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Submission Guidelines

ISSUE #54: Latin America Issue - August/September 2012

In collaboration with fototazo, issue #54 will focus on contemporary photography in Latin America; submissions are open to all images made in the region. The selected photographs will be exhibited on F-Stop Magazine as well as on fototazo.com.

Submit up to 12 images following the guidelines below. Images must be received by July 15.
Issue #54 will have an expected publication date of August 1, 2012.

Only one submission per person for an issue.

En colaboración con Fototazo, el número 54 de F-Stop Magazine será dedicado a la fotografía contemporánea Latinoamericana.

Invitamos a todos los fotógrafos que tengan fotografías hechas en la región. Las imágenes seleccionadas se presentarán en F-Stop Magazine y Fototazo.

Se deberán enviar hasta 12 imágenes siguiendo las instrucciones a continuación. Fecha limite para recepcion de solicitudes: 15 de julio.
#54 de F-Stop Magazine publica el 1 de Agosto de 2012.

Sólo se aceptará una solicitud por persona.

ISSUE #55: Helping - October/November 2012

Issue #55 will have the theme "Helping". This can mean photographs of helping or photographs taken for a helpful purpose. (open to interpretation).

Submit up to 12 images following the guidelines below. Images must be received by September 15. Issue #55 will have an expected publication date of October 1, 2012.

Only one submission per person for an issue.


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


  1. Subject line of your email should indicate which issue you are submitting for.
  2. Please send your images in 1 email if at all possible.
  3. 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 yourFIRST name and LAST name or FIRST name and LAST INITIAL and a number with No spaces or dashes or non number or letters. Example for Susan Smith: Susan1.jpg, Susan2.jpg OR SusanS1.jpg, SusanS2.jpg etc

Please include with your entry:

  1. your name
  2. where you live
  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 (leave blank if you dont want your email listed on the contributors page if included in the issue)
  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.


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.

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.


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

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