- Study at Deakin
- Campus life
- Industry and community
- About Deakin
2013 final year of offer.
|Unit chair:||T Bolatagici|
It is recommended that students have their own digital SLR (single lens reflex) camera.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This unit will introduce students to photographic production for a variety of media and contexts and will facilitate technical and conceptual skills in photography. Consideration will be given to professional, creative and vocational contexts.
Students will begin with an introduction to the digital SLR camera, basic Photoshop correction, photographic file management and output, including an introduction to the large format printer.
The second part of the unit examines documentary photography. Students will explore photography as a storytelling medium and produce a photo essay in their local community. Key issues of narrative and the combination of text and image will be explored. Students will also examine law and ethics for photographers and the importance of cultural sensitivity, copyright and model release.
The third part of the unit focuses on photographic production for the client driven image. Topics to be addressed include editorial photography, advertising, magazine layout, working with a design team, self-promotion and professional agencies and memberships.
Documentary Photo Essay 50%
Photographic Design 50%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.