For the background of my front cover, I chose to use the full image to
cover the background. Even though the original photo had good colour
and qualities, I played around with the contrast, saturation, sharpness,
distortion to a standard which I was happy with. I have used leading lines
as my composition for my photo and centred myself on the picture to be
the centre of attention of the magazine.
I used a cooling filter on my photo to give my
audience a cold feeling as of the
season(winter) and I think it look effective.
I also experimented with the
Hue/Saturation on my photo to give
my image a higher quality and
I then added my magazine logo on the top left of the cover with a navy
blue background and white font to match my outfit on the photo.
I then added a header for my magazine with a white font to
match my logo.
I then added all the desired text I wanted on my front cover sticking to the
colour scheme of navy blue and white, I swapped around the colours for each
box to make the cover stand out.
For my finishing touches, I added a competition where there was a gap cover
with a green circle as the background to match the fences on the photo. I also
then added a bar code along with the details of the company and the price of