The types of hardware and
software I think will might use to
research, plan and construct my
The technology used to create and communicate with media.
The physical device that enables messages stored on
software to pass from a sender to a receiver. Television,
radio, computers, movie projectors, telephones, etc., are
What type of Hardware tools will I use?
Camera and Tripod
I will use a camera and tripod
while creating my music
magazine in order to take vital
images, which will be on the
front cover. I will place the
camera on to the tripod, and
this will allow me to get a still
image without the worry of the
image being out of focus or
blurry. I will borrow the school
camera, to take photos within
school hours and I will then use
my own camera, if I would like
to take pictures outside school.
I will always use a memory stick. Using a
memory stick will allow me to save all
my work which I have completed at
school. Then I can use my saved work,
and complete my unfinished work at
home. A memory stick is also helpful,
for transferring photos from the camera
onto the Macs or PC.
Significantly, I will use
the Macs which we have
within school to publish
all my blogs. I will also
use the Macs there
which will help me
create my front cover
and double page spread
of my music magazine.
The place where media messages are stored. Intended for use with
hardware. Software can take the form of computer diskettes,
videocassettes, film, audiocassettes, etc.
What types of software will I use?
As I am already using the Macs at school, I will
use there software. For example; Isound and
Imovie, as well as that, the Macs have an
outstanding editing tool, this will help me to edit
all of my photos , which I will upload to my music
Pixlr is a free online photo editing website. I have already attempted using Pixlr to
create a draft of my school magazine and my final school magazine. You can see
all of my attempts on my blog. In addition, I will use Pixlr to help me create my
music magazine because I feel it looks more professional than any other photo
I will use different hardware and software tools in order to create a very
professional piece of work. The examples I have given, has given me a better
understanding of some hardware and software programmes I can use to create my