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PHT2000 Professional Photographic Genres and Styles

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules


Pre-requisite: PHT1001


Professional photographers build careers specialising in one or more genres of photography. This course presents a range of genres spanning a mix of editorial, commercial and artistic styles to prepare students and equip them with the skills to navigate various shooting situations and settings.

Students will examine and analyse the influence of leading photographers on contemporary photographic output. They will develop knowledge of specialist genres such as photography for advertising and commercial enterprises; photojournalism (news and documentary); PR and events coverage; sports and action photography; travel, food, fashion and street photography; still life and product photography; architectural and urban photography; landscape and nature; portraiture and fine art. They will also continue to advance their practical skills in appropriate photographic software and use ethical decision-making in responding to content briefs.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Date printed 10 February 2023