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|Unit chair:||D Armstrong|
ACM101 and ACM102
If completing a major sequence in photography and you have already completed ACM235, you must complete level 3 ACM307 to meet the requirements of the major sequence
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This unit extends the knowledge and learning achieved in ACM102 and ACM101 and compliments the knowledge and learning achieved in ACM203 by introducing a range of professional and alternative formats, as well as further development of digital and analogue practices and rationalising the application of these formats. Students will undertake a number of appropriate production projects including digital, large format camera, instant materials, primitive cameras, colour systems and large-scale print output.
Six production topics are presented to the students from week 1 to week 6. Students then choose three topic from the six to make creative works, and one from the six to write and present a research paper. The topics are:
1 view camera
2 digital image
3 colour systems
4 instant image
5 electronic flash
6 primitive cameras
Production assignments (3 x 20%) 60%
A series of four-six images are to be produced in response to the chosen topic.
Research paper and presentation 20%
A research paper of 1000 words is to be chosen from the six weekly topics. This is to be presented in class with visual support material.
Journal 1000 words 20%
Students are to keep a journal which includes a 1000 word reflective summary of their work as well as lecture notes, any references and extra research for the given topic, copies of other research papers presentations, examples of creative works in progress and any other relevant materials.
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