We welcome your submissions for any of our upcoming issues so please don’t hesitate to contact us with any ideas you may have as well as links to your portfolio/website. PLEASE NOTE: Submissions do not guarantee inclusion into the online publication we all work hard to achieve the highest possible level of quality for readers and it may be that we feel your submission doesn’t quite fit with what we’re looking for. However send us as much as you like! We’re very friendly. Before submitting please ensure you have read and agree with our terms and conditions lower down this page.
For submissions for our COVER GALLERY please send in an email low resolution images and a small bio the email below with the subject – ‘Cover Gallery Submission – (Issue submitting for) – Name‘
UPCOMING THEMES & DEADLINES:
THE INTRODUCTION ISSUE:
Deadline 15th March – Published in April
THE DIGITALISE ISSUE:
Deadline 8th July – Published in July
TURN BACK TIME / THE BLACK AND WHITE ISSUE
Deadline 10th October – Published in October
THE (TBC) ISSUE:
Deadline 30th November – Published in December
When submitting work to us please follow the subject guidelines below. This will help us organise your submissions better.
[Submission - Issue Name - Your Name] eg. Submission – The black and white issue – John Smith
please continue to have this subject title in all correspondence with FACTION.
ALL initial submissions must be sent to us in low resolution JPG or PDF format, For editorials please send a wide variety of images or a link to a contact sheet where we can choose the ones that we wish to include and shall ask you for the hi resolution (retouched) versions after. Please ensure to include names of everyone worked with on the shoot and links to websites such as your own and other members of the team. If submitting a fashion editorial please include references to clothing within the final email. Send all submissions to:
Article / Review Submissions can be sent using the same subject guidelines as above to:
COMMISSIONING OF WORK
From time to time FACTION will commission a photographer or artist to create work for the magazine, we do not pay for submissions, FACTION is a platform to give artists the exposure they deserve. however in the case of commissioning we may decide to pay expenses etc. FACTION will send a commission letter to the respective artists and in return we will expect back mood boards / visual references to idea, images of chosen models etc. The final work may only take place once signed off by the creative team at FACTION.
Please read respective Terms and Conditions.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Do you have enough work to create a strong, intelligible story?
What issue are you submitting for?
Are you happy for FACTION to crop and flip your images and order them differently to how you had imagined?
Can you cope with honest feedback? It may not be what we’re looking for … but don’t stop submitting
The deadline is the cut off, don’t leave it until then to submit
Ensure to provide images of variety, if shooting a fashion spread we like to see a few different outfits
Are you happy for your images being used to promote the magazine?
Please send us one final package. After we have requested your final retouched images please send over Hi Resolution images and all corresponding credits etc within the same email.
Images MUST be delivered
- at 300DPI
- WITHOUT boarders
- WITHOUT credits on images
- retouched to an appropriate standard (no plastic skin unless it is intended)
- in TIF or JPG format
- single page A4 – 210 x 297mm or 8.3″ x 11.7
- double page A3 – 297mm x 420mm or 11.7 x 16.5
- cover images add a 5mm bleed to all images
Trousers by TOPMAN
Top by ZARA
Shoes by SIZE?
Dress by DESIGNER
Bag by TED BAKER
Shoes by OFFICE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS – Updated 1st May 2012
By allowing FACTION to publish your story, you grant us publishing, promotion and usage rights for a minimum of 12 consecutive months, after the initial publication date, and hereafter, standard publishing rights apply. After the above-mentioned 13 months, FACTION retains non-exclusive publishing, promotion, usage and licensing rights in perpetuity, across all our publishing media or online and print.
Copyright – The photographer retains full copyright of images supplied through the submission process, but grants FACTION Magazine the publishing rights noted above. If however the photographer shoots under a commissioning letter or letter of responsibility, FACTION and the Photographer hold joint copyright in perpetuity, unless otherwise agreed in writing from FACTION.
Responsibilities – You agree to the retain names, email addresses and contact information for all members of your team when shooting, all problems arising after the submissions are sole responsibility of the photographer and FACTION Magazine cannot be held responsible.
Right to Publish - Obtaining a commissioning letter or pull letter/letter of responsibility does not mean we will publish your editorial. Final decision sits with the Editor at time of going to press or publishing the digital version. We also reserve the right to change which issue your editorial goes in. Any expenses or costs of your shoot are at your own risk; please do not undertake a shoot in our name unless you can afford the loss, should it happen. When not publishing an item, it is usually owing to one of the following things; Space availability within the issue targeted; the shoot is not as per the agreed mood boards/reference pictures; The models were swapped and not those previously approved; the image quality is poor; styling is not as per the magazines standards; poor posing/boring images and so on.
Embargo on images – Do not post images online of your approved editorial before FACTION goes to publication. If you do, we reserve the right to pull the story for the issue or request you take them down until after publication.
Delivery of images/artwork by the agreed deadline and specification – FACTION reserves the right to drop your editorial from publication if you miss the deadline agreed or do not deliver the artwork/images within the agreed specification.
NOTE: These terms and conditions are updated periodically on our website. Please ensure you have read the latest T&Cs and agree to them prior to working with FACTION Publishing.