Plan, capture and exploit stock photo images

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUVPHI528A, 'Plan, capture and exploit stock photo images'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Plan, capture and exploit stock photo images' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Develop concepts for the creation of stock images

1.1 Research sources of information for contemporary styles and conceptual or aesthetic approaches for possible purchasers of images

1.2 Evaluate, test and refine the technical requirements for a range of stock photo imaging projects and confirm with appropriate people

1.3 Prepare pricing schedules, business documents, quotes, accounts and invoices where applicable

2. Prepare for the creation of stock images

2.1 Research and adopt professional practice arrangements for shoots

2.2 Consider shoot requirements and make test shots to refine skills for shoots

2.3 Prepare shoot management timelines and make appropriate shoot preparations

2.4 Negotiate with necessary parties for access to models, apparel, fashion accessories, locations and other subjects

3. Shoot images and optimise work to anticipated client specifications

3.1 Capture stock images to the preconceived style and content within shoot context

3.2 Check and reinstate equipment

3.3 Optimise images and output creative product to possible end-user specifications using industry standards

3.4 Label and archive images/creative product appropriately

4. Market images and review project

4.1 Place images into a commercial environment where sales can be made to end-users, and make direct contact with possible purchaser of images

4.2 Maintain contractual and financial records for business and taxation purposes

4.3 Review response from potential clients and/or image broker

4.4 Review personal performance within shoot context

4.5 Identify future opportunities, work directions, equipment needs and workflow changes resulting from the shoot