Image 1: Published August 2003
Arnold1.jpg
Arnold1.jpg



A. Describe what you see when you look at the image.
I see a very strong and bulky figure. He looks like the dude from Terminator and his muscles.


B. What do you think the purpose of the image is (e.g. to sell or to inform or ?)?
The purpose of this image is to sell his muscle building technique.

C. Now look very carefully at the image and write down what you see in relation to the following headings.
Look At
What you see
Size
Very Large
Type of shot
(close up, medium or distance)
Up Close From the
Waist Up
Angle of shot
Upward Angle Under Him
Setting
Flaming Background
Framing
Rule of Thirds
Focus
On the Muscle
Color
Sharp Contrast and Fiery
Lighting
Soft Light Downward
Pose
Straight Face and Flexing
Composition -
Compare to surrounding text
Strong White, Sharp Shadow, All
Capitol Letters, Strong Contrast In Letter
Subject matter
Muscles and Fitness
Text
Muscle and Fitness

D. What is your personal response to the image? Do you like or dislike it? Explain why.
My personal response to the image is that it is impressive how they make Arnold look strong using the fiery background to help form the image. I dislike the image because the image is saying that I am stronger than you and making me feel bad.

E. Consider the connotations of the image. What do you think the image is designed to make you feel? How does it have this effect?
The image is designed to make you feel bad and want to buy the magazine to be as fit as Arnold. The image has the effect because the image shows how big Arnold's muscles are.



Image 2: Published July 2003
Arnold2.jpg
Arnold2.jpg

A. Describe what you see when you look at the image.
I see a business man who want you to vote for him.


B. What do you think the purpose of the image is (e.g. to sell or to inform or ?)?
The purpose of this image is to sell to you that Arnold would be a great governor of California.

C. Now look very carefully at the image and write down what you see in relation to the following headings.

Look At
What you see
Size
Medium
Type of shot
(close up, medium or distance)
Medium
Angle of shot
Toward him
Setting
Light Blue Background
Framing
Rule of Thirds
Focus
On his face
Color
Light Blue
Lighting
Low lighting from his side
Pose
Smiling and Friendly
Pose
Composition -
Compare to surrounding text
Bold Letters, Different Colors,
Strong Contrast in Letters
Subject matter
Arnold for governor
Text
Arnold for the next governor of
California.

D. What is your personal response to the image? Do you like or dislike it? Explain why.
My personal response to the image is that the image is very different from the image above because Arnold is trying to influence people to make him the governor of California. I do like this image because it shows that Arnold has a nice and good side to him ,and he will be a very good governor.

E. Consider the connotations of the image. What do you think the image is designed to make you feel? How does it have this effect?
The image is designed to make me feel that choosing Arnold as California's next governor will be the right choice for California. The image has this effect because he is casually smiling to the people and choosing them to vote for him.