SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

ISSUE #51: The Portrait - February/March 2012

 

What makes a portrait a portrait? How is it different from a snapshot, still life or a landscape? Do we learn who a person is from a portrait or do we learn more about the photographer? The portrait is the subject of issue #51.


Submit up to 12 images following the guidelines below. Images must be received by January 15.
Issue #51 will have an expected publication date of February 1, 2012. Only one submission per person for an issue.

 

ISSUE #52: Open Theme - April/May 2012

 

Issue #52 will have an open theme.


Submit up to 12 images following the guidelines below. Images must be received by March 15.
Issue #52 will have an expected publication date of April 1, 2012. Only one submission per person for an issue.

 



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

 

 

**PLEASE be careful not to resubmit images that have already been published in f-stop.**

 

 

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:

1. JPGS at 72ppi and 700 pixels FOR THE LONGEST EDGE - For a horizontal picture = width, for a vertical picture = height
2. Please "save for web" OR make each file under 200kbs they will only be online and so do not need to be large files.
3. Please do NOT incude borders or watermarks. Ask if you have questions about what is acceptable.

FILE NAMING:

Please name the files with your FIRST name and LAST INITIAL and a number. No spaces, dashes or non-number or letters. Example for Susan Smith: SusanS1.jpg, SusanS2.jpg etc

PLEASE INCLUDE WITH YOUR ENTRY:

1.your name

2.where you live

3.the titles for your photographs in a numbered list ( 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

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 to our no profit cause of putting out the magazine. Send an email with your name and a description/artist statement of your project and a link to the work letting us know you are interested in promoting the project. We will review each submission and send you the details of what to do next. If you have questions email: fstopmagazine@gmail.com
 
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