This makes up 40% of your final mark. You must complete all the following to recieve a top grade. The more work you complete and the higher the quality of your images the higher your mark will be.
Assessment Objective 1 (Recording ideas, observations and insights relevant to your intentions)
Evidence of 1 should include:
Initial brainstorming, e.g. idea list, mind map, sketches of initial ideas, found images from magazines, internet and photocopies from library books,
most importantly initial 60 shots presented as contact sheet including notes and thoughts and how to develop further. This could include comments
on composition,exposure, lighting shadows viewpoint, colour, tone, improvements
to be made . . .
Assessment Objective 2 (Developing ideas through investigations informed by contextual and other sources demonstrating analytical and cultural understanding)
Evidence of 2 should include:
Looking at the work of other photographers, artists or cultures to stimulate ideas. Include images of their work analyse their work. Make a connection with your own work with at least one. You can closely copy a photographers style to help you further understand a particular style or idea and include written evidence of your investigations.
Assessment Objective 3 (Refining ideas through experimenting and selecting appropriate resources, media, materials, techniques and
Evidence of 3 should include:
Developing ideas further by modifying them, retaking photos to get a stronger image, using Photoshop to manipulate
the images further but remember you must print screen each stage and record written notes of thoughts and intentions.
Explore a variety of possibilities. You may also want to explore printing on different paper types and size of print (this would have to be done at home).
Assessment Objective 4 (Presenting a personal, informed and meaningful response demonstrating analytical and critical understanding)
Evidence of 4 should include:
A high quality individual final piece showing the conclusion to the project. This can be one FANTASTIC image or several images, or an image panel/panels/triptych It should have depth in its sophistication and execution with a high degree of impact.
A written statement about your final piece (an analysis with comparison to other photographers work/movie clip/poster)