Photography 1: Introduction to the Practice


An introduction to photography.

This module will provide the technical skills necessary for artists and designers to utilise the medium of photography. Through the completion of a digital portfolio and a printed project the learner will be introduced to the basic skills required to work competently with this medium.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the basic technical aspects of still photography.

  2. Demonstrate the workings of a DSLR and recognise its advantages over more basic 'point and shoot' cameras.

  3. Understand how to save photographic images in the appropriate digital format for various purposes and how to print digital images.

  4. Exercise independence and self-motivation towards the conception and completion of a theme centered photographic project.

  5. Demonstrate an awareness of the variety of photographic work situated within the contemporary Art establishment.

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