WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNT
ABOUT TECHNOLOGIES FROM
THE PROCESS OF
CONSTRUCTING THIS PRODUCT
Throughout the production of my music magazine I have developed
skills within photography, InDesign and Photoshop.
Prior to the production of my magazine I had already a basic
understanding of how to use both Photoshop and InDesign as I had
previously used both in gsce. Initially I began making all of my
magazine pages on Photoshop, however I found it to limiting. When
it came to the magazine cover as there is little flexibility use images
and boxes which are necessary to make the cover eye-catching.
Within the photography section of my production I looked at images
from front covers, dps and contents pages before taking to images to
show the models what I wanted from them. It also gave me an idea
of what types of images I needed, to make the magazine successful.
Photoshop I used for my cover and
contents page. As Photoshop gave me the
necessary flexibility to make the pop
magazine exciting and attractive to the
Applying drop shadow gives the
text more definition. I have also
applied an inner glow, outer glow,
inner shadow and inner glow to
the text to give it further
definition. This makes it stand out
more on a blank page
I began by removing the background from the image using the rubber tool. Then
moving the image onto a transparent background and using the magic wand to remove
the background. I then began editing the image. I used this method several times
within my production as all of my images required a form of editing.
I then used the buffer tool to clear my models skin and edited the saturation and
contrast in the picture. I also used this method several times within my production .
Through the production of my task I have learnt skills about setting
creating things such as a Double page spread, in this slide I am going to
demonstrate how my skills within this area have considerably improved.
First I began by creating a set of 3 pages and then entering text through
the use of a text box. Within my production I used the same format.
I then entered the text and images through the use of text boxes and
selecting the image of google.