Photo Essay | The Urban Environment

Early in term three of each year, photography students doing the Preliminary Course take part in an excursion to the Rocks area of the Sydney CBD. The purpose of this excursion is to give you; the student, an introduction to the practice of street photography and photographing the built environment.

The work produced in response to this activity forms part of your Assessment Submission for Term 3.

You will be primarily shooting using SLR camera’s equipt with 125 ISO black and white roll film. You also have the option to use your own DSLR or the camera on your mobile device.

As mentioned in the worksheet for this task the focus here is photographing the built or architectural environs of the Sydney CBD in the Rocks and Quay areas.

Definition of photoessay. : a group of photographs arranged to explore a theme or tell a story.

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