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Credit points: 15
This, the penultimate Unit, prepares the student for the final step. The student's in depth knowledge regarding industry standards and expectations and the practicing photojournalist is extended. Exclusive interviews with Andrew Quilty, Tamara Voninsky and David Callow offer the student valuable insights into contemporary and diverse ways of working within the industry. One of the assignments introduces students to the use of both video, sound and still capture and subsequent editing/mixing techniques. Research and visual exploration of Assignment 3 to begin in Week 5. Access to Adobe Lightroom OR Photoshop is mandatory. DSLR camera with RAW file quality is mandatory. Optional On Campus intensive offered. Information delivered IS THE SAME as that offered in the online delivery. Minimum 10 students to attend.
SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites VPA2PJ4, VPA3PJ4
Special conditions Core subject for the Photojournalism Minor in the ABA or RBA- Bachelor of Arts degree.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||America by car / Lee Friedlander,||Recommended||Friedlander, Lee||1ST ED., LIMITED ED. NEW YORK: D.A.P./DISTRIBUTED ART PUBLISHERS|
|Readings||Body Horror: Photojournalism, Catastrophe and War,||Recommended||Taylor, J 1998||MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS|
|Readings||Duffy: In his own words,||Recommended||Duffy, C 2011||ANTIQUE COLLECTORS CLUB|
|Readings||Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: a professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC||Preliminary||Evening, M. 2010||BOSTON ; OXFORD: FOCAL PRESS.|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. CRITICAL THINKING/CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING: Develop cognitive and technical ability in the use of required technologies. Analyse project opportunities and develop creative solutions.
- Evaluation of influences of professional outcomes both technical and conceptual Creative problem solving demonstrated by project outcomes in assignment and folio presentation.
02. ETHICAL AND CULTURAL AWARENESS: Show an awareness of social, cultural and ethical issues at all times. To act appropriately at all times, and at all stages of visual documentation - from prior research through to post production.
- Develop a broad knowledge base to the specific Visual Art disciplines. Across the 6 Units specific lectures are devoted to this subject
03. INQUIRY/RESEARCH: Conduct qualitative research into situations, events to be visually documented. Research should provide multi layered and complex information about potential documentary subject.
- Assignments that must be researched prior to visual documentation occurring. At least two assignments of this type each semester
04. VISUAL COMMUNICATION: Exhibit professional outcomes in contemporary photographic and photojournalistic practice
- Continually evaluate student outcomes against industry and professional examples. Assignment outcomes demonstrate development of technical and conceptual abilities tthat visually articulate and communicate to the viewer in a multi layered and complexway
05. VISUAL EXPRESSION THROUGH PRAXIS: To develop a creative and individual approach to design outcomes. To develop a creative and individual approach to design outcomes.
- To promote personal development
06. WRITING: Communicate effectively, precisely and convincingly in written documentation appropriate to project needs, language and style appropriate to the project - that is either media organisation or exhibition venue.
- Artist Statements required for Gallery Exhibition Submission. Caption writing skills as specified by media organisations
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