Photographic and digital media

In the stage 5 the elective subject of photographic & digital media students explore the world through artistic practice, conceptual knowledge, the frames, and technological procedures.

Information and teaching support is available on the NSW 7-10 photographic and digital media syllabus.

For further information and resources to support teaching, explore the following units of work:


Knowledge and skills creative arts - KASCA photographic and digital media framework

The KASCA photographic & digital media framework breaks down the core components of practice, conceptual framework and the frames into a series of lesson sequences. All lesson sequences come with ready-to-use differentiated learning and teaching resources and are available in an online format in the Lesson sequesnces and an e-book (PDF 986.38 KB) that can be downloaded to your smart device.

Lesson sequences

See through frame

Students will investigate how various images can be manipulated using Adobe Photoshop to create interesting and postmodern interpretations.

Invisibility

Students will investigate how various images can be manipulated using Adobe Photoshop to create interesting and postmodern interpretations.

Levitation

Students will investigate how various images can be manipulated using Adobe Photoshop to create interesting and postmodern interpretations.

The droste effect

Students will investigate how various images can be manipulated using Adobe Photoshop to create interesting and postmodern interpretations.

The harris effect

Students will investigate how various images can be manipulated using Adobe Photoshop to create interesting and postmodern interpretations.

Individual combinations

After students have explored and created examples of the see though frame, levitation, invisible person, harris and the droste effect, they can then experiment with combinations.

Critical and historical interpretations

In critical and historical studies students will investigate how various artist have used Adobe Photoshop to create interesting and postmodern interpretations.

Learning from home resources

Student guided online learning sequences to support learning from home or in the classroom

Mise en Scene google site

A student-centered online unit that builds understanding of the importance of mise en scene in film-making and photography. Students will investigate the practice of classic filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and his influence on four contemporary photographers inspired by his practice.  Students will demonstrate their understanding of mise en scène in their art historical and critical writing and their artmaking. The activities would be appropriate for Photographic and Digital media and Visual Arts students. 

 

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