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Picture story: outdoor adventure: assessment

Test your ability to create a movie from a still picture by choosing shots and camera moves. As a practice task, use software tools to recreate a movie about horseriding. See how combinations of camera shots hide things from, or reveal things to, the audience and create mood. Apply these skills to an assessment by telling ...

Teacher resource

Picture story: outdoor adventure: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Picture story: outdoor adventure: assessment' (L9673). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the marking and interpretation of student input. For each of the tasks, read notes on the three main anticipated ...

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Picture story: situations: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Picture story: situations: assessment' (L9674). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the marking and interpretation of student input. For each of the tasks, read notes on the three main anticipated levels ...

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Picture story: In the crowd: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Picture story: in the crowd: assessment' (L9675). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the marking and interpretation of student input. For each of the tasks, read notes on the three main anticipated levels ...

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Picture story: history: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Picture story: history: assessment' (L9676). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the marking and interpretation of student input. For each of the tasks, read notes on the three main anticipated levels ...

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Betty Campbell in uniform, c1943

This is a hand-tinted colour photograph, 200 mm x 150 mm, taken at a photographic studio in Rockdale, Sydney, probably in early 1943. It shows an 18-year-old Australian woman, Betty Campbell (now Horne), wearing the brown hat and tie and the khaki summer uniform of the Australian Women's Land Army.

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Evdokia Petrov on the beach, 1954

This is a black-and-white photograph of Evdokia Petrov, after she and her husband, Vladimir Petrov, had defected from the then Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and had been granted political asylum in Australia, in 1954. Mrs Petrov is the woman on the left-hand side of the photograph, wearing sunglasses. She is ...

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Kindergarten children in a Canberra classroom, c1926

This is a black-and-white photograph of boys and girls in a kindergarten class at Telopea Park School, Canberra. Children are seated around low tables. Vases of flowers are on each table as well as on a small cupboard in the corner of the room. There is a dark mat in the centre of the room and a heater is mounted on the wall.

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'Image no. 53' from the series 'Untitled 1985/86', 1985-86

This is a type C colour photograph by Bill Henson (1955-) dating from 1985-86. The photograph, which measures 107.0 cm x 88.5 cm, is of an evening or night-time scene lit by moonlight shining through clouds. The horizon is set low down, which means that this vertical format image is dominated by the cloud-filled sky. A ...

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'Image no. 153' from the series 'Untitled 1985/86', 1985-86

This is a type C colour photograph by Bill Henson (1955-), dating from 1985-86. The photograph, which measures 108 cm x 87 cm, is a head and shoulders portrait of a young woman. She is set against a flat blue background, with her head turned slightly away from the viewer. Her long dark hair is matted and tangled as if wet, ...

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Tim Winton on location, 1997 - item 1

This is a colour photograph taken on the remote northern coast of Western Australia at night with writer Tim Winton in the foreground.

Interactive resource

Lights, camera, action: lighting

Explore how lighting effects are used in films to tell a story. Learn words used to describe light levels and lighting effects. See how combinations of lighting can hide or reveal things, set a mood and influence audience feelings. Look at ways to create feelings such as excitement, humour or fear. For example, dim lighting ...

Teacher resource

Felice Beato's Japan: people - an album by the pioneer foreign photographer in Yokohama, c1869 - essay by Alona Wilson

This is a collection of online materials centring on a richly illustrated essay by Alona Wilson. The essay is about the photgrapher Felice Beato and an album of 50 photographs of Japanese people that he compiled about 1869. As well as the essay, the collection includes a glossary of photographic terms, a chronology of Beato's ...

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'Tim Winton', 2004

This is a photographic portrait by Quentin Jones of novelist Tim Winton (b1960) accompanied by catalogue information about the portrait. Also included is information about Tim Winton's career. The portrait places Winton centrally against the backdrop of his favourite place, Cheynes Beach near Albany in Western Australia. ...

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'Andy Thomas', 2002

This is a photographic portrait by Denis Montalbetti and Gay Campbell of Australian astronaut Andy Thomas (b1951) accompanied by catalogue information about the portrait. Also included is informational text about Andy Thomas's career. The portrait places Thomas centrally against a blue curtain-like background, with a large ...

Teacher resource

Viewing map of development

This is a comprehensive description of six phases in student development of the viewing mode - beginning, early, exploratory, consolidating, proficient and advanced. Part of the internationally recognised ‘First Steps’ literacy program and intended to help teachers map students’ progress in viewing, the resource emphasises ...

Teacher resource

Viewing resource book

This is a resource book intended to support teachers in understanding and teaching viewing. Part of the internationally recognised ‘First Steps’ literacy program and a companion resource for the ‘Viewing map of development’, its goal is that students become competent, independent and critical users of multimodal texts. ...