Undergraduate Course: Digital Photography Project (intensive) (LLLA07123)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course enables students with some basic photography experience to develop their knowledge and skills in digital photography, as well as develop practice-led visual research by working on a more ambitious extended project and a photography logbook.
The course will extend an awareness of digital camera creative controls, digital image enhancements, adjustments and processing for digital photography towards a professional digital photography work flow.
Through an individual project and logbook work, students will explore their own personal photographic visual language and how concepts, ideas, and mood, can be communicated through photography.
Students will be encouraged to develop personal themes, subject matter and concepts through a pre-course independent project , together with support in developing the work the opportunity to fully develop and realise a personal project. This could include a short themed photographic series for exhibition, a themed photo-book project or a professional photography portfolio.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to:
Use visual research skills to support photography project work , demonstrating reflection and critical analysis through the production of a photography logbook
Effectively plan, negotiate, develop and realise a personal photography project using appropriate digital camera creative controls and digital imaging software towards a professional digital workflow, in order to achieve photographic goals
demonstrate the ability to edit, select, print, mount and present photographic work appropriate to a personal digitally-based photography project
Lipkin, J., 2005, Photography Re-born: Image Making in the Digital Era, New York: Harry N. Abrams
Wells, L., 2004, Photography: A Critical Introduction, New York: Routledge
Wolf, S. and Henry Art Gallery, 2010, The Digital Eye: Photographic Art in the Electronic Age, New York: Prestel
Alexis Cassel, A. and Schneider, N., 1996, ┐Photography After Photography: Memory and Representation in the Digital Ages┐, USA: DAP distributed Arts,
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Using a digital camera and digital imaging software with an understanding of professional work flow
An understanding of visual language and visual communication of photographic ideas
Ability to undertake visual research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of digital photography within visual culture
|Course organiser||Mr Robbie Bushe
|Course secretary||Ms Sherrey Landles
Tel: (0131 6)50 4400