Module Identifier AR20720  
Module Title PHOTOGRAPHY 1  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator Mr Christopher P Webster  
Semester Semester 1  
Other staff Mrs Belinda J Marking  
Pre-Requisite AR10120 , AR10220  
Course delivery Seminars / Tutorials   Tutorials 11 x 0.5 hrs  
  Other   5 Hours Workshops  
  Practical   13 Hours x 22  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Portfolio: You must resubmit the failed component in the form of a new portfolio of work.100%

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. produce a portfolio of work demonstrating thematic, stylistic, and technical coherence and quality (Aims: C, D, E, F, G, I, J)
2. produce a portfolio of work that demonstrates at least competence in the basic techniques of black and white photography including exposure, film developing and printing (Aims: A, B)
3. articulate the processes by which you have arrived at the final portfolio including reference to contemporary practice (Aims: C, D, H, I)

Relation to Assessment
Outcomes 1-3 are assessed through tutorials and the final portfolio assessment

Brief description

Core module in the study of methods and materials of black and white photography including the technologies of cameras, lenses, films, papers and the developing and enlarging procedures. At the same time, the student examines the nature of the photographic image and carries out various set projects.


The module should enable you to:
A. competently and confidently approach image capture and reproduction
B. explore creative photographic applications through set briefs, workshops and tutorials.
C. reveal the possibilities of photography as a medium of document, reference and creative imaging.
D. develop a personal, individual, and imaginative response to subject matter
E. acquire and refine appropriate technical dexterity and stylistic concerns
F. produce a body of work that demonstrates conceptual and technical coherence, and the ability to sustain a commitment to subject over a period.
G. possess a productive response to work
H. articulate verbally the criteria by which the body of work is made and should be judged
I. develop analytical and diagnostic abilities
J. define a field of action


1. Group meeting/Tutorials
2. Darkroom demonstration/open tutorials
3. Films and papers/open tutorials
4. Tutorials
5. Toning/open tutorials
6. Print manipulation/open tutorials
7. Tutorials
8. Open tutorials
9. Group tutorial
10. Studio lighting/open tutorials
11. Tutorials

Transferable skills

Skill Development
The module will assist the development of the following transferable skills:

Reading Lists

You are expected to read books and journals relevant to the field of study


This module is at CQFW Level 5