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Westfields Sports High School

Westfields Sports High School

First In Australia

Telephone02 9604 3333

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Digital Media

Course: Digital Media        Faculty: CAPA        Course Fees: $65.00

 

Impact on Stage 6: N/A

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION – ELECTIVE SUBJECT

The Year 9 and 10 Photography and Digital Media course provides opportunities for you to enjoy making a range of photographic, video and digital media works. You will explore the work of video, photographic, and digital artists and how your own experiences can influence your artmaking, and critical and historical studies.

You will create works using a range of materials and techniques in still and moving forms and learn to interpret and explain these works and the work of others.

You will be required to produce a portfolio and of photographic works and keep a Process journal.

 

MAIN FOCUS AREAS

  • Darkroom practices
  • Digital photography
  • Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom
  • Film making

 

OUTCOMES

  • Develops independence in selecting and applying a range of photographic and digital conventions and understanding their use in your own work and that of others.
  • Uses the understanding of the function and relationship between the artist, artwork, audience and world to interpret the work of others and to create your own.
  • Makes and interprets digital and photographic works in terms of their structural, subjective, cultural and postmodern orientations.
  • Constructs different historical and critical accounts of digital and photographic works and investigates the world as a source of ideas, concepts and subject matter.
  • Makes informed choices to develop and extend concepts and different meanings in digital and photographic works.
  • Selects appropriate procedures and techniques to make and refine digital and photographic works.