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Photography A Level


A Level

Why study this course?

• If you want to follow a creative course specialising in Photography
• If you want to specialise in traditional and digital lens based media
• If you have a natural eye for the aesthetics and are passionate about the subject
• If you would like to prepare for courses in further and higher education

Potential careers:

• Photography

• Graphics

• Advertising

• Photo Journalism

• Multi-media Graphics

• Fashion Photography

Course content

You may study some/all of the following:

• You will be introduced to a variety of experiences exploring a range of photographic media, techniques and processes. You will be made aware of both traditional and new technologies.
• Candidates will explore relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to Photography and a wider range of art and design from both the past and recent times, including European and non-European examples.

The course comprises of two components:

• Personal Investigation
• Externally set Controlled assignment

The course will introduce you to:

• Portraiture
• Landscape photography, working from the urban, rural and/or coastal environment
• Still life photography, working from objects or from the natural world
• Documentary photography, photo journalism • Experimental imagery
• Photographic installation
• Fashion photography
• Multi-media

Staff contact:

Mrs S Bogacki , Mrs C Keary or Miss L Thomas