Annotations of my magazine showing conventions Presentation Transcript
Annotations of myMagazine Showing Conventions By Daryl Teague
I have included a strip of information at the top of the page which is typical of rockFront Cover magazines such as Kerrang. Masthead has been used which is conventional as it is typically used in other magazines, it is large and uses contrasting colours to allow it to stand out to the audience easier. Price and barcode included in the bottom right corner which is conventional of magazines inI also used coverlines which are general to give the audienceconventional, they are conventional knowledge of the edition.because I have used fonts which havean aggressive feel, and they also standout well due to the them being largeand the colours.The main cover image is conventionalas it contains an image who lookconventional of the rock genre due tobody language, and mise-en-scene,dark clothing and aggressive facial On the bottom of the front cover, I have included a free posters giftexpressions help this. and included more information on what it is the edition of the magazine. This is conventional of rock magazines as it is typically used in every edition to increase sales.
The contents title is conventional of rock magazines because it stands out well to the audience and is placed on the route of the eye, this allows it to be easily visible, the contrasting colours and the Contents Page font helps this.I have included a editors letter whichis conventional as it is typically used I have placed a small pullin magazines in general to give the quote under the contentsreader more information about the title which is typical ofmagazine. rock magazines, the quote uses slang and swear words which helpsI have placed a wide range images on appeal to the targetthe contents page to show the reader audience as it fits into thewhat is included in the magazine, the rock genre.pictures are conventional due to theprops used and the mise-en-scene,the images are conventionally The contents informationcaptioned. has been conventionally placed on the side, the sub headings stand out to the audience which helps it be seen easier.I have also included page numberswhich are typically used in magazinesin general to give the reader I have also placed ainformation on where the articles are. subscription offer in the corner which is very conventional and can allow fans of the magazine to get offers etc.
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