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Photography

221.100 Photography as an Agent of Change 15 credits
In this studio course students from all disciplines will gain a grounding in photographic technologies and how they can be utilised in contemporary photographic practice. Students will explore the ongoing relationship photography has with social and political issues.
221.157 Studio I (Lens) 15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to creative and analytical thinking skills, idea generation and visualisation common to art and design practice. They will begin to acquire specific techniques, skills and processes in photographic image-making. They will learn to discuss and evaluate their work and the work of their peers.
221.213 Photographic Design Special Topic 30 credits
This course focuses upon one specific aspect of photography. Offerings may change from year to year and may not be offered in either or both semesters.
221.220 Photography and the Studio 15 credits
In this studio course students will learn controlled lighting techniques (in the studio and on location). They will develop a self-initiated lighting project in order to enrich other strands of their creative practice.
221.221 Photography and Digital Practices I 15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to photographic digital image manipulation techniques within a broader discussion of the veracity and consumption of digital photographs. They will develop a self-initiated project in response to their specific area of creative practice.
221.222 Photography and the Darkroom 15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to a variety of photographic analogue processes, which they will employ to produce a body of work. Selected darkroom and wet-based photographic techniques will be explored.
221.257 Design Studio IIA (Photography) 30 credits
In this studio course students will explore and articulate creative responses to project challenges through critical awareness of contextual issues. Students will develop and apply core techniques, skills and processes in photography.
221.258 Design Studio IIB (Photography) 30 credits
In this studio course students will continue to explore and articulate creative responses to project challenges through critical inquiry into contemporary issues relevant to photography. Students will further develop and apply core techniques, skills and processes.
221.291 Photography Special Topic A 15 credits
This course focuses upon one specific aspect of photography. Offerings change from year to year and may not be offered in either or both semesters.
221.320 Photography and the Body 15 credits
This studio course engages with the human form as subject in photography and examines principles of lighting. It also explores the history of representation of the human form, taking in photographic portraiture and approaches to fashion photography along with the central and sometimes controversial history of the nude.
221.321 Photography and Digital Practices II 15 credits
This studio course provides students from all disciplines with advanced knowledge in digital photographic technologies and how they can be utilised in contemporary photographic practice. Particular attention will be paid to colour theory, colour management and advanced photographic manipulation and output strategies.
221.357 Design Studio IIIA (Photography) 30 credits
In this studio course students will establish a critical position through individual creative exploration and articulation. With opportunities for varied contextual applications, students will consolidate and expand photographic concepts, techniques, skills and processes in the production of their creative work.
221.358 Design Studio IIIB (Photography) 30 credits
In this studio course students will negotiate a critical position through individual or collaborative professional practices, with opportunities to apply their specialist skills to a range of contexts. In addition to advancing photographic concepts, techniques, skills and processes in the production of their creative work, students will develop and apply transferable skills relevant to professional environments.
221.391 Photography Special Topic B 15 credits
This course focuses upon one specific aspect of photography. Offerings change from year to year and may not be offered in either or both semesters.
221.453 Photography Research and Development 30 credits
Research methods, practices and processes for Photographic Design and their application.
221.454 Photography Research Project 45 credits
Application and development of research to an independent Photographic Design project.
221.455 Photography Studio Project 45 credits
Development and realisation of an advanced photographic design project
221.456 Photography and the Archive 15 credits
A studio-based course that examines photography's engagement with the 'archive' as a cultural repository. Students will investigate the social, political and historical uses of archives through photography.
221.457 Photography and Visuality 15 credits
A studio-based course that examines photography's historical and contemporary relationships with vision and visuality. Students will discuss the impact of visual representations on contemporary life and they will develop this discussion through verbal presentations, written work and in the execution of a body of experimental photographic images.
221.495 Photography Independent Study 15 credits
Supervised independent student work on a negotiated topic related to photography involving the setting of objectives, research and/or project work and the presentation of appropriate written and/or practical outcomes.

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