Your magazine has to have a name, Right? So choose a bold one. Let your guests/client know what the magazine is about. To make the title stand out, use a font with body. A bold font has a better effect than a thin, elegant font.
High quality photos are a must. Without your photographer this would not be an option. Let them know your plans and get some assistance with themes, positioning, and locations. So, which amazing photos will you choose. What theme will you go into your photo session with. Think ahead of time. What is your magazine feel or theme, if you haven't already taken photos. Avoid busy images or too many