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ASSURE Educational Services has put-together the scheme of work on Photography – SS1, SS2 and SS3 based on the National Curriculum and the syllabus of WAEC and NECO. All the topics highlighted in the National Curriculum and the syllabus of WAEC and NECO have been accommodated in our Scheme of Work.
End of term Assessment Tests in SS1, SS2 and SS3 alongside Overall Assessment Tests are available. Schools may adopt our scheme of work because of its simplicity and ease of monitoring of academic activities.
The Scheme of Work stated below is inexhaustible. Schools are encouraged to input weeks and periods of completion of topics in accordance with the academic calendar, number of students and available classes.
SS1 Photography – 1st Term Scheme of Work
|SS1||1st Term||INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY||(a) Meaning of photography
(b) Functions / uses of photography
(i) Record events
(ii) Visual communication e.g. advertising, journalism, scientific, artistic expression etc.
(c) Branches / Areas of Photography
• Photojournalism (Documentary, Photo-Essay etc.)
• Events (Wedding, Birthday etc.)
• Still Life etc.
|HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY||(a) Origin of Camera and Photography
(b) Development of Photography in Nigeria
(c) Pioneers of Photography:(i) Europe & America – Nicephore Niepce, Louis Daguerre, Williams Fox Talbot, Edwin Land, George Eastman e.t.c.
(ii) Nigeria – Jonathan Adagogo Green, Dotun
SS1 Photography – 2nd Term Scheme of Work
|SS1||2nd Term||TERMINOLOGIES IN PHOTOGRAPHY||• Exposure
• Aperture (F – Number)
• Shutter Speed
• Composition. etc.
|LIGHT IN PHOTOGRAPHY||(a) Source of light
(i) Natural e.g. Sun and Moon.
(ii) Artificial e.g. Flash, Studio lighting.(b) Properties of light
SS1 Photography – 3rd Term Scheme of Work
|SS1||3rd Term||THE CAMERA||(a) Principles underlying the design of Camera (Pinhole Camera)
(i) Light tight – (insulation from unwanted light).
(b) Basic Part of an SLR / 35mm Camera and their functions.
(c) Categories and Types of Camera.
(e) Maintenance of Camera
SS2 Photography – 1st Term Scheme of Work
|SS2||1st Term||FILM||(a) The nature of film – Light Sensitive and Chemical Composition.
(b) Types and Format
(c) Film Speed (ISO)
|TAKING OF PHOTOGRAPHS||(1) Processes involved
SS2 Photography – 2nd Term Scheme of Work
|SS2||2nd Term||THE DARK ROOM / FILM DEVELOPMENT||(a) Layout and Requirements
(i) Layout – dry and wet areas
• Light tights
• Good ventilation (Air conditioner)
• Waste outlet
• Flat working surfaces(b) Tools and Equipment
• Developing Tanks
• Safe Light
• Developing Trays / Dishes
• Spiral Spool
• Light Box etc.
(c) Chemicals – Developer, Fixers, Stop bath
(d) Film Development Processes
(e) Safety Measures
|PRINTING OF PHOTOGRAPHS||(a) Materials and Equipment
• Safe light
• Printing Paper
• Printing Frame
• Developer and Fixer
• Developing Trays / Dishes
• Guillotine / Trimmer(b) Printing Process
(i) Dilution of developer and fixer
(ii) Printing of Photograph (using enlarger)
(iii) Production of Contact Print
(iv) Selection of exposure for printing
(v) Exposure on paper
(vii) Rinsing with water or Stop bath
(ix) Rinsing with water or Stop bath
(c) Drying and Storage of Photographs
SS2 Photography – 3rd Term Scheme of Work
|SS2||3rd Term||DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY||(a) Differences and similarities between traditional (analogue) and digital photography.
(b) The development of digital photography.
(c) Equipment for Digital Photography
(d) Software for Digital Photography
(e) Input / Output Methods and Devices
|EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHS||Procedure
• Mounting and framing.
• Space acquisition
• Display of photograph
SS3 Photography – 1st & 2nd Term Scheme of Work – Practicals/Revision