NCEA Level 2 Photography

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Malcolm

Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 1 credits in Visual Arts or Photography is preferable. Entry to this course is at the discretion of the HOD Arts Mrs Malcolm 

The work developed for assessment for both internal and external assessments will be project based investigations around themes. These themes will centre on various photographic conventions and use a variety of interesting established artist models to help guide students to a successful body of practical work in each unit.

In this course students will learn to use a Digital camera with manual controls. The course is taught in a Fine Arts context using professional artist models as a method of study and a means of developing a body of original works in series towards assessment. Students will also be taught Digital Photography and Photoshop manipulation, for beginners or advanced students.

Career pathways include Journalistic Photography, Fashion Photography, Advertising, Television and Film Production, Design Pathways and Fine Arts and Portrait Photography.




NCEA Level 3 Photography

Students can move from Photography into any level 3 subject.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will need a Digital Camera with ability to use manual functions.
It is strongly advised that students purchase a pack of art materials for this course. The teacher in charge will advise students at the beginning of the year.