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Digital Plants - The Calyx - Stages 2 & 3

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Thank you for your interest in our school excursions at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

The submission of this form is a formal request for a booking on the dates and times specified, subject to availability.

If you do not wish to make a booking please send your queries to programs.info@bgcp.nsw.gov.au

Learn the art of nature photography as you explore the Royal Botanic Garden taking photos. Capture an amazing vista or the intricate details of a rare plant in a photo which will be printed for you to take home. Supports Stage 2-3 NSW Visual Arts Syllabus

Stages

Stages 2 & 3

Location

Learning Centre
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney

Duration

2 hours

Cost

$13 per student. Minimum charges apply.

Excursion key themes:

  • Nature photography techniques - macro, wide angle, framing etc.
  • Nature photography subject matter - eg subjects, line, texture and colour

Students will...

  • Learn photography techniques and the keys to success with nature photography
  • Be guided around the Gardens and introduced to weird and wonderful plants
  • Use iPads to take photos
  • Choose and print a photo on A4 card or glossy paper to take home

Stage 2 Visual Arts
VAS2.1
Represents the qualities of experiences and things that are interesting or beautiful by choosing among aspects of subject matter
VAS2.2
Uses the forms to suggest the qualities of subject matter

Stage 3 Visual Arts
VAS3.1

Investigates subject matter in an attempt to represent likenesses of things in the world
VAS3.2
Makes artworks for different audiences, assembling materials in a variety of ways
 

We would like to acknowledge the Cadigal people of the Eora Nation within Sydney and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.

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