Module Identifier AR21730  
Module Title PHOTOGRAPHY 4  
Academic Year 2006/2007  
Co-ordinator Mr Christopher P Webster  
Semester Semester 2  
Pre-Requisite AR20720  
Course delivery Seminars / Tutorials   11 x 0.5 hr Tutorial  
  Practical   22 x 13 hrs  
  Other   Workshops x 5 hrs  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Portfolio: Conditions: You must resubmit the failed component in the form of a new portfolio of work100%

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. produce a portfolio of work demonstrating thematic, stylistic, and very good technical coherence and quality (Aims: C, D, E, F, G, I, J)
2. produce a portfolio of work that demonstrates an ability beyond competence in the basic techniques of black and white photography and colour photography and competence in a range of materials related to photographic manipulation (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

The curriculum for Photography 3 AR21620 plus individual and group projects deal with various approaches to subject matter through technical and aesthetic analysis. To reinforce the contact with contemporary fine art practice students are encouraged to examine examples in the School of Art Collections of photographs. This module is intended for those students who wish to practice and study photography as a main option in their degree scheme. There is also an introduction into colour photography and processing.


A. competently and confidently develop skills acquired related to image capture and reproduction in both black and white and colour photography
B. explore creative photographic applications through set briefs, workshops and tutorials.
C. explore 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/Open tutorials
2. Tutorials
3. Workshop (digital)/tutorials
4. Workshop(liquid emulsion)/Tutorials
5. Workshop (graphic arts film)/workshop (lazertran)/open tutorials
6. Tutorials/workshop (photoshop)
7. Tutorials/workshop (colour)
8. Tutorials
9. Group tutorial (with 3rd years)
10. Tutorials
11. Tutorials

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