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PT1410 - Photography

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

This subject introduces students to the fundamentals, basic theory, and practice of photography. It provides an introduction to photography and the use of 35mm digital SLR cameras and accessories, and is especially useful to students who need a basic level of photographic skills as an adjunct to their major area of study. Students studying journalism, sciences, anthropology, archaeology, tourism or media related courses find this a useful subject, as will any student with an interest in improving their photographic skills and understanding.

Learning Outcomes

  • familiarity with the operation of digital SLR cameras and lenses;
  • an understanding of the history and processes of photographic practice;
  • competence in the use of digital SLR cameras and lenses towards the creation of photographic images;
  • an understanding of appropriate file formats and file management;
  • foundation skills in natural and artificial photographic lighting;
  • foundation skills in the use of digital imaging software.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
NM1201 CV1020 NM1200

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 10-Jul-2014
Face to face teaching 30-Jun-2014 to 18-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Dr David Salisbury
Lecturer: Mr Andrew Rankin.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours practicals
  • 8 hours fieldwork
Assessment: presentations (30%); image folio 1 completed in class (30%) image folio 2 completed in class (40%) (70%).

Cairns, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 10-Jul-2014
Face to face teaching 30-Jun-2014 to 18-Jul-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Russell Milledge.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours practicals
  • 8 hours fieldwork
Assessment: presentations (30%); image folio 1 completed in class (30%) image folio 2 completed in class (40%) (70%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.