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Photographic and Digital Media: Ideas and Actions - 9780170198059
208 Pages

Photographic and Digital Media: Ideas and Actions

By | Copyright Year:2008 | ISBN-13: 9780170198059

This unique text embraces the new Photographic and Digital Media (PDM) syllabus in NSW for years 9-10, and is extremely valuable for any photography-related course in Australia.

It compares the ideas and actions of more than twenty featured photographic artists from Australia and overseas, and encourages students to produce their own artworks. A flexible structure makes the text ideal for use by specialist and non-specialist teachers alike.


Chris Bates was formerly Head Teacher of Visual Arts at Hornsby Girls’ High School and is now painting and writing full-time.


Analysis tools from the syllabus are used to compare artists' approaches

Includes a DVD with student works

Accessible language for junior secondary students plus extension components that are suitable for more senior students

Research, practice and extension activities that stimulate active learning