Digital Photography

A-Level
WJEC EDUQAS

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

  • You will learn how to make effective use of a camera according to circumstances and intentions.
  • You will learn how to compose and refine photographic images, both in camera and through sensitive manipulation on the computer and using hand-rendered processes.
  • You will learn gain understanding of other photographers’ work; using it as an influence for your own photography.
  • Students on this programme progress to university to study Photography or into photographic or art and design-related employment

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Practical photographic work covering topics such as environments, portraiture, landscape, still-life, documentary, photojournalism and experimental imagery.

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

Year 1 (AS) – coursework

Year 2 (A-Level) – coursework and an exam project

 

PROGRESSION

Students can progress directly onto photography-related degree courses at university after they have completed their A-Levels.  Some universities prefer students to take an Art Foundation course prior to starting a degree to broaden their experience.

Photography: A student's view