NCEA Level 2 Art Photography - Inside the Box
Teacher in Charge: Mr A. YATES
Look inside a mysterious box and find a source of artistic inspiration from which to develop a portfolio of photographic work. You will follow the creative process and use contemporary artists and photographers to inspire and model your own practice in order to create a range of amazing art works.
You will learn to use cameras and Photoshop to make and digitally manipulate quality images. For the two internal standards students explore different types of photography, lighting, lenses and photography a variety of themes to create series of works. Once a successful theme has been developed, students use this as a starting point to create their two panel Folio for external assessment. There will be one trip during the year to visit a relevant exhibition. There is now an option to present a digital portfolio for the external standard for those interested in film, animation or time based projects.
(Work from 2020 Level 2 Waiopehu Photography Students)
Recommended Prior Learning
It is helpful to have studied Visual Art or Design/Photography at Level 1, although not essential. Those students who have passed Level 1 Art standards will be given preference if the course is oversubscribed.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Course Contribution: $60 (includes all art materials)
Stationery Requirements: Folio printing costs $40 plus ancillary costs
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
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