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Rooks Heath College

Rooks Heath College

Opportunity through Learning

Key Stage 3

Year 9 Bridging Photography course

In Year 9, the core aim of the course is to equip students with all the basic skills and discipline which will enable them to complete successfully the GCSE course, should they wish to enrol at the end of the year.

  • Camera Technique – DSLR Basic controls: Auto Focus, Shutter speed and Aperture
  • Photoshop 1 – Basic skills: Printing, Workspace, Preferences, Selection tools, Basic Image Enhancement
  • Basic Contextual Analysis: Learning from iconic images and artists
  • Presentation: Sketchbook and display
  • Basic Composition, Lighting, Portraiture
  • Photoshop 2:  Layers, Blending modes, Transform tools, Advanced Image Enhancement
  • Exhibition: curating photographic work and organising exhibitions
  • Silver-Base Photography: Pinhole Camera