Photography 1 Unit

Contributes to HSC Credential. DOES NOT contribute to an ATAR.

This subject can only be selected if you are completing Studies of Catholic Thought 1 Unit or Studies of Religion 1 Unit.


This course cannot be used for admission to university courses.  It is a course designed as a practical Introduction to Photography.  It covers the basics of camera operation, techniques of photography, developing your own photos and artistic considerations. These components are covered in both the Year 11 and Year 12 courses. The primary emphasis will be on Digital Photography. Continuation of the course in Year 12 will be dependent on student numbers.

For Whom is the Course Intended?

Photography is intended for students with an interest in the practical nature of photography and a desire to further these skills.

Students should realise they will be given clear guidelines about the content of their photographs for Assessment Tasks but are encouraged to further their own skills. The Course can lead to further studies at TAFE.

Special Note

Extension of course into Year 12 Photography is dependent on student numbers.


There is no HSC examination in this subject as it is a School Developed Course.  An Assessment mark will appear on the student’s Record of Achievement.


Subject Costs are included in the College Resource Fee.

Other Costs: Cost for photographic material, are kept to a minimum.