Pros and Cons of Submitting Your Photos to Magazines

Submitting Photographs to Magazines

The idea of submitting your photos to a magazine or newspaper can be exciting and thrilling. When your photo appears in a magazine, it can look professional. You can show off your skills. You will feel proud of what you did.

But it can also be a little nerve-racking. You don’t know how you will be received. You will be judged by other photographers and by editors. You will be compared to other photographers and to yourself.

There will be ups and downs and lots of hard work. But if you put in the effort and keep at it, it will pay off. And there will be many moments when you wonder what you are doing. You can feel anxious and stressed. You might feel overwhelmed by what you have to do.

What is your decision?

Think carefully before you make a decision. You need to consider whether it is … Read the rest

How to Make a Photography Zine

What Is a Photography Zine?

A photography zine is a self-published, hand made magazine. Zines are usually photocopied in black and white on standard letter size paper and folded in half or in thirds, sometimes stapled.

The quality of photocopies varies widely from good to very poor so it is important that you check the printout before you buy one. It may be worth asking friends if they have any old zines you can use as examples of what you want to create.

There are some fantastic zines available to buy second hand from online stores such as Etsy (www.etsy.com) or Amazon (amazon.com). If you do not have access to a printer, there are many websites that will allow you to upload your images and create a digital version of your zine. There are two ways you can go about making your own zine:

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Top 18 Extraordinarily Popular Photography Magazines

If you’re a photography enthusiast, then photography magazines are a great way to stay informed about the latest photography techniques and trends. In this blog post, we will discuss 10 photography magazines that are popular with photographers of all levels.

Photography Magazines

Rotor Drone

The Rotor Drone photography magazine offers drone piloting tutorials, reviews of the latest drones, and information on how to get started with aerial photography.

A one year subscription starts at around $20 or $15 on their digital version.

Professional Photographer

Professional Photographer Magazine is aimed at professional photographers who are looking to market their work online or through print media.

It’s published by the Professional Photographers of America. And it’s been around for more than 100 years.

Published monthly, subscriptions start at $20 a year.

Photoshop Creative

Photoshop Creative is a photography magazine for advanced photographers and photo editors.

The Photoshop Creative photography magazine provides informative articles about … Read the rest