements for making a quality digital photographic print - from camera to computer to finished product. Most importantly you will learn to control and critique the tools of Photoshop so that you can confidently translate your ideas into imagery and adapt to the inevitable changes that will continue to occur
Two set projects including journal. Project 1 30%, Project 2 70%
TEACHING PATTERN: 3 hrs seminar/practical demonstration weekly, plus an expectation of at least an additional 3 hrs independent practical work weekly (13 weeks)
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.