Comparison of Preliminary task to Music MagazinePresentation Transcript
COMPARISON OFPRELIMINARYTASK TO MYMAGAZINEBY DARYL TEAGUE
CONVENTIONS –FRONT COVERMy music magazine front cover is more conventional than my preliminary task as I have used more conventions on themagazine, conventions such as a larger, more vibrant masthead which helps me appeal to my target audience easier. Ihave also used other conventions, the preliminary task has made me learn the importance of conventions in appealingto the target audience. My images used are also much more conventional as on my music magazine, they fit into thegenre more which allows them to appeal to my target audience much more easily.
CONVENTIONS –CONTENTS PAGEThe conventions from my draft contents page in my preliminary task has improved greatly due to theconventions, mainly for my music magazine I have used more conventions, conventions such as aggressiveimages and an aggressive tone which will appeal to my target audience. My draft contents page has limitedconventions which wouldn’t make it very appealing to my target audience. Doing this draft contents page hasallowed me to understand how important the layout is in appealing to the target audience and whatconventions to use.
PHOTOGRAPHY ANDMISE-EN-SCENE – FRONTCOVERFor my preliminary task front cover my photography and mise-en-scene was average as I used a reasonablyconventional image with a sporty mise-en-scene which fit in to the cover story well. The photography and mise-en-scene on my music magazine front cover is much better as I have taken a much better photograph which isconventional and has an appealing mise-en-scene, I have used a band which makes it even more conventional. Mymusic magazine front cover photography is much more typical than my preliminary task front cover which showsimprovement.
IMAGE EDITING –FRONT COVERThe image editing skills on my preliminary task are not as advanced as they are on my music magazine as I haveonly cropped the image on my preliminary task front cover, this shows that my skills in image editing have improvedbecause on my music magazine front cover, I have managed to crop the image and edit the lighting as well asfiltering the images to make them more appealing to my target audience and more conventional. This showsprogression in my image editing skills.
LAYOUT – FRONTCOVERThe layout on my preliminary task is poor as it looks unprofessional and unconventional whereas my musicmagazine front cover looks much more conventional as it is typical of other rock magazines which makes itappealing to my target audience. My music magazine front cover has a much more appealing layout as I spentmore time looking into the layout of similar products and produced more drafts to help me make a much moreconventional layout.
LAYOUT – CONTENTSPAGE The layout of my music magazine contents page is much more appealing than my draft contents page in my preliminary task as I have been able to look at the layout of similar products more effective and utilise them to appeal to my target audience. The layout on my draft contents page is very simple and unconventional, as the layout of my contents page on my music magazine is much more appealing to my target audience and conventional, this shows that I have improved in the layout which shows progression.
FONTS – FRONTCOVER The fonts used my preliminary task front cover are very simple and plain and not very large which means that they are not very conventional or appealing to the target audience. The fonts used on my front cover are much more appealing and conventional as they have styles and features which fit into the rock genre, therefore they will appeal to my target audience much more easily. This improvement in the use of fonts shows progression in being able to choose and place fonts conventionally.
COLOURS – FRONTCOVER The colours used on my preliminary front cover are very plain and not vibrant which makes them not very appealing to the target audience or similar to other school magazines as other school magazines stand out much more to the target audience. The colours on my music magazine front cover are much more appealing and are very vibrant which makes them more conventional.
MODE OF ADDRESS –FRONT COVERThe mode of address on my preliminary task front cover is very simple and plain as it does not stand out to theaudience whereas the mode of address on my music magazine is much more vibrant, aggressive and violentwhich would appeal to my target audience as these features fit into the rock genre which my target audiencewould like. This improvement shows progression as I have managed to use a more conventional tone in mymagazine which makes it more conventional.
MODE OF ADDRESS –CONTENTS PAGE The mode of address on my draft contents page in my preliminary task is very plain and simple whereas in my music magazine contents page, the mode of address is much more aggressive which is conventional of the rock genre, therefore it will be appealing to my target audience. This improvement shows that I have progressed positively as I have managed to make the mode of address more conventional.