Digital Photography: Beginning Image Making
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22nd September 2020.
This is an introductory course to fine art digital photography. Students explore the principles of photography within its contemporary contexts as well as its associated technologies. The course starts with an introduction to operating a DSLR camera and students learn to use image processing software. Presentations are given by tutors on the various fields of photography including; landscape, portraiture, abstraction, still life, contemporary and historical image-makers. Students will make images in response to set briefs outside of class time for group analysis and discussion within class time.
CIT Crawford College of Art & Design
All part-time programmes at CIT CCAD will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.
Course fee of €240 must be paid before attending lectures. For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students
This course is offered by the CIT CCAD Department of Fine Art & Applied Art, and is located at the Sharman Crawford Street Campus, Cork, Tuesdays: 6.30pm - 9.00pm - Semester One
Lecturer: Pádraig Spillane
Award: CIT: Single Module Certification, 5 ECTS Credits at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications
Module Title: Photography and Image Capture
Students have an opportunity to submit their work for assessment should they wish to gain the CIT: Single Module Certification for this course.
Please Note: There will be a local field trip during the early stage of the course for approximately the duration of a class, two and a half hours. Details will be confirmed during the first week of the course.
Pádraig Spillane works with photography, appropriation and object-based assemblages. These different media allow explorations on the boundaries of desire engaging contact points and intersections between images, anthropomorphic arrangements and the viewer. His employment of materials explores gestural potentials and animations of various forms with works performing as gatherings of disruption and appeal.
Exhibitions include: Shills, 126 Gallery, Galway, (2016); This is not my voice speaking, CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork, (2015); Magic Touch, CCA Derry - Londonderry, Northern Ireland, (2014); Mammouth, Treignac Projet, France, (2014); Fortnightly Features Presents, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, (2014); Periodical Review #3, Pallas Projects/Studios, Dublin, Ireland, (2013).
Location: CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, Sharman Crawford Street, Cork.
- Online application will open on 10th August for course commencing September 2020.
- Please note that applicants will be required to pay the course fee of €240 online if a place on a course is offered.
- Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay the course fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.