Art (Photography) NCEA Level 3



This is an 'approved subject' for University Entrance.


Art (Photography) NCEA Level 3 requires skills and knowledge from studying Art (Photography) NCEA Level 2. Those who have only 8 to 12 credits should consult with the Faculty Head about their likelihood of successful progress. It is preferred that students taking this course have a good ability in English.

Course Description:

Costs: Students will need access to a single lens reflex digital camera. The department has a small supply of Digital SLR cameras which may be hired. A $100.00 contribution will be required to cover maintenance and repairs. The department also has a range of lenses and accessories available for student use. There will be further expenses for photographic papers and printing costs throughout the year. Course Description: The aim of this course is for students to develop an understanding of procedures and practices which underpin the making of photography as an art form. Students are able to work using a range of digital and darkroom processes available within the department to develop their own practical inquiry. The work produced provides the necessary submission for entry to further study in art at tertiary level.

Achievement Standards:

391457Photography 3.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within photography practice14ExternalCompulsory
391442Photography 3.1 - Analyse methods and ideas from established photography practice4InternalOptional
391447Photography 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to photography4InternalCompulsory
391452Photography 3.3 - Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established photography practice4InternalCompulsory

Assessment Summary: