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A LEVEL

Digital Photography A-Level

What is Digital Photography A-Level?

The Digital Photography A-Level is a way of visually recording, documenting and presenting both the ordinary and extraordinary. It is often considered an art form, an aspect of self-expressionism, a journalistic process or even an aspect of visual culture. This is a practical subject, combined with in-depth photographic theory and art history.

What Will You Study?

  • The Exposure Triangle
  • Colour & Light in Photography
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop)
  • Abstract, Minimalist & Still Life Photography
  • Documentary & Landscape Photography
  • Portrait & Fashion Photography & Magazine Design
  • Fine Art & Narrative Photography
  • Professional Photographic Book Making & Binding
  • Hand Rendered & Digital Techniques
  • Mixed Media & Creative Exploration
  • Animation & Moving Image
  • Exploration of Analogue Photography
  • Live Competition Briefs

What Next?

Many of our students progress onto university to study degrees within a variety of fields including; Photography, Art & Design, Fine Art, Illustration, Animation, Film, Journalism, Advertising, Graphics, Branding, Cinematography, Fashion, Marketing, Visual Communication and Architecture. Equally, students move onto apprenticeships or employment in the creative industry.

Exam Board

Edexcel

Entry Requirements

At least two 5s and three 4s at GCSE, including at least a 5 in GCSE Art or Photography. If you have not taken GCSE Art, we will send out a mini portfolio task for you to complete after you have finished all of your GCSEs in June.

Course Type

A Level

What other subjects go well with this subject?

Film Studies, Media Studies, English and Graphic Communications.

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