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ACI203 - Photographic Practice

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

Waterfront (Geelong) offered in Tri 2 2016/Tri 1 2017

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(Only available to students enrolled in an Arts or Arts combined course or the Bachelor of Education in Primary). 

Enrolment quotas apply to this unit.


ACM203 Photographic Practice

Unit chair:

Anne Wilson


ACI101 or ACM101



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week


Students are introduced to medium format cameras, hand held exposure meters, black and white processing and printing. Topics include low-light techniques, advanced exposure and folio production procedures. Media output includes silver-based and digital. Emphasis is placed equally on technical refinement coupled with conceptual and editing skills. Students will also be shown approaches for researching and presenting a seminar paper on some facet of the history of photography.


Field trip 30%

Research Presentation & Essay 20%

Folio 50%

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