School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Photomedia: Photographic PracticeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102268.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Enrico Scotece

Equivalent Units
101012 Photomedia, 100777 - Designing the Image, 100793 - Photo Documentary, 10879 - Introduction to Photomedia

101884 Introduction to Photomedia OR 102263 Image Design

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1571 Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) or 1737 Bachelor of Design - Visual Communication (Dean's Scholars). Specialist photography facilities with limited space, equipment and limited specialist technical support preclude other students from taking this unit as an elective.

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit introduces and examines the multifaceted nature of photographic practice. Students will be introduced to current methods of photographic image production and design for the purpose of Visual Communication. It explores the relationship between photographic technique, genre and the reception of photographic imagery. Students will be introduced to photographic studio practice as the means of controlling image reception, through the intrinsic principals of the photographic medium, including the control of light, exposure in a studio situation and digital post production.

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