Choosing an Image for the Front Cover

I wanted have a candid image of Jools to be the photo on the front cover. I felt that this type of image would interest passersby to pick up the magazine. Because of the subject of Jools’ story, I also felt that a serious image would fit well with the seriousness of Jools’ real life feature.

I had a number of options to use, but I ended up picking this photograph:

DSCF0929These are the other options I had:

DSCF0924 DSCF0926I felt that the two above images were too bland in the background, and the image I ended up using is brighter and has a better colour contrast than the other dark images that I took of Jools.