LEARNING ZONE PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography

Photography

Component 1 (coursework) 60%
Urban Project
Portrait Album Cover Project
Project 3 (optional)
Component 2 (exam) 40%
Exam Project set by AQA
Under each year group tab you will find links to Photoshop editing guides for each project and examples of how to evidence your research and editing in the PowerPoint workbook.
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Component 1: Urban Photography Project

Click on the link below which provides guidance and examples of how students must set out their research and editing work in the form of a PowerPoint 'work book'. This forms 75% of their marks for this project.

Urban Project PowerPoint

Students are expected to use Adobe Photoshop to create a range of editing techniques based on different photographic styles. Click on the links below to access 'How to' guides on each style:

Colour-Splash Edit 

Symmetrical Composite Edit 

Shinichi Higashi Double-Exposure Edit 

Nicholas Goodden Saturated Colour Edit

People Will Always Need Plates Edit

Paul Politis Black & White Edit

Phyllis Denton Psychedelic Edit

 

Jamie Wilcock1Shelaina Barratt2:

Rebecca Brownbill1

Katie Rossington3

Niall Foley1

Ella Goulding3

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Component 1: Portrait Album Cover Project

Click on the link below which provides guidance and examples of how students must set out their research and editing work in the form of a PowerPoint 'work book'. This forms 75% of their marks for this project.

Portrait Album Cover Project PowerPoint.ppt

Students are expected to use Adobe Photoshop to create a range of editing techniques based on different photographic styles in the creation of a music album cover concept. Click on the links below to access 'How to' guides on each style:

Thomas Couderc Double Exposure Edit

Dan Mountford Double Exposure Edit

Dan Mountford Vector Mask Edit

Andy Warhol Pop-Art Portrait Edit

Tyler Spangler Graphic Art Edit

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Front Cover Edit

Component 1: Project 3 (optional)

Students who make rapid progress on their Urban and Portrait projects have the option of working on a third project, taken from the list of project PowerPoints below. Alternatively, students can write their own project on a theme or idea of their own.

Machines Project 3 

Out of Place Project 3 

Details Project 3 

Light and Dark Project 3 

Texture Project 3 

The Choice of Colour Project 3 

Component 2: Exam Project

Click on the links below for the 2019 AQA Photography exam projects. Students select ONE of the questions for their exam. As in their component 1 projects, students must produce a PowerPoint evidencing research on photographers, photo shoot plans, their photo shoot, editing process slides and the final edits. Click on the links below to view guidance on each question for this year's exam.

Texture Question PowerPoint

Discarded Items Question PowerPoint

Messages Question PowerPoint

The Choice of Colour Question PowerPoint

Spaces Question PowerPoint