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Submission Guidelines

ISSUE #58: Open Theme - April/May 2013

Issue #58 will have an open theme.

Submit up to 12 images following the guidelines below. Images must be received by March 15. Issue #58 will have an expected publication date of April 1, 2013.

Only one submission per person for an issue.

ISSUE #59: True/False - June/July 2013

Issue #59 will have the theme True/False. Are photographs real? Can a photograph be "true"? Is a documentary image or a portrait showing truth? Is a digitally altered image false or fiction or perhaps just a different way of communicating something true? This theme is open to interpretation.

Submit up to 12 images following the guidelines below. Images must be received by May 15. Issue #58 will have an expected publication date of June 1, 2013.

Only one submission per person for an issue.

* If the current call for entries dont fit your work, check back for future issue themes.


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

**PLEASE do not write your information or file names in all capital letters.**


  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.


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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