The photography specialist option is designed to equip a trainee journalist with the photography skills required to produce images of publishable quality that meet industry standards.
Assessment is by a portfolio of images including a 150-200 word news story and evidence of any ethical and legl considerations when taking or publishing the images.
Candidates opting to take this unit are also encouraged to take videojournalism for online. Video skills are vital to be able to create distinctive videojournalism which is accurate, clear and communicative and compliments the skills gained in stills photography in this unit.
This option is not available as a distance learning unit.