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Picture This! -- Our Next Assignment
On The Beach
Our next Picture This! assignment is "On the Beach." While this might evoke images of fun in the sun and sand, we're looking more for images that speak to what happens at the water's edge, where tides wash up and reveal odd configurations (such as these rocks on Torrey Pines Beach north of San Diego, California) or, when looking toward the sea, crashing waves or clouds gathering on the horizon line that make for a powerful image. This photo was made with a Rolleiflex 6cm camera on Kodak Professional Tri-X film, then scanned using a Microtek ArtixScan M1 and worked in Photoshop for contrast correction and enhanced grain.
Please Read This
It is important that you read and follow these guidelines. We need to follow this procedure because of the large volume of images we receive. If you have any questions, please e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
1) Images sent to us cannot be returned. You retain complete copyright over the images, but do grant us permission to print your image(s) in the magazine and on our website, www.shutterbug.com.
2) Because images are not returned please send a quality print or duplicate transparency. We will not accept or view images on CD, ZIP, or any other electronic media.
3) Images will be selected on the basis of content and technical quality. Please mark your outer envelope with the topic of the month (for example, "Wide View").
4) Enclose a short caption with the image stating camera, lens, film and exposure, plus location. If you are submitting an image with a recognizable person we must have a model release or signed permission from that person to reproduce their image in the magazine and on the website.
5) Please submit no more than three photos for consideration (4x6 up to 81/2x11).
Send your image and information to: Picture This! Shutterbug
1419 Chaffee Dr., Suite #1, Titusville, FL 32780.
Deadline for submission: July 15, 2008.
Images will appear in our October 2008 issue.
Our next topic: Special Effects
Deadline: August 15, 2008
Publication Date: November, 2008
Please note: We receive hundreds of submissions for Picture This! each month and want to be sure we properly identify each image we publish. Please be sure to attach your name and image information to the back of each submission.
Want to see images selected for past Picture This! assignments? Go to www.shutterbug.com and click on Picture This! in the "More Articles..." box on the homepage.
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