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SAMPLE Photographer's Guidelines

American Profile
A weekly, four-color magazine that celebrates hometown American life. They contract with professional photographers throughout the United States. To be considered for assignments, you are required to send images that reflect the genre of American Profile. Examples of acceptable photographs as well as additional information about submission guidelines can be found here:

 http://www.americanprofile.com/aboutus/photo.asp

Dog Fancy
A magazine for dog owners and enthusiasts. They welcome submissions for all dog breeds, in every facet of life: running, jumping, napping, playing, training, hugging, eating, walking, etc. In general, they are looking for photos taken from the dog's eye-level.

http://www.dogchannel.com/dog-magazines/dogfancy/submission_guidelines.aspx

I Love Cats

A bi-monthly general interest magazine for the entire family. Possible cover shots may have props in them, but the cat must dominate the image.

http://www.iluvcats.com/i-love-cats/photguid.html

National Geographic Traveler

Has a particular interest in national and state parks, historic places, cities, little-known or undiscovered places, train trips, cruises, and driving trips.

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/traveler-magazine/about-us/photographers-guidelines/

Northern Woodlands
Includes information on forestry, conservation, and wildlife. In both its articles and photographs, the magazine attempts to capture the beauty and spirit of the forest.

http://www.northernwoodlands.org/photo_guidelines.html

Northwest Magazines
Includes both the Oregon Coast and Northwest Travel. They are in need of photos of the both the Oregon Coast and the Northwest for their magazines as well as two annual four-color calendars that they publish.

http://www.northwestmagazines.com/guidelin.html

Review Centre
Review Centre provides honest and unbiased digital camera reviews written by real consumers, giving you all the information you need when you buy your next camera..

 http://www.reviewcentre.com/consumer_reviews10.html

Sierra
Publishes photographs pertaining to the natural world and the environment. They review photographers? stock lists and samples, and then keep the names of potential contributors on file. Photographers are contacted only when subjects they have in stock are needed.

http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/guidelines/photographers.asp

Skydiving Magazine
Contains the latest news on the equipment, events, techniques, people, and places of parachuting. They are looking for all kinds of images, as long as they relate to parachuting or parachutists in some way. Examples include news photos, freefall photos, people photos, aircraft photos, and much more.

http://www.skydivingmagazine.com/photo.htm

Smithsonian Magazine
Obtains the majority of its photographs from assignments given to freelance photographers. While they do not circulate lists of future photo needs, they will add your stock list to their files and contact you if they need your photographs.

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/contact-us/submission-guidelines.html

Transitions Abroad
Currently seeking photos which represent a few of the following categories: internships abroad, international careers, short-term jobs abroad, academic study abroad, teen travel and study abroad, adventure travel, culture travel, and teaching abroad.

 http://www.transitionsabroad.com/information/writers/photo.shtml

Two Camels
Always on the lookout for quality festival-related photographs.

 http://www.2camels.com/photographers_guidelines.php3

PHOTOGRAPHY contests (no entry fee)

Better Photo
This site offers a free monthly contest. Categories include nature and landscapes, animals, people, travel and places, a special monthly theme, and more.

http://www.betterphoto.com/contest.asp

DP Challenge
This site offers a free weekly contest, with additional contests for members. The category changes from week to week. Examples include Textures, At the Zoo, Independence, sports, and Family. You can submit photographs, rate other submissions, receive detailed feedback about your own submission, participate in forums, read tutorials to improve future photographs, and much more.

http://www.dpchallenge.com

Photography Blog
This site offers a free monthly contest. Compete against other photographers by submitting a digital photograph for an assigned topic. Plus, receive written feedback from other users on every submission.

http://www.photographyblog.com/gallery/index.php?cat=503

Quantum Leap Strategies
This site offers a free monthly contest. Categories include nature, wildlife, landscapes, and more.

http://www.quantum-leap-strategies.com/photo_contest/photo_contest.htm

Cameras and accessories

Digital Camera Resource
Read reviews, shop prices, news updates and in-depth digital camera product reviews.
http://www.dcresource.com

DP Review
Read news updates and in-depth digital camera product reviews.
http://www.dpreview.com/misc/about.asp

MalekTips
Digital cameras – help and tips.
http://malektips.com/digital_cameras_help_and_tips.html

Price Grabber
Compare prices for various types of cameras and accessories.
http://dpchallenge.pricegrabber.com/home_photo.php/lnk=1

Shutterbug
Links to every major camera manufacturer.
www.shutterbug.com

Photography Magazines

Apogee Photo Magazine
Free online magazine -- Photography articles and columns about how-to's and techniques, business, nature & wildlife, travel, digital imaging, software, Photoshop how-to's, equipment, and more.
http://www.apogeephoto.com/

Outdoor Photography
Some free online content – information on how-to's, equipment, and travel.
http://www.outdoorphotographer.com/

Discount Magazines

PHOTOGRAPHER'S TRAVEL GUIDES

Fodor's
Guides to a variety of cities around the world available for purchase.
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/search-handle-url/index=books&field-author=Fodor%27s/002-0225431-6672865

Insight Compact Guides
Guides to a variety of cities around the world available for purchase.
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Insight+Compact+Guides

