I chose this photo for my double page spread because it seems to me that its
more upclose and personal and as it is a Q&A article, and it had good colours
and qualities to be used in a larger scale.
Content for my double page spread.
For my double page spread, I decided to use a Q&A with a DJ for my article. I researched Double Page
Spreads and found results from magazines such as Mixmag, Spinning Records and Rinse. I already
had my questions and answers but I was looking for layout ideas. My questions and answers were
detailed and were enough to keep the audience interested asking opinions from my class mates on
the questions and answers.
For the editing of my double page
spread, I changed the exposure
higher on the photo because the
original photo’s exposure was too
low. But when I changed the
exposure of the photo, it created
a little noise so I despeckled the
photo to give it a higher quality
Although I didn’t stick to the colour
theme on my cover to my double page
spread, I used a black background with
grey text for the Q&A as I thought it
would give it more of a darker and
personal feel when reading the article.
Although I have tried keeping to the
colour scene, I personally thought it
didn’t give it a high quality feel.
I chose this image because I
liked the composition. The
image also gave it more of a
personal feel compared to
the front When editing the
image I kept the effects very
similar as to what I did with
the front cover to make them
work well together.
I looked for a font that was similar
to the font used in official
magazines like “Q” to give my
magazine a more professional
I made the font to ‘Q&A’ bigger than the
text to my article to emphasize the title
of the article.
I researched other
magazine articles to
see what effects they
use on a double page
spread, I noticed that
they filled some gaps
with quotes in bigger
text. So I picked a
quote from my
article and changed
the font to blue to
match my photo.
I used four columns on my double page
spread, I measured each margin so that
they are separated equally.
Instead of using my image as the background of
double page spread, I decided to use two
columns to place my image as I thought it gave
the reader a more personal feel whilst reading
I have used three
separate my text,
through out all
print media as it
makes the text
easier to read.
This is an article by Q I used as an influence to my article.
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