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Photography I

Photography I

Prerequisite: none

Course Description: This course is designed for the secondary student pursuing Photography as an elective for first-time exposure in the secondary years. Students may engage in this course in any secondary year and are not required to have previous knowledge. The basics of digital photography are stressed in five Essential Units and the Elements and Principles of Art and Design in 9 Selective Units. Photographic history and the study of important photographers, past and present, are stressed in all units. Standard rules and interpretations of photographic ethics and international copyright laws should be stressed and understood by the student and teacher in every unit. Experimentation is encouraged and expected in all units, especially in the selective units.

The course will provide basic knowledge and experience in communicating with photographic images and the photographic process. It will provide practical skills in various types of photographic work and develop the capacity for creative imaging.

Department: Creative and Applied Arts 

Teacher: Victoria Craig

Credit: 1 Credit (10 Units) 

Length: 1 Year 

Grade Level(s): Secondary I-IV 

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