Cover - PlanMedium-Long Shot –Knees upPassive photo toavoid cluttered lookPerson stoodposed, but phototaken at a time thatmakes itnatural/candid.Taken against a plainbackground.Actual photo will bein colour.
Cover - ActualMedium-long shotLots of space at the sides forcover linesPassive photoPosed, but taken whilst hesmiled at something forcandid impressionShot taken against white wallmakes the background easilyeditable whilst preservingnatural shadow.
Contents page - PlanLive photo AT LEAST a long shot. VeryColourful. Candid and taken duringperformance. Busy shot to captureenergy. Low AngleImage of artist with mise en scenerepresenting his genre of music.Fairly busy Photo of people being silly. Silly hand gestures etc. joke – Posed to show personality.
Contents Photos Actual.Live action shot, candid, for reviewssection. Busy to capture a visualrepresentation of the energy. Colourful.Low-angle.Posed shot of artist from coverstory, relevent things in the backgroundmakes photo slightly more busy. Mise enscene highlights the electroniccontribution to the artist’s music.Medium shot. Vibrant and warm colours for editor’s photo, busy and joke-posed to show personality.
Double Page Spread – PlanNo eye contact. Hoodie/jack unzipped to showmore vibrant t-shirt. Busy background showingappropriate electronics. No eye contact +posed, looks like the person is deep in thought.Portrait shot. Medium shot from eye-level.
Double Page Spread- ActualDecided to go for a slightly lower than eye-levelangle; artist fills the height of the page and gives anelement of status. Busy shot, appropriate electronicsin the back, speakers + rack etc. Posed shot, artistlooks deep in thought. No eye-contact, though artistdefinitely has his attention somewhere, looks ‘deep’.Hoodie unzipped suggests he’s in his comfort zone –readers can feel comfortable if the model lookscomfortable.
Main Rejected Images Inconsistent Too blurry clutter, lens spots Doesn’t look as good as when heWould have been good avoids eye contactas dp photo rather than Image not with cameracover as intended, due clearto the fact it shows his enough.character and Facialpersonality – caught expressionmid-action. But other toophoto worked better. uncertain