Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Internship Photography13521/3298/2425/1/32
Study guide

Internship Photography

Academic year 2024-25
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 3
    • Photography
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
    • Photography
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Danckaert Bert
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2024 ()
Re-sit exam: not possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


previously registered for Studio Photography 2.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA7 - The student is able to organize his/her artistic project in consultation with others.
The student can estimate how his / her own achievements in the technical / content area in their own work relate to the knowledge / skills that a professional photographer must have.

Course content

Taking up an internship that focuses on field experience. Engaging in one or more photography-related projects, in the field of visual arts or as an assisitant of a photographer or artist.
Minimum participation of 70 hours. The acquired skills and information are to be processed into a paper.
This report should, depending on the workplace,include the following aspects:
- Description of the practical elements, problems and solutions associated with the project (can also include: discussions with the advertising agency, the customer ... to reach a, editing and archiving.  business agreement, research and testphase of a project, location hunting. contacts and casting of models in different modeling agencies, finding and briefing of and set-dressers, stylists, makeup artists ..., processing images in the lab, enumerating printing techniques and materials and clarifying the selected output, digital workflow, image manipulation, editing and archiving.
- Sketches of installations (light, model, camera position, attributes, previews for digital operations)
- Personal conclusion and evaluation of the project
Self-employed creatives or companies among such as the following qualify:
- Photographers (art studio, reportage, fashion, jewelry, theater)
- Film crews
- Photo studios and labs
- Advertising and graphic design agencies
- Companies that are directly related to the finishing and presenting photos
- All kinds of art projects, galleries, museums related with visual imagery

Study material (text): Mandatory

Same materials required as in the art research and training studio

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Workplace training and / or internship90,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00

Evaluation (text)

Semester 1: internship report 50% + 50 % continuous assessment
Semester 2 : internship report 50% + 50 % continuous assessment