Year 9 Photography Learning Map

Autumn Term

Terminology:

  • How a camera works
  • Aperture, Exposure, Shutter Speed, Depth of Field, Bokeh, Focal Point, Macro, Rule of Thirds, Resolution

Formal Elements – Line

  • Vertical Line: critique & photo shoot

  • Horizontal Line: critique & photo shoot

  • Curved Line: critique & photo shoot

  • Photo Editing: monochrome, tints, hue, saturation, curves, dodge, burn, brightness, contrast

  • Leading Line: critique & photo shoot

  • Photo Editing: monochrome, tints, hue, saturation, curves, dodge, burn, brightness, contrast

  • Google Sites

Spring Term 1 Jan – Feb

Formal Elements – Shape & Form

  • Shape: critique & photo shoot

  • Form: critique & photo shoot

  • Photo Editing: monochrome, tints, hue, saturation, curves, dodge, burn, brightness, contrast

  • Knowledge Organiser: Shape & Form Webpage

Formal Elements – Tone

  • Tone: critique & photo shoot

  • Colour: critique & photo shoot

  • Texture: critique & photo shoot

  • Photo Editing: monochrome, tints, hue, saturation, curves, dodge, burn, brightness, contrast


Summer Term

Formal Elements – Colour & Texture

  • Photo Editing: monochrome, tints, hue, saturation, curves, dodge, burn, brightness, contrast
  • Google Sites

Urban Project

  • Critical study: Paul Politis – black and white geometry of the mundane

  • Photo Shoot: school building

  • Photo Editing: monochrome, curves, dodge, burn, brightness, contrast

  • Critical study: Nico Goodden – saturated colour, colour splash, minimalist composition

  • Photo Shoot: local area

  • Photo Editing: hue, saturation, curves, dodge, burn, brightness, contrast

  • Critical study: People Will Always Need Plates – graphic art

  • Photo Shoot: architecture

  • Photo Editing: filters stamp/photocopy, selection, colour fill, hue

  • Knowledge Organiser: Urban Webpage