Courses & Units

Photography 2A FSH214


Photography 2A increases your competency in photography by instruction in the use of digital and medium to large format analogue cameras. Flash photography and studio lighting are demonstrated. The notion of photographic truth is investigated through series of illustrated lectures that explore the history of photography as a documentary medium.

The photographic use of colour as an expressive medium is explored through a set project with a self-directed thematic, developing the your colour literacy and capacity to produce impactful and coherent sequences of photographic images.

Regular group critiques and individual consultation with the lecturer foster the exchange of ideas and provide feedback on your progress.


Unit name Photography 2A
Unit code FSH214
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts
Coordinator Doctor Martin Walch
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Use of digital and/or analogue cameras and digital editing tools to manipulate photographic imagery for the production of photographic artworks.
  • Document and evaluate technical experiments, decision-making and conceptual exploration of a self-directed thematic, through a process of critical analysis and reflection.
  • Create a series of photographic images exploring colour as an expressive form that document formulated ideas and concepts generated through a set project and a self-directed thematic
  • Identify and follow WHS practices relevant to photographic techniques, materials, equipment and workspaces.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
100303 $1,037.00 $888.00 not applicable $2,567.00

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FSH111 or FFR110

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Teaching Pattern


On Campus (Hobart and Launceston)

Weekly Workshops (3 Hours)

Plus an additional 7 hours engagement with unit content and self-directed learning per week

AssessmentTask 1: Online knowledge quiz (15%)|Task 3: Folio and support work including journal (50%)|Task 2: Presentation (35%)
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