In what ways does your media product use ,develop or challenge forms and conventions of real media products? Although I wanted to make my magazine to be unique ,new and different , it needed to follow magazines conventions in order for it to sell as my chosen target audience would have certain expectations that my product would have certain expectations that my product would need to fulfill Music magazine convention include : A masthead , a main image and cover lines associate with the magazine Interesting color scheme that creates an interesting and eye catching effects. Front covers Chatty informal mode of address popular celebrities included as a selling point The date of the issue with the price and a barcode . Plus a professional looking photography Are the things which I have help structure my magazine.
How does your media product represent particular social groups? Social groups are portrayed as stereotypes through media through media weather its on TV, radio or magazines. In my magazine I represent two different groups: my product feature a young female musician that have made it to the top in a very less time Young women my magazine features empowering young women and although magazine, in the pages I’ve have done the main attraction/attention was on the young female artist Over all the group that my magazine represents would be the pop/rock girls.
What kind of media institution might distribute your media product and why? In order to be successful , magazine needs to be supported by a media/publishing institution to produce and distribute the magazine . Institution such as emap , ipc/media ,Bauer produce hundreds of magazine radio and other media product. Therefore they may be interested to distribute my type of magazine too.
Who would be the audience for your media work? Aged 14-18 Pop/rock fans Female C2-e(social economic group) Sensitive new age guys
How did you attract/address your audience? Bright colors for the cover lines that would grab the attention. Different use of effect for the main image Big master head and a famous celebrity’s image that covers the full page I chose the title shout out loud because it its representing how the this generation is standing out and showing their new talent in different forms The main image pose is a very dreamy look as the main theme is a fairytale dream coming to life. The text which I have used is very chatty and informal to make the audience have that lively effect as if it was the person her/his self taking to them
What have you learnt about technologies from the process of constructing this product? In this process I’ve learnt to use different technology for each aspect of this task. Photoshop: to edit the pictures Blogger: to post my work Publisher: to do some of the final effect of the pages. Microsoft word / PowerPoint : to type the text and in my cover page case to make the whole page Digital camera : to take the pictures Slide share :to upload the PowerPoint
Looking back at your preliminary task, what do you feel you have learnt in the progression from it to the full product? I have learnt to experiment with different color and effect. Use to position the camera at different positions to get different angle. The uses of lights to create different effect on the picture As I have used the same model Preliminary Main task for both so we could actually see task the new way I’ve experiment with the colours and effects