Year 10 - Media


Students will be introduced and become involved in creating visual work using both ‘wet darkroom’ and ‘digital’ methods of photography. They will experience the use of the Single Lens Reflex (SLR) cameras and the development of film and the process for making black and white photos. The creation of digital photographic images will also be experienced and these outcomes will be used to communicate particular information. Students will also undertake an Inquiry Based Learning (IBL) project that may involve collaborative work and the use of a range of different learning experiences and processes to produce a booklet of student photographs. Possible topics include

Portraiture photography/ Glamour
Urban and Natural Landscape
Social comment
Still Life
Photographic Essay



Students are assessed based on the Victorian edition of the Australian Curriculum (AusVELS). This will involve folio work, a Rich Task and different skill development and ability to respond to a range of photography images and concepts. Students will also be assessed on their knowledge and skills using specific Information and Computer Technology (ICT) software to achieve particular outcomes.




USB Memory Drive. 4 gb. Plus
Display Folder
Exercise Book



“ You don’t take a photograph, you make it” – Ansel Adams

“ Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph” – Matt Hardy

“ Which of my photographs is my favourite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow” – Imogen Cunningham

“It can be a trap of the photographer to think that his or her best pictures were the ones that were hardest to get” – Timothy Allen



IMAGE: Photograph by  Erin McIntosh, ‘The Old Tree’-Silver Gelatine Black and White Photograph






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