ART: PHOTO LEVEL THREE

Course Description

Prerequisite: Photography Level 2

Photography Level 3 is geared toward students who have a love of the photographic process and who are committed to perfecting their skills both technically and creatively. It is expected that students enrolled in Photo Level 3 have a firm grasp of beginning and advanced photo techniques (both traditional and digital). Level 3 is extremely self-directed and requires a dedicated and motivated student who understands the time demands necessary for excellent results. Students will be asked to pursue their own creative ideas with vigour and to seek out creative and original solutions to photographic problems. Not only will students in Level 3 be creating a portfolio that displays the breadth and quality necessary for admission to a post-secondary photo program, they will also search out their own artistic style and voice.

Note: Students should have access to a digital camera. A simple “point and shoot” automatic will suffice, although a digital SLR camera would be an asset. A film based, 35mm camera will also be utilized. Minimal supplies will be provided to students. Should a student wish to use optional materials to enhance or to elaborate upon the learning outcomes, these may be purchased directly or through the school on a cost-recovery basis.

Course Code

YVPA-2C

Grade Level

12