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Photography A Level at Notre Dame Catholic College

Course description

The study of Photography will deepen students understanding of the visual world across different times and cultures and they will also be introduced to the diverse roles and functions of Photography in contemporary life. Students develop their creative skills and thinking, as well as their photography skills (Zoom Burst, Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO settings, Macro photography, Reflections and Impact Photography) and editing skills using Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Airbrush, Selective Colour, Creating Movement, Green Screen and Creative Filters). Assessment consists of 4 units of study, and grades are awarded as A* to E. The course consists of the following units:

Course content

Unit 1 – Coursework –
Taking photographs and image editing and producing a sketchbook in a chosen area for research from a past paper Unit 2 – Assessment sketchbook –
Taking photographs and image editing to produce a sketchbook from a question provided by AQA. Students will have 5 hours to complete final piece Unit 3 – Essay and supporting sketchbook –
Taking photographs and image editing to produce a sketchbook in a chosen area for research from a past paper Unit 4 – Assessment sketchbook –
Taking photographs and image editing to produce a sketchbook from a question provided by AQA. Students will have 15 hours to complete final piece.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Notre Dame Catholic College directly.

Last updated date: 10 July 2015

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