Lonely Planet
Guides to a variety of cities around the world available for purchase.
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=lonely+planet

Photo.net
Free guides to a variety of cities and countries.
http://photo.net/travel/

Photo Secrets
Over 100 all-color travel guides available for purchase. All the classic sites are shown in color along with detailed maps and tips on where, when, and how to photograph each site.
http://www.photosecrets.com/

TRAVEL PHOTO GALLERIES

Benoa
88 galleries and 2865 photos from around the world.
http://www.benoa.net/

National Geographic
Photos grouped by landscapes, places (by region), bodies of water, and more.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/siteindex/photogallery/

PhotoMann
Photos of various countries around the world.
http://www.photomann.com/india/india.htm#guides

Travel Photo
Photos of various countries around the world.
http://www.travelphoto.net/

Traveler's Point
Photos of over 100 countries. Bonus: Upload your own photographs.
http://www.travellerspoint.com/photography.cfm

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SETTING UP YOUR OWN PHOTO GALLERY

Better Photo
http://www.betterphoto.com/sites4photogs/free-photo-gallery.asp
Example: http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/free/gallery.asp?memberID=118689&style=large

Dot Photo
http://www.dotphoto.com/
Examples: http://www.dotphoto.com/Gallery.asp?Cat=418

Outdoor Eyes
http://www.outdooreyes.com/aboutgallery.php3
Example: http://www.outdooreyes.com/list/thegallerys.php3?photoid=1076&first=first&wh=4

Photography on the Net
http://photography-on-the.net/gallerydatabase/

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Travel Tips and Resources

Where to stay, how to get there, and general travel advice

Agora Travel
Offering tours and workshops around the globe.
http://www.agoratravel.com

Fodor's
The most comprehensive resource for all your travel needs. From lodging to dining to great travel bargains, check out Fodor's before you hit the road for your assignment.
http://www.fodors.com

International Living
Your guide to living, retiring, and investing overseas.
http://www.internationalliving.com

Lonely Planet
A great site for the independent traveler. Provides practical travel tips, theme guides for countless destinations, and postcards from fellow travelers.
http://www.lonelyplanet.com

One Bag
The art and science of traveling light. Shows you how to travel anywhere with a single carry-on sized bag..
http://www.onebag.com

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory
This site will link you to any tourism office in the U.S. or abroad. There you?ll find press info, photos, and other valuable information.
http://www.towd.com

Travel Library
Unbiased hotel reviews, hotel directory with direct contact details, mini-holiday guides, mini-city break guides, ski resort guides, airport survival guides, 1000s of useful travel links.
http://www.travel-library.com/index.html

Trip Advisor
Hear what other travelers are saying about the place. Reviews of hotels, dining spots, plus search archives on past articles. Great one stop shopping!
http://www.tripadvisor.com

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Travel tips specifically for photographers

Photo.net
Photography travel tips for everything from before you leave the house to traveling with film and photo equipment.
http://photo.net/travel/traveltips

Photo Safaris
Fifty travel tips for your next photo safari.
http://www.photosafaris.com/Articles/FiftyTravelTips.asp

Travel Photo
How to take good travel photos – Some travel tips.
http://www.travelphoto.net/photos/english/photo-tips/html/travel_tips.html

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Travel Packages

Cheap Tickets
Search vacation packages by type (flight/hotel/car; flight/hotel; flight/car; hotel/car)
http://www.cheaptickets.com

How2Vacation
Search vacation packages by location or type (travel, family, adventure, and more)
http://www.how2vacation.com/VacationPackages/index.aspx

NWA World Vacations
Search vacation packages by type (air/hotel; air/car; hotel)
http://www.nwaworldvacations.com/

Airlines and Associations

Nations Online
From American Airlines to Air Zimbabwe, find links to national airlines and other important carriers around the world.
http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/airlines.htm

Compare airline prices:

Cheap Tickets: http://www.cheaptickets.com

Orbitz: http://www.orbitz.com

Priceline: http://www.priceline.com

Travelocity: http://www.travelocity.com/

Google Flights: https://www.google.com/flights/

Hotel Chains

Trip Secrets

Find links to online hotel booking.

http://www.kayak.com/h/landing/right-ads?gclid=CPPd1Z-curACFUFo4AodzlWa8g&kw=discount+hotels&product=hotels&ci=803-527-2209

Money Foreign currency exchange rates

http://www.oanda.com/converter/travel

Visa ATM Locater

http://visa.via.infonow.net/locator/global/jsp/SearchPage.jsp

MasterCard ATM Locater

http://www.mastercard.com/atmlocator/index.jsp

Phone and Electricity

AT&T

International country and city codes

http://www.consumer.att.com/global/english/country_codes.html

World Electric Guide

Information on the electrical systems in use in most countries around the world

http://kropla.com/electric2.htm

Time and Weather

World Clock and Time Zone Converter

Current local times around the world

http://www.timeanddate.com/

Weather.com

U.S. Weather: http://www.weather.com/?from=globalnav

World Weather: http://www.weather.com/common/welcomepage/world.html?from=globalnav

CNN.com

Find weather around the world

http://www.cnn.com/WEATHER/

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