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A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4+ or above, including English Language and an Art and Design subject. Those who have not studied a GCSE Art and Design subject should be able to demonstrate their interest in the subject through a printed photographic portfolio of 16-20 images.
You will develop skills in digital and analogue imaging including camera techniques, studio/location lighting, darkroom photographic processes and image manipulation. Written assignments provide the opportunity to explore historical and contemporary photographic practices whilst developing critical, theoretical and practical skills through an individual body of work.
A series of assignments will introduce the technical, critical, and creative skills necessary. Visual literacy is developed through contextual analysis of images and the formal elements of composition. Set exercises build skills in key areas such as camera exposure, framing, depth of field, lens focal length and creative lighting as well as the manipulation of images using Adobe Photoshop and traditional photographic processes.
Progression includes Art Foundation course or degrees in Photography, Journalism, Media, Film, Creative Video, Visual Arts. Employment e.g. Media Developer, Art Director, Production Industries for TV, Film and Media Publishing.
You will have the opportunity to attend “Create Your Future” a UCAS Convention in Manchester, to find out about all creative courses in the UK. There are other opportunities such as an annual trips to Rome and New York.A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4+ or above, including English Language and an Art and Design subject.
A Level Photography (Music and Business)
Previous school: Church Stretton School
I came here because it offered the subject choices that I wanted. Photography is something that I have always loved doing. It helps with your confidence as you are often approaching people to get the best shot. I am really looking forward to the trip to New York that they take every year, it will be amazing. After College I want to go to University to do Events Management and I will use my Photography A Level skills to get great event photos.
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