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Photography

Taking photography has given me the opportunity to develop my practical and ICT knowledge. I have changed as a person and now have professional level skills, which I can take with me into the workplace. I have really enjoyed the many
opportunities given to me including photographing on locations across the UK and America.” 

Ace Rust A2 Photography student

 

A Level Photography is an exciting and popular course which attracts large numbers of students in the Sixth Form. The course offers an in- depth introduction to both traditional and digital photography within a framework of general art and design issues such as contextual studies, visual language and interpretation and professional industry awareness.

It provides a basis for progression to  Visual Arts related qualifications such as BA(Hons)
Commercial Photography at university, or can provide a professional portfolio that reflects the
interests of each student to take into an apprenticeship or independent career pathways. The A-level qualification is achieved by completing both units of the course.

Much of the learning is done through practical work in studios and darkrooms as well as ICT based media. You will receive lectures, 1:1 tutorials and tuition as well as demonstrations. Each student is encouraged to interpret set projects in their own way to develop a personal style and portfolio of work.

This course will require students to supply their own materials including photographic film,
presentation book or folder and paper for darkroom photography and an SD card for Digital can be purchased at school in the shop . Whilst we have a limited amount of equipment available for hire students will benefit from owning or having access to their own camera, although not essential.

Entry Requirement

A minimum of grade 4 in Maths and English Langplus at least 3 other GCSEs at grade 5

ARCHITECT

Camera man

CRITIC

CURATOR

DESIGNER

Director

PHOTOGRAPHER

PRINTER

PRODUCER

Animation

Graphic designer

Journalism

Fashion

Commercial

PRODUCT-DESIGN

Media

TEACHER

WEBSITE-DESIGN

Alumni

Brodie  A* - BA (Hons ) Animation, DMU

Jordan  A - BA (Hons) Graphic Design , Kingston University

Sophie  A *- BA(Hons), Photography ,Falmouth School of Art)