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NM1200 - Digital Photography

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject introduces students to the principles of digital photography. As a foundation subject, students will study two key elements within digital photography. The first foundation element involves the function and operation of modern digital cameras including; exposure determination, lenses, focus, f/stops, shutter speeds and controlling image concepts such as depth of field and subject movement. The second foundation element examines the creative and expressive qualities of photography including composition principles such as; line and shape, form, contrast, balance, colour and more. At the successful completion of this subject, the student will be able to operate a digital camera and develop creative skills for composing images with graphic impact.

Learning Outcomes

  • create a folio of original images;
  • demonstrate the ability to operate digital capture devices such as DSLR;
  • apply appropriate software for lens-based image processing;
  • demonstrate an understanding of composition and colour usage in lens-based products;
  • develop skills in self directed-learning effectively.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PT1410 NM1201 CV1020 CV1210

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Lecturer: Mrs Ann Vardanega.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours on-campus > Lectures - (Online Lectures)
  • 13 hours on-campus > Tutorials
  • 13 hours on-campus > Practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: other exams (40%); 6 photographic assignments (60%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Lecturer: Mrs Ann Vardanega.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - Online participation
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: other exams (40%); 6 photographic assignments (60%).

External, Study Period 7
Census Date 11-Jul-2019
Lecturer: Mrs Ann Vardanega.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - Online Participation
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: other exams (40%); 6 photographic assignments (60%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Lecturer: Mrs Ann Vardanega.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours on-campus > Lectures - Online Lectures
  • 13 hours on-campus > Tutorials
  • 13 hours on-campus > Practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: other exams (40%); 6 photographic assignments (60%).

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.