Photography Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Ferguson

Recommended Prior Learning

Preference is given to those who have taken an Art based subject at Level 1. If you have not done so, you will have to convince us that this is the right course for you! If you have not taken ART101, you will need to apply for an exemption.

Photography Level 2

This course encourages you to express yourself through ideas and images. You will be introduced to a range of digital processes. As the course progresses you will choose which processes and techniques are best suited to your needs and interests. 

To see examples of work go to this link:

Course Overview

Term 1
Start work on two internal Achievement Standards
Photography 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography

Photography 2.3- Develop ideas in a related series of drawing appropriate to established photography practice.

Term 2
Complete work on 2.2 and 2.3 by week 5

Start work on the external

2.4 -Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within photography.

Term 3
Working on the external

Term 4
Complete external

Learning Areas:



Photography Level 3, Visual Art Design Level 3

Career Pathways

Advertising Specialist, Artist, Graphic Designer, Media Producer, Photographer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will need to cover all their costs for printing their coursework and external boards. This is not done via the accounts office, but paid by the student when printing is needed. (You can expect the costs for the course to be around $60-80).
One or two Art College/gallery visits (estimated cost $20 each)

Pathway Tags

advertising art director, comic book creator, graphic artist, primary teacher, advertising commercial director, comic strip artist, graphic designer, print maker, advertising copy writer, computer graphics designer, greeting card designer, properties artist, advertising creative director, conservator, guide, publicity director, advertising illustrator, corporate designer, hair stylist, puppet maker, advertising photographer, costume designer, haute couturier, renderer, aerial photographer, court artist, illustration agent, researcher, animation director, crafts artisan, illustrator-freelance, restorer, animator (digital/traditional), creative director-advertising, industrial designer, salesperson, antique restorer, curator, industrial photographer, scenic designer, architect, cutter & editor, interior decorator, scientific illustrator, architectural illustrator, dark room technician, interior designer, sculptor, architectural technologist, dentist, jeweler, serigrapher, art auctioneer, design consultant

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Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.