What is Photography?
Photography is one of the only forms of communication that is truly universal, crossing social and cultural boundaries and interweaving itself seamlessly with so many aspects of our lives. Studying Photography will introduce you to a variety of experiences, processes and techniques which will include learning how to use a camera, developing, digital manipulation and montage.
Why study Photography?
Photography has an extremely important role today and without it our lives would certainly not be as exciting. This course will develop your creative and practical skills and explore the potential of this exciting medium. Follow a programme of study that enables progression to both higher education and employment within photography, art and design where you will develop key skills which are highly valued by employers and universities.
Photography Exam Results
A* to C
A* to B
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Offered in this course is the opportunity to study and develop hands on knowledge of photography through a variety of mediums. See how we break down each module and topic and how we assess each one.
60% (96 marks)
No time limit
Students are required to work in ne ore more area(s) of Photography, such as those listed below. To explore techniques, revisit processes and refine skills. They may explore overlapping areas and combinations of areas:
- Landscape Photography (working from the urban, rural and/or coastal environment)
- Still life photography (working from objects or from the natural world)
- Documentation photography, photojournalism
- Experimental imagery
- Photographic installation
- Moving image (video, film, animation)
This is a practical investigation supported by written material, with no fixed time limit
40% (96 marks)
Preparatory time + 15 Hours supervised
Students are required to conduct a practical investigation, into an idea, issue, concept or theme, supported by written materials. The focus of the investigation must be identified by the student and must lead to a finished outcome or series of related finished outcomes.
Mr W Richards
SUBJECT LEADER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY
We are so delighted you are considering Photography as one of your A Levels. My team and I are passionate about teaching photography and we would love the opportunity to share our expertise with you
I would be really happy to answer any questions you may have about Photography; please do not hesitate to contact me.
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