SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

ISSUE #43: Blur & Focus - SPONSORED BY LENSBABY - October/November 2010

Issue #43 will have the theme of "blur &focus" and is sponsored by Lensbaby. There will be two chosen featured artists for this issue and each will win a lens from LENSBABY. (there will also be a group exhibit)

Submit up to 12 images following the guidelines below. Images must be recieved by September 15.
Issue #43 will have an expected publication date of October 1, 2010.


PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW CAREFULLY THE GUIDELINES BELOW!! SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IF THE GUIDELINES ARE NOT FOLLOWED

EMAIL:
SUBJECT LINE SHOULD INDICATE WHICH ISSUE YOU ARE SUBMITTING FOR.
Please send your images in 1 email if at all possible and please try to attach the files NOT embed them - a zip file is fine.

IMAGE FILE SPECIFICATIONS:
JPGS at 72ppi and 700 pixels FOR THE LONGEST EDGE (for a horizontal picture=width, for a vertical picture=height) Please "save for web" or make each file under 200kbs they will only be online and so do not need to be large files.

FILE NAMING:
Please name the files with your FIRST name and LAST INITIAL and a number with no spaces, dashes or non-number or letters!

Example: Susan1.jpg, Susan2.jpg OR SusanM1.jpg, SusanM2.jpg etc

If you send links to your images make sure the images are the proper size and have the proper file names as described above -however it is preferred that you send your images as attachments.

PLEASE INCLUDE WITH YOUR ENTRY:
1.
your name
2.
where you are from
3. the titles for your photographs (in the text of the email not in links or file names)
4. your email address in the text of the email (if you don't want an email listed on the contributors page if included in the issue, say so and leave blank. )
5. a url, if you have one, even if you have submitted before, in the text of the email.

Submissions Email: fstopmagazine@gmail.com

please include an artist statement/bio for your portfolio
If you have any questions or have difficulty sending your images please email.

COPYRIGHT INFO:
By submitting photos for publication in F-Stop Magazine you are stipulating to us that you own copyright to these photographs or have permission from the copyright holder to submit these photographs. You are granting F-Stop Magazine a non-exclusive license to use the photograph in its submitted form, subject to re-sizing to fit the magazine format, for publication on the F-Stop website for as long as the website exists. Please note that back issues of F-Stop may remain available in the archive for as long as the website exists. If an image is used as a cover to the magazine you are granting F-Stop Magazine permission to use it for promotion on sites such as myspace.com and facebook.com.
None of the photographs may be downloaded, stored, printed, manipulated, distributed, or used in any form without prior written permission from the copyright holder. Works published on this website are protected under domestic and international copyright laws and are not considered to be public domain.
Should you, for any reason, wish your photographs to be removed from the website, we will make every effort to do so. However, please note also that third parties such as educational institutions, search engines or individuals may download, save, store or archive this (or any other) website with or without our knowledge. F-Stop Magazine will have no control over such downloading and subsequent use and therefore cannot accept responsibility for any such use.


PROMOTE YOUR PROJECT
Do you have a body of work or current project you would like more people to see? You can have an image and text based link to your site or your project on the F-Stop site. In exchange we ask for a donation of any amount to our humble no profit cause of putting out the magazine. Here is what to do, send an email with your name and a description/artist statement of your project and a link to the work. We will review each submission and choose 3 for each issue. Once you are accepted you will have the choice of creating your text/image link in accordance with our specifications or you can submit your information and a few images and we will create one for you. If you have questions email: participate@fstopmagazine.com