Photography for Design

DCO10004 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent
     
     

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Winter
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
19 Jun 23 - 30 Jul 23

Results:
15 Aug 23

Last self enrolment:
19 Jun 23

Census:
30 Jun 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Jul 23

Dates:
31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

Results:
5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

Census:
31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1

Dates:
13 Mar 23 - 11 Jun 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
26 Mar 23

Census:
7 Apr 23

Last withdraw without fail:
28 Apr 23

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23


Prerequisites

Pre-requisite

Admission into Design Course
 
Assumed Knowledge

Competency in a range of web technologies
 
Equivalent

Design Studio: Photography (DCO10004)

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to introduce students to the basic principles and application of photography in design through creative camera controls and techniques. It aims to generate understanding of the symbiotic relationship between photographic image and design skills. It will also develop an understanding of basic design principles and practice as applied to photography through the exploration of resolution, colour theory, scaling, editing and image analysis
 
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
 
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
 
1. Apply the basic principles of photography using camera controls to produce images
2. Analyse imagery by examining visual literacy
3. Implement colour theory to develop design outcomes that express ideas
4. Use scaling and cropping to place creative emphasis in photographic images