Photography

BTEC Level 3

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

  • Excellent induction into photographic techniques and practices, both film and digital.
  • Access to a darkroom, lighting studio, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.
  • Progress through a range of individual strengths and core skills in Year One and develop a professional-standard portfolio in Year Two.
  • You have a desire to be employed in the worldwide professional photographic industry.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Year One – you will complete four projects and be assessed over 10 different units; This work combines working with the landscape/architecture, in the studio, people and portraits, self-directed work and the capacity to incorporate ‘live briefs’;

Year Two – you will complete four more individual projects and be assessed over nine units; This work has incorporated ‘live briefs’ in the past, including ‘Professional Imagemaker’ magazine, ‘Barclays’ bank, ‘Wright’s of Lymm,’ local charities and ‘Greene King’ cakes.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

Continual coursework with feedback at the end of each assignment;

Self-directed final major project at the end of each year. In Year 2 this work will appear in an exhibition.

 

PROGRESSION

Students progress to university to study Photography and/or Moving Image, photographic-related apprenticeships or employment.