Image Analysis

 

I learnt to analyse images for their quality, content and meaning and I have listed few of my findings below.

The categories of images are :

Illustrations

Pictograms

Type as Image

Photography

Pattern

Memes

Illustration

1.

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Quality – high quality, very clear ,vector illustration

Content – a woman made in geometric triangular shapes looking to the right.

Meaning – Beauty and Power

Persuasive – 0%

Poetic – 100%

Pragmatic – 0%

Location – Western internet culture

Era – 21st century

Value – To signify

2.

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Quality – Good quality vector Geometric illustration

Content – a grey, black and white horse galloping

Meaning – I think it might have a deep meaning

Persuasive – 0%

Poetic        -100%

Pragmatic  -0%

Location – International audience

Era – 21st century

Value – A unique representation of horse illustration

Pictograms

1.

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Quality – black and white digital illustration

Content – a man on a wheelchair

Meaning – it is used to indicate special toilets, car parking and so on for people with special needs

Persuasive – 0%

Poetic -0%

Pragmatic-  100%

Location – Public

Era – 20th century

Value – to make it easier for people with special needs

2.

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Quality – digital illustration

Content – a no smoking sign

Meaning – indicates that smoking is not allowed in the places where this is displayed

Persuasive – 50%

Poetic – 0%

Pragmatic – 50%

Location – Public

Era – 20th century

Value – To create awareness that smoking is not permitted in a certain location.

Type as Image 

1.

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Quality – good quality scan of a photograph

Content – an upturned cone shaped huge sculpture with the big size letters in to different colours or mediums displayed in an interior space, the font looks like helevetica- plain and very direct, the size of the letters decreases as we move downwards

Meaning – the bold alphabets seems as if it is shouting the words.

Persuasive – 0%

Poetic -80%

Pragmatic – 20%

Location – An exhibition centre

Era – 21st century

Value – To convey a certain meaning to the public

2.

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Quality – high quality

Content – an intricate design created with numbers written in curves very close to each other such that the numbers are only distinguishable in the ends of each curve

Meaning – I think it might have a deeper meaning through the numbers

Persuasive – 0%

Poetic – 100%

Pragmatic – 0%

Location – for Everyone

Era – 21st century

Value – To signify a deeper meaning through numbers

Photography 

1.

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Quality – very high resolution, abstract image

Content – shows the image of a sunrise on a mirror with broken glass

Meaning- a way of showing the beauty even in broken things

Persuasive – 0%

Poetic         -100%

Pragmatic   – 0%

Location – internet culture

Era – 21st century

Value – To highlight the beauty even in broken things

2.

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Quality – high quality, simple, abstract

Content – a bunch of staple pins connected to each other

Meaning- Highlights the word connection

Persuasive  – 0%

Poetic          – 100%

Pragmatic    –  0%

Location – Indoor spaces

Era – 21st century

Value – To signify a deeper meaning of connection

Pattern

1.

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Quality – good quality

Content – a pattern made in gradient pink colours

Meaning – It is a wall paper design

Persuasive – 0%

Poetic – 100%

Pragmatic -0%

Location – internet culture

Era – 21st century

Value – to make desktops web pages more decorative by having it in the background

2.

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Quality – high quality

Content – a repetitive pattern

Meaning – it is a decorative design

Persuasive – 0%

Poetic – 100%

Pragmatic – 0%

Location – public

Era – 21st century

Value – To to make desktops, web pages more decorative by having it in the background; to enhance the beauty of another product by using this as a gift wrap

Memes

1.

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Quality – low resolution, very clear message

Content – Shows an angry image of aired, the cartoon character and says she is angry at being called that and not helvetica.

Meaning – Relates the cartoon character Ariel with the font Ariel and makes a joke out of it.

Persuasive – 5%

Poetic – 0%

Pragmatic – 95%

Location – Graphic Designers

Era – 21st century

Value – To make a joke about the different fonts.

2.

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Quality – clear image and message

Content – A humorous description of the upcoming American election

Meaning – It is sarcastic and makes fun of the candidates.

Persuasive – 80%

Poetic         – 0%

Pragmatic – 20%

Location – Western internet culture

Era – 21st century

Value – creating awareness about the upcoming US election 2016

 

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