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Media Evaluation

  1. 1. Media Evaluation <br />Continued ...<br />
  2. 2. How Does Your Media Product Represent Particular Social Groups? <br />When I first decided on creating a rock and indie magazine I wanted my pictures to be really extreme, but I found that the simple shots were the best as the makeup gave them the edge that I wanted. ‘Elly White’ creates the image of a young, fresh, different and inspirational new face to the music industry and comes across as quite independent and headstrong.<br />The photo from Kerrang is similar in one hand is featured in the shot and the facial expressions are quite simple. The one from Kerrang focuses on the costume more as it complies with the house style and my photo is more of a close-up shot. I focused on makeup more than costume.<br />
  3. 3. How Does Your Media Product Represent Particular Social Groups? <br />I really liked the idea of getting to know a person through photographs and I noticed that many magazines had small photos of bands/artists with different facial expressions and poses to show their personality. I think by showing more personality then they can become more relatable to readers. These shots were taken outside and I chose to have everything contrasting to show how different <br />She is, and the different sides to her. The photos from kerrang are similar in the way that the same costume is worn throughout and the location is the same. It also features a quote which I used as well as they show someone’s personality more too. <br />Sensitive Fun/Crazy/Light hearted Mysterious<br />
  4. 4. What Kind Of Media Institution Might Distribute My Media Product <br />I think Bauer Media Group would distribute my magazine as my magazine is a mix between ‘Kerrang’ magazine and ‘Q’ magazine and the Bauer Media Group distributes both of them. My magazine is a rock and indie magazine but unlike Kerrang I haven't given away the genre from the title and fonts. Ambient is quite a general name, similar to ‘Q’. I reinforced the genre through my images and band/artist names. <br />
  5. 5. Technologies Used<br />Take Pictures<br />Video Audience<br />Access all programmes<br />Taking Homework and Class work from/to home and school<br />Upload everything done, from start to finish of magazine<br />Used to create magazine<br />
  6. 6. Technologies Used<br />Editing photos<br />and videos<br />Publisher – to align some of text<br />Creating a prezi<br />PowerPoint – To create PowerPoint's before uploading to slide share<br />Word – To draft all text on before applying to magazine<br />Uploading PowerPoint's to Blogger<br />
  7. 7. Preliminary Task<br />Lighting isn't brilliant, background is dull makes her look pale and not vibrant enough<br />Plainer but more effective title font<br />Less blank space, background complies with house style<br />Title doesn't match the genre of the magazine<br />Cover lines not lined up, looks unprofessional<br />Makeup makes her stand out<br />Lined up cover lines, all same colours and font<br />Lots of blank space<br />Too much text<br />Doesn’t match the house style<br />Plain font for main cover line, Doesn't stand out enough<br />Eye-catching main cover line font, less text<br />Matches house style<br />
  8. 8. Preliminary Task<br />Less blank space <br />Matches cover, simple but effective<br />Font looks out of place <br />Lots of blank space<br />Background is dull<br />Titles in pink - easy to navigate<br />Colours don't match up, too many colours<br />No text glows and only three colours used.<br />Not much contents and font is very large<br />A lot more contents, smaller font<br />Text around photos, not stretched and not just added on<br />Photos just look added on, and one is a bit too stretched<br />
  9. 9. Improvements<br />To improve my magazine I should have made sure the editor’s note text didn't overlap the picture and I should have put page numbers on my contents and double page spread pages. <br />