Higher Photography

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Attendance PatternDurationSCQF LevelYear Group
Two sessions per week, Wednesday afternoon and Friday morning. 1 year 6  S6
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About this course

About this course

This course will allow you to develop your knowledge and understanding of the concepts, methods and applied theory of photography. Predominantly project based you will learn and apply practical photography skills, techniques, technology and processes to conceptualise and develop your ideas, analyse and evaluate historical and contemporary imagery as well as creatively resolve visual and technical problems through the process of planning, producing and presenting a series of photographic images in varying styles and genres.

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The core subjects covered in the Higher Photography course are: Camera Techniques and Controls, Light and Image Formation, Composition and Framing, Digital Technology and Processes, Cultural Interplay: Photographers and Society and  The Creative Process. Assessment is through submission of a photography project portfolio and an examination.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Open to pupils in S6. It is desirable  but not essential to have achieved Higher Art and Design.

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Course progression

Course progression

The skills you acquire are transferable to many careers and would be a valuable qualification when applying to University. It is also a useful higher if you wish to apply for the HNC/BA Visual Communications or Contemporary Art Practice at Perth College UHI.