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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Your Vision. Your Future. Where is Photography Taking You. In this final Unit the student is preparing for their future. The assignments relate directly to and involve the industry in a practical and collaborative way. All aspects of the students' possible future after LTU are explored, from exhibiting work to corporate and many avenues in between. Research and visual exploration of Assignment 3 to begin by Week 5 at the latest. Access to Adobe Lightroom OR Photoshop mandatory. DSLR camera using memory card & RAW file mandatory.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites VPA3PJ5


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Core subject for the Photojournalism Minor in the ABA or RBA- Bachelor of Arts degree.


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPermanent Error,RecommendedPieter, Hugo 2011PRESTEL
ReadingsVintage 80's London Street Photography,RecommendedStiletto, J 2011FRANCES LINCOLN LTD
ReadingsAdobe Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: a professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PCPreliminaryEvening, M. 2010BOSTON ; 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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