Photography Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Ferguson

Recommended Prior Learning

You will have completed the Photography, Art or Visual Art Design 201 courses with at least an ‘Achieved’ in your external (Folio) Achievement Standard. 

Photography Level 3

You will further develop your understanding of the art of Photography and in doing so will expand your own practical skills in order to creatively respond to the world as you experience it. 

To see examples of work go to this link:

Course Overview

Term 1
Introduction and begin work on following Achievement Standards

Photography 3.2- Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to photography
Photography 3.3- Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established photography practice.

Term 2
Complete 3.2 and 3.3 by week 5

Begin work on external

3.4- Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within photography practice.

Term 3
Work on exxternal

Term 4
Complete external

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

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).

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.