Award in Photography

Course Overview

Unit 1 The Camera: Film or Digital
This mandatory unit is designed to introduce the student to the basic uses, functions, principles and skills in using a film based or digital camera. It is also designed to encourage the student to become familiar with and explore the possibilities available through the use of a camera.

Unit 4 Digital Imaging and Printing
This unit is designed to introduce the student to a range of equipment, software and necessary skills to download, adjust and safely print and/or display a digital image. Directly linked to Unit 1, it encourages students to engage the skills and learning made in the first unit with regards to image generation and to offer the complete digital chain from capture to print/display.

Added June 2019

Entry Requirements


Course Delivery

Continuous assessment.

Progression Opportunities

There are several opportunities including Level 2 Art and Design, Level 3 Art and Design, Foundation Diploma Art and Design and FdA Fashion and Textile Design.

Additional Information

Useful to have your own camera but not essential. A DSLR or similar camera with manual settings and a memory stick.

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