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Photography

Dumfries and Galloway College

Venues

Dumfries Campus

Content

The programme provides a broad foundation of photographic skills and experiences relating to studio and location photography using digital and silver-based medias. The programme also develops experience of co-operative working, presentation, exhibition and self-promotion skills that may provide initial entry to employment within the photo-imaging sector.

You will undertake a range of integrated projects developing skills in traditional photography and image editing software. Lessons will take place in general classrooms with a considerable amount of time spent in our photographic studios, film dark rooms and Apple Mac labs.

Subjects studied will include the following areas: Camera Techniques, Lighting, Studio Photography, Portraiture, Location Photography, Analogue Processes, Digital Imaging, Creative Manipulation, Image Manipulation and File Optimisation. The course content is subject to change.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5, preferably including English and Art and Design. Interview and portfolio of work.

Progression Routes

HNC Photography

Start Date

September

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Creative Industries

SCQF Level

6

Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display

Photography