Expanding Photographics

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Expanding Photographics

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    DSDN 144

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Photography is explored as both a creative process and a design research tool. Students engage in both photographic practice and theoretical exploration, articulating their response to the photographic medium and developing their theoretical tool kit for analysing new image forms in relation to design.

    Learning Objectives
    Students who pass this course should be able to:
    1: Explain photographic aims, objectives and achievements with confidence applying theoretical
    knowledge and relevant vocabulary
    2: Utilise all manual camera functions and incorporate digital and analogue photography with other forms of media
    3: Effectively incorporate an understanding of photography with other methods and forms of design research
    4: Understand and implement photographic skills in a range of design research endeavours, from
    aesthetic production to empirical data collection

    Flickr & Blog- 20%
    Project 1: Expanded Photographics- 40%
    Project 2: Focused Photographics- 40%

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