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Rooks Heath College

Rooks Heath College

Opportunity through Learning

Key Stage 4

GCSE Photography course

At GCSE, we aim to make sure the skills below are taught or reinforced by incorporating them into the current Exam specifications.

  • Camera Technique – DSLR Basic controls: Auto Focus, Manual Focus, Shutter speed and Aperture, ISO
  • Photoshop 1 – Basic skills: Printing, Workspace, Preferences, Selection tools, Levels, Curves
  • Visual Literacy and Contextual Analysis
  • Composition and Still Life
  • Lighting and Portraiture
  • Photoshop 2: Layers, Blending modes, Transform tools, Advanced Image Enhancement
  • Photography and Social Media
  • Silver-Base Photography: Pinhole Camera