Bar code and
I used two different colours for the text
and made the pink match with the
glasses that Tyrone had on his head, so
that it would compliment each other.
I increased the size of my main cover
line as I wanted it to stand out of the
page which is why I also used a
different style of font.
For this front cover I used a medium
shot as I wanted to show the artist as
well as still include a mise-en-scene.
The background of this picture allows
the reader to establish a setting. From
the setting we are able to relate the
picture with the masthead.
•I chose to use a picture
as part of the
background instead of
using a plain.
• I found it difficult to
make it work at first as I
felt that there was too
much happening on the
page and this did not
compliment the other
•However in the end I
believe that I was able
I used an extreme close up as the
to make It work well to
picture in the background (using
macro on my camera), this helps give it the overall affect I
create the mood of this page. was aiming for.
Again I used the same font for “contents” as I used for my
masthead this is because I believe that it compliments each
other well and links both pages together. This clearly shows
that both pages are from the same magazine.
For my contents page I choose
to put the text and with pages
numbers in a box this also
challenges the usual format of
music magazines table of
I used another model to show
differentiation in artists features
in the magazine. I choose to
have her play the drums a good
I took a picture of three guitars
to elate to the prise the
consumer would win in the
I used CD’s I had at home and
took the picture in a plain
I chose to do four
background and cropped out
the background so that only the
shoots for this, as I
CD’s would be visible.
picture to be
individual and in This picture was taken on the
different locations same photo shoot that I had for
to show a the front cover of the magazine.
Types of shots
This is long distance shot taken from a This is an extreme close up, as all that
high angle. This allows the reader to is visible are the CD’s and there is no
establish the mise-en-scene background present. up
This is a close up of the guitars, we cam hardly see I used a medium close up, as Tyrone is
the background and the most visible thing which visible from the waist up and we can
grabs the reader’s attention are the guitars. still establish some mise-en scene.
I choose to use this pull quote because I felt
it would attract the reader’s attention. It is
also personal his opinion which is what
people want to read about when reading
I used a close up shot of the
artist in action, this picture
connects to the other picture
used in the double page
I choose to make a side bar
as part of my double page
spread because I thought it
would be a good feature. I
decided to challenge the
conventions of sidebars and
kept mine related to the
I increased the size of
quot;to make it stand out n
I used the same font for
“Studio 64” as I used
for my masthead this is
good for continuity.
By line saying who
the article was
My product was aimed at mainly teenagers and the age range of 14-25.
This is because I believe that they are like to be the main consumerism of my
magazine. My product hasn’t got dense editorial content and I know that this
will appeal to the younger consumerism. Young people who enjoy their
music, many different styles and approaches. For those who want to find out
more about new sounds coming out in the industry.
Woman target Mostly male
audience target audience
I used quite a limited editorial content as that is what I believe
that my target audience will want to have. I tried to make my
media product dominated by pictures as I think that the main
consumerism of this product would like more picture than text.
This will be more appealing to my target audience.
•In the article the language used
is quite laid back and informal.
•It is used as a conversational
tone to appeal to my target
•There is no colloquial language
used either, as this does not
exclude any readers.
•For my Double Page
Spread, Front Cover
and Table Of
Contents I used a
colour theme of
pink, black, white
•I chose to use
similar colours on all On my double page spread I
three pages as I chose to another colour theme
thought this would as I though the page looked to
compliment each dark and dull. I matched the
other well and this
colours on the slug with the
would make it clear
that all the pages are colours on the side bar.
part of the same
I would expect my media product to be distributed in
newsagents and places such as WHSmith.
Out of those two I would choose IPC media as I think they
would be the best to advertise my music magazine they
seem to have a wider variation of genres.
•I have learnt many new skills as I have had to
increasingly use Photoshop so my editing and
cropping has improved. I have also had to download
many fonts from 1001frefonts.com and used my
camera to take my pictures included in my media
• I’ve had the experience of planning a magazine cover
before so it was much easier to repeat this a second
time as I felt more in control and confident this time
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