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Picture This! -- Our Next Assignment

Our next Picture This! assignment is Trees, and while that might sound simple enough we’ve found that photos of trees can be quite startling and impressive. Every master outdoor photographer we can think of has tackled the subject, and images have ranged from lone pines on wind-blown hilltops to magnificent oaks in meadows to pastures filled with blooming trees in the first days of spring. You get the idea. This photo was made with a Fuji S3 IR camera in the Everglades in Florida. The infrared image was made through a Marumi #25A red filter.

© 2008, George Schaub, All Rights Reserved

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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: editorial@shutterbug.com.

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 Magazine,
1419 Chaffee Dr., Suite #1
Titusville, FL 32780.
Deadline for submission: December 15, 2008.
Images will appear in our March 2009 issue.
Our next topic: Interiors
Deadline: January 15, 2009
Publication Date: April, 2009

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.