AWQ2O- Photography

COURSE Description

Course Title: Photography
Course Code: AWQ2O
Grade: 10
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: None
Curriculum Policy Document: The Arts, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2010
Department: Arts
Course Developer: Kydan Educational Services
Development Date: 2016-2017


Course Description: This course gives students a solid foundation in the fundamentals of black and white photography. Students will learn to use a 35mm camera, develop film and print photographs. In addition, students will learn the basics of digital photography, taking digital photos and doing basic editing in Adobe Photoshop. Through technical skill building and creative problem solving, students will learn how to use the elements and principles of composition to create meaningful images. The emphasis will be on the process of creative exploration and experimentation. In addition to the technical learning and creative expression involved in this course, students will also learn about the history of photography, its development and its many and varied purposes and forms. Students will also learn to analyze, interpret and evaluate their photographs and those of other photographers.