Call for Photo and Article Submissions to IN FOCUS Newsletter
Chipping Sparrow in Snow StormSmall bird weathering a snow storm.
Cover Photo of the Month Image
Image must be submitted in horizontal format(landscape) 300 dpi, 5x7 aspect,less than 2MB. You will email your photo to [email protected] by 6:00pm on the second Monday of the month. All images will be judged by the Steering Committee the following afternoon and the selected image will then be the cover photo for the following month. Example: photo A is emailed on Monday February 12. The Steering Committee will review all submissions and will select one on February 13. That image will be on the cover of the March 1, 2018 issue. The photo must be your own work from camera to submission and has no time requirement as to its origin.
The text for full length articles can be no longer than one page, single-spaced in Word. Up to four photographs can be submitted with each article. Please include a caption with each photograph identifying what it is. Article should cover no more than two pages of the Newsletter including text and photos.
These are shorter articles (half a page of text in Word) on a variety of subjects. Up to three photographs may be submitted with each short article. Please include a caption with each photograph identifying what it is. Article should cover no more than one page of the Newsletter including text and photos.
Topics to Avoid
Please leave the detailed post production to the Work Shop Committee.
Recaps of trips are fine but leave out the family snapshots.
How to Submit
Please send Editor Bonnie Mangold a quick email at [email protected] with the topic you want to write about. That’s to ensure we have no duplication.
Once you get the OK, submit the article to the same email address
Write the article in Word. Use single space. Don’t use bold. Don’t use italics. Use 12-point Times-Roman type.
Email the article to Bonnie at [email protected] as an attachment.
Photos should be sized at 300 dpi and at least 6-inches long on the longest end. Send these as JPEG attachments (please send no more than 2 photos in each email).
If it is easier, you may also put the article and images in a Dropbox folder and share that folder with Bonnie at [email protected]
Note: Submission of an article doesn’t guarantee publication. Articles may be held and run in future issues because of space.
If you have any questions, please email Bonnie or call her at 973.219.8496