Straplines Masthead bold and behind image Tagline Strapline with quote underneath Kicker with a quote from the artist Masthead bold PuffBarcode on Puff Barcode onleft side Straplines in right with pricewith price an alignment on top Maximum of three/four font colours used
Text & Language CAPITAL LETTERS TAGLINE QUESTION PUFF WEBSITE
My media product (front cover) uses, develops and challengesforms and conventions of real media products in many ways.This is because as part of my research I found many conventionsfrom real existing products that I have developed in using for myown work. I found out that I should include: A Masthead, tagline,straplines, barcode, price, cover image, puff and a kicker. As aresult, I had spotted out the essential conventions that I shoulduse and related them to my own R&B music genre magazine.
Headings Content featuring in the magazine Page number Main image
Headings Text & LanguageSubheadings Page numbers
I have used boldcapital letters Contentsfollowing thetypeface of the VIBE The use of light brightcontents page which colours, blue, yellowrelates to the target and white for the textaudience as it looks stands out from thefashionable. The image as a whole ascolour is used so that the image consists ofit stands out from dark colours.the background asthe image is grey. The heading is in yellow as it fits in with the page and also stands out from the dark I have placed the page colours. number, magazineI have aligned the name and date at thetext to create a strong bottom so that it can bebalance. identified.
Costume – The fact it states Mise-en-scene ‘obey’ on the cap suggests that the artist wants Make-up – people to look up natural as to him men don’t usually wear Lighting - bright any make- up Second artist in the background looking Costume - directly at audience Both as well as keeping a wearing a serious face which cap and a shows that he is hoody passionate about his musicActing –both hands oncap to show a sense ofcoolness in which Setting – plaincreates a powerful backgroundatmosphere as he looksas if he is in charge
Page numbers Capitals for subheadings Singers Related information about article Two categories in sections
In terms of the image itself I hadused the brightness, contrastand blur tool on Photoshop tomake my image lookprofessional. I blurred the leftside of the image so that when Iadded text it could be seenclearly. The clothes the artist iswearing is important as itrepresents the latest style andfashion in which the audiencewill look forward to. Therefore,in terms of the R&B genre theway the artists portraythemselves is essential.
Who would be the audience for your media product?How did you attract/address your audience?
I have also used a quote on the front cover in whichtargets the audience as they use slang. The fact that Ihave included a swear in the quote but have replaced aletter which a’ *’ suggests that the audience can reflecton their own lives and the way they feel about certainthings or situations.
What have you learnt abouttechnologies from the process of constructing this product?
Looking back at your preliminary task, what do you feel you havelearnt in the progression from it to the full product?
Masthead not arranged properlyOne image useddirectingaudience Image not appropriate Masthead clear Kicker not Kicker included positioned accurately