Due to the circumstances around COVID-19, you will begin your semester 2 studies online in 2020. However, when Government guidelines change, on-campus studies will be reintroduced.
This unit has a quota.
A basic understanding of both camera controls and computing skills are assumed for this unit. Students are to provide their own camera. As a minimum standard this must have full manual control.
Photography 1 will introduce you to the medium of photography. Directed by staff and technicians, in the context of a studio/workshop/tutorial curriculum, you will be introduced to traditional techniques, new technologies and approaches to contemporary practice.
Study of this unit will involve undertaking basic skills and techniques, and introduce you to experimenting, critiquing and conceptualising form and method.
Thematic lectures will provide an overview of historical and contemporary photography, and support projects that advance technical proficiency and your capacity to transform concepts into photographic imagery.
Students will be encouraged to consider connections to other Studio units.
|Unit name||Photography 1|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.
- Apply knowledge and skills to manipulate techniques and materials in the photographic medium.
- Respond to, and interpret a brief to produce finished work using photographic media.
- Apply WHS practices relevant to photographic techniques, materials, equipment and workspaces.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,445.00||100303|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
A basic understanding of both camera controls and computing skills are assumed for this unit. Students who do not have these skills should enrol in Introduction to Photography (FSH101) as a prerequisite.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Weekly studio sessions (3 hours), that comprise of technical workshops, group learning activities and individual studio time, and 6 x 1 hour lecture/viewing/demonstration.
There is an expectation of at least an additional 3 hours independent practical work in the studio weekly (13 weeks, including an Independent Study Week).
Task 1: Presentation (10%)
Task 2: Critique (30%)
Task 3: Artist statement, 300 words (10%)
Task 4: Folio of works addressing a brief (30%)
Task 5: Journal and folio of process pieces (20%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
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