When: Semester One. Starts Monday 18th September 2023, 6.30pm - 9.00pm
Course Registration Opens: 1st August 2023
Course Fee: €300
Tutor: Colette Lewis
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.
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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.
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.
Students have an opportunity to submit their work for assessment should they wish to gain the CIT Single Module Certification.
This course is accredited 5 credits on the National Framework of Qualifications, where 60 credits equate to the workload of a full-time academic year on a degree programme. It may be possible, therefore, to use these credits as part of one of our full-time programmes in the Department of Fine Art and Applied Art. Students interested in pursuing this option should contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Lecturer Colette Lewis is a visual artist and educator working in lens-based digital media and social art practices. She has taught lens-based media for over ten years in various institutions in Ireland. She received an MA in Visual Art Practices from Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology. Her work has been exhibited and screened in Ireland, UK and France including the Short Irish Film Showcase, Liverpool Irish Festival, IndieCork Film Festival, EV+A International, Limerick and TULCA, Visual Arts Festival Galway. She has received numerous funding awards for her practice from the Arts Council of Ireland and Cork City Council. Colette has a studio at the Cork Artists Collective, is a Board of Directors member, and was a founding member of The Guesthouse.