The reason why I have chosen thisimage is because her hair looks big,so therefore I can place the writingaround her and also she is posing ina way which could be seen asvulnerable and applying to the malegaze as she looks innocent, yetpowerful. Furthermore, it can meetup to my target demographicsdreams and aspirations as she is anattractive, independent lookingwoman. However, the other imageswould have also been good to usebut some of them look to boring andplain, where as the one I havechosen, looks as though it canattract the mode of address as she isalso looking directly into the camerawhich will persuade readers topurchase this magazine.
I have chosen this image due to thefact that it applies best to my genreof music, which is R&B as she lookslike a attractive, feisty woman whichtherefore will influence readers towant to read into this article. Also,due to her wearing garments, itmakes it look rather R&B like as she isposing with chain and clearlyshowing it to the readers.This image could refer to Maslow’shierarchy of needs as it could meetaudiences dreams and aspirations asshe is portraying her identity throughher style and image, which willinfluence my demographic tohopefully do the same.
The reason to why I chose thisimage is because she is posing in away which will make her look likean R&B artist, also will attract myaudience as she has a good senseof style and clearly likes to beaccessorised with wearingjewellery and headbands and nailvanish. Although, I am intending tochange this nail vanish colour sothat it is pink to match herheadband and will also go withthe colour scheme of mymagazine.This image is also rather appealingdue to the fact that she is gazinginto the camera. Also, she lookslike a wild character due to herhaving big hair and jewellery andthe pose that she is striking.
This image represents the genre of mymagazine as she looks like a wild,enthusiastic woman, as she has redcoloured hair which is a bright colour,also in the image she is dressed inblack which contrasts well with herhair colour, also the way in which sheis posing portrays that she is aoutgoing and confident artist, whoenjoys what she does and this appealsto my demographic as this can meether dreams and aspirations as if theysee her as a confident, independentand wild character which will theninfluence my audience to feelconfident about themselves and thatthey can reach their dreams andaspirations. This then refers to Maslow’shierarchy of needs due to selfactualisation. The reason I have notchosen the other images is due to thefact that they are not in focus.
The reason in why I have chosen this imageis because I wanted my model to be sittingdown on the floor for my contents page sothat they can be at the bottom of the pageas this looks more appealing as it has ameaning behind the picture, as she is notgazing into the camera like the other artistsare doing so, this challenges the typicalconventions as she is looking down and herbody language shows that she is rather shy,yet possibly unhappy. This image istherefore conveying a message, also itappeals to my demographic as she iswearing a black and leopard dress which isappealing and eye catching, it also makesher look attractive, it will also give me thechance to use photo shop to anadvantage as I can enhance certain bodyparts and make them look more sharparound the edges of this image.
The reason in why I have chosen thisimage is because it is in focus and issuitable for my target demographic dueto the fact that he is staring into thecamera in order to catch the readersattention, also his posture is more clearand expresses his body language clearlyas it is from the front view, where as theothers are from side view.Furthermore, the lighting is good in thepicture I have chosen as the natural lightmakes the image more visible and almostthat glow effect, where as the other onesare clearly in a darker source of light. Theuse of natural light when doingphotography is to make the quality of theimage enhanced, which is beingportrayed in the image I have chosen.
The reason in why I have chosen theseimages is because I wanted to includesome males on my contents page, sothat this could interest my demographicwhich are females.I have chosen these specific images dueto the fact that they look like R&B artistsdue to their style of clothing, pose andfacial expression. I also like the fact thatthey are looking into the camera whichwill intrigue readers to read into thisarticle. However, I decided to take theleft hand boy in the image and placehim next to my other model who is not infact originally in the picture throughusing photo shop, the reason I havedecided to do this is because byincluding the boy in the original image, itwill make my contents page consist of tomany artists wearing black or darkcolours.
The reason in why I have chosen theseimage’s to feature on my doublepage spread is because I think thatshe looks innocent, vulnerable andsubmissive which refers to the malegaze. In the picture of her putting herhand to her lip presents that she is avulnerable woman, however in thepicture below she looks powerful andsubmissive and she is posing in a wayto attract the male gaze in bothimages. Furthermore, these images donot consist of much editing, but to justtone down the contrast and make thebackground white using photo shopsoftware.The other images are also referring tothe male gaze however it may look tocasual rather than professional.
The reason in which I have chosenthis image is because it refers tothe male gaze as she is posing in away which will catch the maleseye as she has placed her hand onher hip and the idea of herwearing heels and all blackportrays that she keeps her identityhidden from the media as shecomes across as an independent,fiery and ambitious woman.Furthermore, this image is eyecatching and appealing and issuitable for my demographic, as itis also in focus and will appeal tothe hyper real image as I will usephoto shop to edit this image.