WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNT
ABOUT TECHNOLOGIES FROM
THE PROCESS OF
CONSTRUCTING THIS PRODUCT
Throughout the production of my music magazine I have developed skills
within photography, InDesign and Photoshop.
Prior to the production of my magazine I had already a basic understanding of
how to use both Photoshop and InDesign as I had previously used both in
gsce. Initially I began making all of my magazine pages on
Photoshop, however I found it to limiting. When it came to the magazine
cover as there is little flexibility use images and boxes which are necessary to
make the cover eye-catching.
Within the photography section of my production I looked at images from front
covers, dps and contents pages before taking to images to show the models
what I wanted from them. It also gave me an idea of what types of images I
needed, to make the magazine successful.
Photoshop I used for my cover and
contents page. As Photoshop gave me the
necessary flexibility to make the pop
magazine exciting and attractive to the
I began by removing the background from the image using the rubber tool. Then
moving the image onto a transparent background and using the magic wand to remove
the background. I then began editing the image. I used this method several times
within my production as all of my images required a form of editing.
I then used the buffer tool to clear my models skin and edited the saturation and
contrast in the picture. I also used this method several times within my production .
Applying drop shadow gives the
text more definition. I have also
applied an inner glow, outer glow,
inner shadow and inner glow to
the text to give it further
definition. This makes it stand out
more on a blank page
Through the production of my task I have learnt skills about setting
creating things such as a Double page spread, in this slide I am going to
demonstrate how my skills within this area have considerably improved.
First I began by creating a set of 3 pages and then entering text through
the use of a text box. Within my production I used the same format.
I then entered the text and images through the use of text boxes and
selecting the image of google.