Terms of Service(TOS)

PORTFOLIO SUBMISSIONS

Photography World is interested in two types of submissions: photographs and photography related articles & essays.

Your photograph(s) or writing is eligible for publication when you have an active subscription to Photography World. You must be at least 18 years of age to become a subscriber.

 Photographs

Your Photograph is Copyright Protected

By submitting your photographs for publication in Photography World (hereto also known as PW) you are agreeing to and stipulating to us the following:

(1)     You own the exclusive copyrights to these original photographs.

(2)     You are granting Photography World a non-exclusive license to use the photograph in its submitted form for publication on the PW website for as long as the website exists. Please note that back issues of PW may remain available in the archive for as long as the website exists.

(3)     You are, in addition to granting PW permission to publish it on this said website, also granting permission to use the original photograph for promotion on PW’s affiliate social media sites such as facebook.com, tumbr.com, twitter, Google Plus, and such. You are also agreeing to and allowing the Photography World logo on said photograph, in addition to your copyright information on said photo, as illustrated below with watermark overlay.

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Agreements in Good Faith by Photography World 

(1)   Photography World adheres to the notion that none of the submitted photographs may be printed, manipulated, distributed, or used in any form without prior written permission from the copyright holder. All works, including photographic and written essays published on this website, are protected under domestic and international copyright laws and are not considered to be public domain.

(2) PW will strive to protect this website’s published photographs and published articles/essays from unlawful downloading, distribution and misuse of such material, to the best of our ability.

(3)   Photography World is interested in maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and integrity at all times. ANY submitted material that contains pornography or cruelty to animals will be rejected and the individual/entity attempting to submit such material will be banned from any future submissions. Additionally, said individual/entity may be reported for certain unlawful violations.

See: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2256 for guidelines regarding pornography.

See: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/research/guides/internationalanimallaw.cfm   for international guidelines regarding the protection of animals from cruelty.

(4) PW adheres to these said ideals, defining that this pertains to submissions from all persons, from all geographic areas, for PW’s interests and protections; this also includes the protection of all PW published photographs, its photographers’ bio/interviews, as well as PW articles and essays.

(5) All submissions will be considered for publication, tho there is no guarantee of publication.

(6) In choosing photographs, articles and essays for publication, PW commits to fairness & equality when considering candidate submissions. In highest integrity we hope to provide all photographers and writers with unbiased consideration for final decisions of published works.

Regarding the removal of published photographs from the PW website: should you, for any reason, wish your photographs to be removed from the website, you are to notify us in writing thru your email submission address and we will make every effort to remove identified photo. However, please be advised 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. Photography World will have no control over such downloading and subsequent use and therefore cannot accept responsibility for any such use. However, having stated this, PW will, to the best of its ability, protect said published photographs from unauthorized distribution.

ARTICLES & ESSAYS

Your article & essay copyright

By submitting articles & essays for consideration of publication in Photography World  (hereto also known as PW) you are agreeing to and stipulating to us the following:

You are submitting original writings of which you are identifying yourself as the sole author. By submitting these writings you are acknowledging that you have in no way plagiarized from another entity, any of your submitted writings.

You are granting Photography World a non-exclusive license to use your article or essay for publication on the PW website for as long as the website exists. Please note that back issues of PW may remain available in the archive for as long as the website exists. Should a writer request the removal of a published article, please notify PW in writing through your email submission address and we will do our best to remove your article. However, please be advised 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. Photography World will have no control over such downloading and subsequent use and therefore cannot accept responsibility for any such use. However, having stated this, PW will, to the best of its ability, protect said published articles from unauthorized distribution.

Submission Guidelines for Photos

 You will be submitting 1 email with attached images.

PHOTOS We Are Interested in Publishing Museum Quality Images

  • Submit from 1 to 5 photographs. (No more) PER MONTH
  • JPEG files only
  • No borders (with exceptions)
  • Watermarks are encouraged. Your submitted photo(s) will be considered for publication as you have submitted them. Watermarks serve to protect your image from copyright theft, though it is not a guarantee of protection of copyright infringement. Again, we are looking to publish museum quality images.
  • No Pornography (See: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2256 for guidelines PWB adheres to, and defining that this pertains to submissions from all persons, from all geographic areas, for PW’s interests and protection; this also includes the protection of all PWB published photographs, its photographer bio/interviews, as well as PWB articles and stories.
  • No photography showing or implying cruelty to animals. See: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/research/guides/internationalanimallaw.cfm     for international guidelines regarding the protection of animals from cruelty.

Attach each image separately to your 1 email and identify the individual attachments as follows:

Last name (surname)_first name_1.jpg (2.jpg for 2nd attachment, 3.jpg for 3rd attachment, and so on)

For example:

Doe_Jane_1.jpg     Doe_Jane_2.jpg                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Bose_Raj_1.jpg       Bose_Raj_2.jpg

 Do NOT embed images into your email. They must be attached.

 YOUR EMAIL SHOULD INCLUDE:

 Please put the following information as text in your email. (Remember, only images or your word file should be attached to the 1 email.)

  • Name – Last (surname) name, then First (given) name (do not add your degree or if you are married, single)
  • Location – where you live
  • Titles for your photographs in a NUMBERED list (in the text of the email)
  • Your Email address in the text of the email

Submissions Guidelines for Essays & Articles

What kind of writing is PW looking to publish? Two types…

I. Photography World is interested in articles that are informative, educational and utilize footnotes of resources that support the “research” of the article. Subject matter is endless.

2. We are interested in writing that reflects the issues/goals that challenge photographers, preferably based on the writer’s own personal experiences.

Current categories include, but are not limited to: people, travel, animals, nature

SOFTWARE/HARDWARE for product related articles. Shorter length writings about how you, as a photographer, found the photography product useful or challenging.

CLICK, for personal photography narratives. Shorter length. Less formal. Reflects more of let’s have another beer and swap photography stories.

IN FOCUS, for photography related in depth essays. These submissions may be more formal in style, will include quotes and citations from resources, and will be generally longer in length. (500 to 1500 to 5000 words) IN FOCUS is a subscriber only access, though a published article for all audiences will be considered if requested.

 Submit 1 original article or essay at a time.

 Send it as an attachment with your email. Do not embed your submitted writing into the text of the email.

 YOUR EMAIL SHOULD INCLUDE:

Please put the following information as text in your email. (Remember, only your word file should be attached to the 1 email.)

  1. Name – Last (surname) name, then First (given) name (do not add your degree or if you are married, single)
  2. Location – where you live
  3. Title of your article/essay
  4. Category 1,2, or 3, to which you are submitting
  5. Your email address in the text of the email

 

Photography World  will contact you via your email should your submission be awarded publication.

Thank you.