12PHO

NCEA Level 2 Art Photography - Inside the Box

Course Description

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. 


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $60 (includes all art materials)
Stationery Requirements: Folio printing costs $40 plus ancillary costs

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.

Pathway

Leads to further study in Photography, and careers such as journalistic, portrait, industrial/product, sports, wedding, or wildlife photographer, Filmmaker or Camera person, 3D Animation or Design following Tertiary Study.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91312 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91317 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established photography practice
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91322 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within photography
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91325 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.5 - Produce a resolved work that demonstrates control of skills appropriate to cultural conventions
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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Disclaimer

Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.

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