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.

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2 Winter

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

Dates:
21 Jun 21 - 1 Aug 21

Results:
17 Aug 21

Last self enrolment:
21 Jun 21

Census:
2 Jul 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Jul 21


Prerequisites

Pre-requisite
Admission into Design Course
Assumed Knowledge
Competency in a range of web technologies
Equivalent
DES10030 Photography in Communication Design
Equivalent
DCO10004 Design Studio: Photography v.1

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: Students who successfully complete this Unit should be able to:
 
1. Apply the basic principles of photography using camera controls to produce images
2. Interpret visual literacy for image analysis to the production of photographic images
3. Implement principles of lighting and colour theory to develop design outcomes that express ideas
4. Use scaling and abstraction to place creative emphasis in photographic images
5. Produce a body of work using photographic images and design skills.