Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Photography 10

Curricular Competencies

Explore and create

Create photographic works using sensory inspiration, imagination, and inquiry

Explore photographic possibilities and take creative risks

Express meaning, intent, and emotion through photography

Create photographic images with an audience in mind

Develop and refine photographic skills and techniques in a range of styles and genres

Demonstrate safe and responsible use of materials, tools, and work space

Reason and reflect

Describe and analyze how photographers use materials, technologies, processes, and environments in art making

Recognize and evaluate design choices in photographic works

Develop personal answers to aesthetic questions

Communicate and document

Document, share, and appreciate photographic images

Demonstrate respect for self, others, and place

Communicate and respond to social and environmental issues through photography

Connect and expand

Create photographs that demonstrate personal, cultural, social, environmental, and historical contexts

Explore First Peoples perspectives and knowledge, other ways of knowing, and local cultural knowledge to gain understanding through photography

Engage in digital citizenship throughout the photographic process

MediaSmarts Resources

Camera Shots

Dealing with Digital Stress

Digital Storytelling for Civic Engagement

Online Relationships: Respect and Consent

Popular Music and Music Videos

Remixing Media



elements of visual art

principles of composition

image development strategies in photography

materials, processes, techniques, and image-making technologies, used in one or more types of photography: 

  • digital photography
  • darkroom photography
  • alternative photographic processes

photo chemistry (if using film) or alternative chemical processes

creative processes

behaviours of light:

  • images formed by lenses and mirrors
  • effects of translucent, transparent, and opaque objects

ways of sensing light:

  • optical instruments
  • parts and functions of cameras

role of the photographer and viewer

influence of visual culture in social and
other media

history of photography

traditional and contemporary First Peoples worldviews, stories, and history as expressed through photography

ethics of cultural appropriation and plagiarism

MediaSmarts Resources

Camera Shots

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Popular Music and Music Videos

Relationships and Sexuality in the Media

Remixing Media

Who’s Telling My Story?