Certificate in Photography
1. Course details
|Qualification name||Certificate in Photography|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||01 September 2021|
2. Who this course is for
Photography is exciting, vibrant, creative and more accessible than ever. We are far past the advent of digital photography, with high quality smartphone cameras in most pockets and images playing a valuable part of our global communications. In working towards this Level 2 qualification you will be introduced to Photoshop, professional digital camera operation, learn how to master Instagram, build websites as well as explore and learn how to produce imagery using manual techniques dating as far back as the eighteenth century.
3. Entry requirements
Grade 3 in GCSE English Language.
4. What you'll learn
Students will learn the basics of safe working practices and have the opportunity to explore in detail the following areas of photography: dark room, studio, location, commercial, documentary and experimental and alternative processes. Once you have learned the basics, you can work in an experimental and creative manner producing your own distinctive images in electronic or traditional formats.
5. How you'll learn
In working towards this Level 2 qualification you will be introduced to Photoshop, professional digital camera operation, learn how to master Instagram, build websites as well as explore and learn how to produce imagery using manual techniques dating as far back as the eighteenth century.
6. What you'll need to bring
Art supplies can be purchased from the reprographics shop on site.
7. How you'll be assessed
The course is portfolio based and, at the end of the year, you will take-away a wealth of new creative, technical and academic skills as well as a GCSE equivalent qualification.
8. Next steps
You will have the opportunity to build a photography portfolio for AS Level Photography as well as explore other subject areas in the Creative Art and Design department. Photography compliments other creative courses as well as more traditionally academic courses such as English and Psychology.
|Name||East Norfolk Sixth Form College|
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