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Selecting and Constructing photography for the music magazine

I looked at a series of websites to find appropriate professional photography that I could use in my magazine. This is because:
I need to have lots of options for what to use in the

magazine. I need to have plenty of variety that helps to represent my music scene accurately.

I like this one because it uses an interesting Technique and gives and interesting effect to the image. It could be used for a double page spread, or a small image on the contents page to get reader attention. It would influence the design of the page by focusing on only the subject, using the light of the window and having everything else in darkness.

I like this one because it is iconic, the focus on the figures, and taken on a It could be used for a front cover image, although I would use it on a double page spread. It would influence the design of the page by having an image to refer back to while reading the article.

I like this one because its unusual, the band members look like they are trying to pass the instruments up to the lead singer who is central. It could be used for a small image on the double page spread. It would influence the design of the page by giving an interesting image of the band

I like this one because it is unusual, and contrasting the way it is set up makes you see the two as equal as opposed to usual where, one is brought forward.

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It would influence the design of the page by having a central focus feature, and a lot of space all around to write on.

I like this one because it is a very busy picture, they are all in a post of movement, with the rainbow confetti all over the picture, the unique poses you can get in action shots are funny.

It would influence the design of the page by being a front page image, it would have space above and below to write the kickers, and headlines.

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Photography useful for a front page might be:


Artists in dramatic poses that

Photography useful for a contents page might be:


Mugshots of the editor for

focus on their character. Pop-up figures that are cut out at the bottom Unusual designs that can be used as album covers and adjusted in Photoshop Close-ups and medium closeups for secondary leads Live shots, stage shots and poster-style shots Backgrounds and textures

the editorial Framing images that help to create a shape that the contents can work around Close-ups of instruments, clothing etc for features with a special focus More band and artist shots Drawings and designs that represent artists / ideas Unusual designs that can be used as album covers and adjusted in Photoshop

Photography useful for a double page might be:


Shot series that show

Framing images that help to

various poses and expressions Wide angle shots that help to create mood / atmosphere and highlight setting Long, loosely framed shots making maximum use of mise en scene Fun or story-relevant inset shots of the artists Many of those also relevant for the other pages such as

create a shape to work around Drawings and designs that represent artists / ideas Artists in dramatic poses that focus on their character. Unusual designs that can be used as album covers and adjusted in Photoshop Close-ups and medium closeups for secondary leads Live shots, stage shots and poster-style shots Backgrounds and textures

Professional Photographer http://www.professionalphotographer.co.uk/ BIPP (British Institute of Professional Photography) http://www.bipp.com/ A Google BJP (British Journal of Photography) - http://www.bjpimage search online.com/ for Photo Ami Barwell (Rock n Roll Photographer) Shoot with the http://www.musicphotographer.co.uk/ word Graham Smith (Music Photographer) Rock/Indie/Pun http://www.grahamsmithphotography.com/ k etc. in front Michael Williams (Photographer) of it can also provide good http://www.michaelwilliams.co.uk/ results. Dazed (& Confused) Digital http://www.dazeddigital.com/Music/Default.aspx

CG Textures - http://www.cgtextures.com/ Filter Forge - http://www.filterforge.com/ Mayang - http://mayang.com/textures/ Free Textures - http://www.freetextures.org/ Texture King - http://www.textureking.com/ Background Labs http://www.backgroundlabs.com/ Vector Art (geometric shapes which can be used for graphic features) - http://vectorart.org/ How to make vector art http://www.melissaclifton.com/tutorialvector.html

99 best designed album covers http://inspiredology.com/99-best-designedalbum-covers/ Top album covers http://www.topalbumcovers.com/ Top 50 album covers http://www.ugo.com/music/best-albumcovers