|Additional Costs||You will need a camera or smart phone to take photographs. If you are a home-based student, the college will provide you with Adobe Photoshop. If you are school-based, your school will provide Adobe Photoshop (version CS3 or later).|
Students who enjoy photography and want to use their photographs for graphic design purposes. There is a major emphasis on image manipulation with Adobe Photoshop. Students work on developing their skills in Adobe Photoshop and design products. Therefore, the subject is suited to students who are comfortable exploring computer software independently. It is an expectation in year 12 that students spend at least four hours per week on Photography and Graphic Design outside of lesson time.
In Stage 2 Photography and Graphic Design students develop their photography skills by paying particular attention to image capture techniques to improve their photographic compositions.
A major part of the course focuses on working with Adobe Photoshop to manipulate images and to enhance them for graphic design purposes. Your photographs will form the basis of this section of the course.
Skills and Applications Tasks - 20%
Resource Study - 30%
Design Process and Solution - (50%)
Last updated: 02 August 2021