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Sarah Bierman received her BFA from Kendall College of art and design in Grand Rapids, MI. and recently completed her MFA from Columbia College Chicago in Illinois. Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Michigan and various group exhibitions in Chicago, IL.

Stephanie Dean is an MFA candidate at Columbia College Chicago. Her work has been shown nationally at the San Diego Art Institute, The Keyes Gallery, The Washington Gallery of Photography, and numerous other US galleries. She was recently selected as a Union League Civic and Arts Foundation scholarship recipient, received and Honorable Mention in the Texas Photographic Society's Annual Student competition, and has work in the Summer 2004 Photo Review and SHOTS 84. She is represented by FLATFILEgalleries in Chicago.

Todd Deutsch recieved a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and a MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He is currently a faculty member in the Department of Art and Art History at the College of Saint Catherine in Saint Paul, Minnesota. In August 2004 selections from The Every Day Picture Project will be shown at TRIS- escuela de fotografia, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Guennadi Maslov began his career in photography at the end of 1980s. A founding member of the Contact group, he represented Kharkiv documentary school at the USSR’s last big Photo Festival in Moscow in 1989. In 1991, the Contemporary Art Center in Cincinnati, USA, featured his work alongside with that of two other artists from Ukraine – Alexander Suprun and Eugene Pavlov. For the next three years, Maslov taught photography at the University of Cincinnati and Kharkiv State University. Since 1994 the artist has lived and worked in the United States. Having established himself as a successful portrait photographer, Maslov continues to teach photography part-time and exhibits his work locally, nationally and internationally. In 2002 at the annual FOTOFO in Bratislava, Slovakia Maslov added to the dualities of his life by representing both the United States and Ukraine. In June 2003, he recieved first recognition by FIAP (Federacion Internacionale de l’ArtPhotographique) in Paris and Vienna.

James Felder has a BA from NYU. While attending NYU he worked as an editor at Marvel comics. At Marvel, in addition to editing monthly titles like Daredevil and Ghost Rider, he was in charge of finding and training new writers through a workshop he ran at the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. He will be attending Tisch in the Fall as part of the Graduate Dramatic Writing program. He continues to pursue storytelling in different media, including photography.

Edward Thompsonis 23 and a documentary photographer. He studied at Kent Institute of Art and Design and his work has been shown in Arles, France at the Recontres Festival in 2002 and 2003 and at Atlantis Gallery -Truman Brewey in 2003. He will have his first solo exhibition of lightboxes at Folkestone in 2004.

Submission Guidelines :

Issue # 8 : : : Dreams | Mystery : : : October | November 2004


The eighth issue of f-stop will have the theme of Dreams and Mystery...dreaming, imagination, nightmares, mysteries...

Submit up to 12 images as jpegs at 72dpi and 600 pixels for the longest edge. Please be sure to clean up any dust or scratches before you send your files. You may also submit a url with directions for what images on the site you would like to have considered, please specify which images.

***Please name the files with your FIRST name or FIRST name and last initial and a number with NO SPACES OR DASHES.(name1.jpg, name2.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.

Email: freemilkpress@yahoo.com

Please include with your submission:

  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
  5. a url if you have one, even if you have submitted before.

If you have any questions or have difficulty sending your images please email.

All entries should be received between August 1 and September 25 with an expected publication date of October 1.

If your photograph(s) will be included in the next issue you will be notified by email about a week before the issue goes online.

By submitting photographs 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.

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issue #6 still life
(june/july 2004) featuring tim gallagher

issue #5 open theme
(april/may 2004) featuring jane critchlow

issue #4 intimacy/desire
(february/march 2004) featuring christy romanick

issue #3 space/place
(december/january 2004) featuring tim carpenter

issue #2 halloween
(october/november 2003) featuring chloe potter

issue #1 open theme
(august/september 2003) featuring zev robinson

f-stop magazine is an online photography magazine for fine art and documentary photography published bi-monthly. each issue has a theme or an idea that the photographs relate to. our goal is to present work by many different photographers at many different stages in their careers.