ACI700 - Introduction to Digital Photography
2024 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online|
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 3-hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - online||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities 1 x 3-hour seminar per week equivalent
This unit examines the photo-based image as a cultural, social and technical artefact. It examines representation in the digital and analogue realms. Production techniques include digital photography - both referent-based and non-referent-based subjects, digital montage, conceptualisation, conceptual approaches and virtual realities. Production activities are designed to develop visual and digital literacy and photo compositing software skills with an emphasis on high quality output and presentation for screen and print.
This unit encourages the development of a range of skills including:
- basic digital photography
- image retouching
- colour correction
- use of layers and masks
- scanning reflective and transmissive materials
- technical and creative photo-compositing
- preparing images for screen-based viewing and print
- conceptual and creative photography
- typography and the relationship between text and image
- critical and intellectual analysis
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