Q MAGAZINE- BEN HOWARD DPS
The title of the DPS is of the main focus, in this case Ben
Howard takes the focus. His music reflects the type of
DPS styling used; simplicity and calmness. The font of
his name is simple bold letters letting the reader know
the focus of the piece.
The writer has dedicated a quarter of the page to
writing about the interview about Ben, this
highlights that the importance of the DPS is the
writing as well, not just the image.
The central image is a midshot of Ben
Howard to centralise his face to be
recognisable. The colour of white is used
frequently to show the simplicity and purity
of the article.
Q MAGAZINE- LADY GAGA DPS
This tiny title is the name of the article focus ‘ lady
gaga’ is written in small italic font. This shows off the
focuses personality of not wanting much
recognition, just an article about her in writing.
However this massive ‘L’ is the tribute to her
absurdness and melodramatic approach, this gives
the audience a chance to see her nature.
Half a page of writing is dedicated to Lady Gaga
here, this intrigues the reader into finding out
about their idol in depth and personal.
This half of the page is a midshot of
Gaga in her wackiness. A photo of
her half naked shows her personality
as a confident and charismatic focus.
Q MAGAZINE- FOO FIGHTERS DPS
This huge, half page font dominates the page. It
stands out and captivates the readers interest. Asking
the rhetorical question in the title encourages the
reader to read further.
This small text is miniscule to the page but vital
information. It describes the band by an oxymoron
‘crooked vultures’, vultures are known as agile
creatures but the band reflects their rocky
Foo Fighters are known as dramatic characters
and this image supports that, the parody image is
dramatic and humorous. The photo is close up
and allows the reader to see the band like never
Q MAGAZINE- JAY Z DPS
The main image is a head shot of Jay z, you see his
‘slickness’ emanating from the page, he shows no
expression, the image takes up half the page so jay z’s
dramatic nature is shown in this focused image.
A quote from jay z himself intrigues the
reader to find out what the rapper himself
thinks. It adds a sense of personality to the
This half of the page is dedicated to an
interview with the focus, the only name
(letter) given of the focus point is a huge ‘J’
letting the reader know of his reluctance to
be publicised as a ‘softie’.
THRASHER MAGAZINE DPS
The main image takes up the whole page, this magazine
is dedicated to skateboarding and no shortage of the
sport is given. The reader can see the image in full
quality and in huge detail. The photo is encouraging
and influential to get others skating.
The title is another huge focus, it takes
up a quarter of the page and the text
itself is a spin off of the film ‘Back to the
Future’, this humour captivates the
reader into reading the full issue.
THRASHER MAGAZINE- SUBHUMANS DPS
Another full page image here shows a group of
friends who are a skate group known as
‘subhumans’, the entire page is dedicated to
them, there are people skating, playing guitar
and filming. This mixture shows off the groups
exotic nature to go with their name.
The title is the groups name, and the
various colours highlight ‘fun’.
The whole piece is very enthusiastic and over
the top, it encourages the reader to want to
PETE DOHERTY DPS
This long awaited profile article is interesting in itself
as Pete Doherty has been MIA in the media for years.
This half page of writing is nectar to fans and the
mass of writing looks hopeful.
This image shows Pete in his golden days in
the music world, this gives the reader a
glimpse of the past star and highlight a
sense of nostalgia.
The main image is a mid shot of Pete and
as he is holding two beverages it shows
his struggle with his impulses and the
reader can relate and sympathise with the
article. Also the title ‘in good health’
mocks this concept by almost goading
Pete into quitting the binging,.
TAYLOR MOMSEMS DPS
The colour scheme girl is dark and gothic;
red and black but then the cream colouring
portrays innocence in the.
The article title is the most intriguing part,
it crossed wild and child together
highlighting that the actor turned singer is
still innocent yet raunchy. The reader can
acquire their own perceptions of Taylor
This interview with the article focus is factual and
informs the reader of Taylors own perceptions.
The main image is rather ‘sexual’ the leather is
associated with bondage and ‘adult things’, not
something a child is accustomed to.