New Zealand Diploma in Photography (Level 5)

New Zealand Diploma in Photography (Level 5)

12 months
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: 15/07/2019
International tuition: NZ$19,250
Domestic tuition: NZ$10,747

Program overview

This programme consists of seven courses, taught over one full-time year. Areas covered include: Introduction to image-making SLR Camera and lenses Awareness of light Basic image production skills Black and White film development and printmaking Origins The history of photography Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the Aotearoa New Zealand context Research and evaluation skills The studio Exploration of studio photography Use of SLR cameras in the studio Flash and tungsten lighting Set-building, shot planning, and making/using props Digital photographic processes Digital image capture and file management Use of software for image enhancement, manipulation and special effects Colour management and output Digital filmmaking Context in practice Development of contextual thinking as part of working practice Photographic experiments that use contextual elements Intro to legal issues and business matters such as pricing Illustrative photography Development of creative skills in responding to a range of project briefs, using a range of photographic technologies Managing project briefs Professional behaviour and values Photographic vision A final portfolio of work that includes personal and professional exploration Students are required to provide their own 35mm digital SLR fully manual camera, with specified lenses and a manually operable flash and wireless trigger.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



NCEA Level 3 qualification or equivalent skills and/or knowledge International students Proven equivalence to requirements plus International Entry IELTS 5.5 (no band below 5.0), or equivalent

Campus location

Porirua , New Zealand

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