PHT203 Imaging Theories and Techniques (8)

This subject covers imaging theories and techniques to enable students to produce a digital portfolio of photographic works in various mediums. The major topics covered are professional photographic practice, such as print and portfolio development and gallery exhibition theory and technique, including web based image galleries.

Subject Outlines
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Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: PHT203. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Communication and Creative Industries



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be able to show creative and innovative solutions to the design and production of a digital portfolio in a variety of mediums
  • have a strong working knowledge of the principal theories and techniques in outputting digital imagery to print and the web
  • Be able to demonstrate these theories and techniques with specific reference to photographic practice
  • Be aware of current and evolving methods of digital photo-image presentation and dissemination of images


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Concepts and technologies underpinning the digital portfolio
  • Creating a web based image gallery and screen-based exhibition
  • Create a body of photographic work for development of a print-based exhibition
  • Explore web-based communities for sharing still photographic imagery and concepts
  • Changing methodologies for the presentation of photographic imagery in current and evolving digital media


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.