Double Page Spreads
Analysing a DPS
 In pairs look at the following DPS.
 Label the dif ferent features of the magazine. (Headers
etc…)
 Wh...
Analysing a DPS
Genre
Central Image
 Microphone/Guitar (music
magazine)
 Iconography (Rock, guitar, hair style,
clothin...
Analysing a DPS
 In pairs find a DPS in your assigned magazine
 Fill in the graph looking at:
 Genre
 Image (Props, Co...
Creating a DPS
 You will now create a design for a DPS using one of the photographs you took
in your shoot last week.
 T...
Final Results
 How have you designed your DPS?
 Why have you chosen to design it that way?
 Post your designs and your ...
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DPS lesson 2

  1. 1. Double Page Spreads
  2. 2. Analysing a DPS  In pairs look at the following DPS.  Label the dif ferent features of the magazine. (Headers etc…)  What genre is this magazine DPS?  How do the codes and conventions tell us that?  Iconography (symbols in the images that might give you clues on the genre)  Who would be the audience for this magazine DPS?  How do the codes and conventions tell us that?  Mode of address
  3. 3. Analysing a DPS Genre Central Image  Microphone/Guitar (music magazine)  Iconography (Rock, guitar, hair style, clothing) Graphic features  Iconography (Rock, guitar, hair style, clothing) Header  Implies live music coverage Flash  Set list (implies music magazine) Audience Mode of address  Casual but technical, implies a knowledgeable audience Graphic features  Large amount implies teen target market Article length  Implies teen target audience Central Image  Rock iconography indicates younger target market
  4. 4. Analysing a DPS  In pairs find a DPS in your assigned magazine  Fill in the graph looking at:  Genre  Image (Props, Costume, Lighting, Pose etc…)  Layout  Language
  5. 5. Creating a DPS  You will now create a design for a DPS using one of the photographs you took in your shoot last week.  To complete this task you should:  Consider the relationship between the text and the image.  Where will the main ar ticle go?  Where will the callouts and pull quotes go?  Think about the positioning and content of the flash?  Think about where is your article header going to be?  While completing this task you should think about why these elements and images are relevant to the genre of your image.  Look at the example DPS for some inspiration.
  6. 6. Final Results  How have you designed your DPS?  Why have you chosen to design it that way?  Post your designs and your reasons for them on your blog.

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