Getting Published in The Darkroom Underground Magazine
The Darkroom Underground Community is a place for film photographers to share, learn, and create together. There is an opportunity for you to share your photographs and your articles with a global community of darkroom photographers and art buyers.
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If you have any questions after reading the information below, contact Tim Layton directly and he will be happy to help you.
GETTING PUBLISHED OVERVIEW
There are three ways to get published in the Darkroom Underground Magazine. You can write a technical or creative article, we can publish your best photographs, and we can promote an event or project that you are involved in as long as it is based on analog photography (e.g., gallery event, solo show, personal project, etc.).
Your target audience are analog photographers and art buyers from around the world, so keep that in mind when you are considering content and when it comes time to get published.
WRITE AN ARTICLE
Your articles can be technical or creative articles that fellow analog photographers would find helpful and interesting. You will want to be very detailed in your thoughts and provide supporting images to help support the text.
We like to have between 1,000 and 1.500 words and at least a couple or more images.
Checklist For Your Article:
SHARE YOUR BEST PHOTOGRAPHS
We love to publish and get your best analog photographs out into the world. It is the one thing that we love best. If you have at least 6 photographs, but no more than 12, that are exceptional, then we want to help you get them published. The only rule is they must have been created via an analog medium (film, wet plate collodion, dry plate, etc.).
Email Tim Layton at email@example.com with your images for review and he will contact you to discuss the next steps.
Checklist For Submitting Photographs For Review:
Checklist For Submitting Production Photographs For Publication:
If your photographs are selected for publication please follow the checklist below to get them ready for publication.
The third way to get published in the Darkroom Underground Magazine is to share a project or special event with readers. For example, you might have an upcoming gallery event that you want published, or you are part of a special project that involves analog photography. If your project or event involves analog photographer, send an email to Tim Layton at firstname.lastname@example.org and Tim will review and get back to you about the next steps.
Checklist For Submitting Your Event/Project For Publication:
Create an email with the following information and submit to Tim Layton.
GETTING PUBLISHED ON THE PUBLIC DARKROOM UNDERGROUND WEBSITE
If you have an existing or new article or video that you want to share with the Darkroom Underground Community, contact Tim Layton with your content and he will review to ensure it meets the standards for publication. This is a great opportunity to share your best articles and videos with the Darkroom Underground Community and have the added benefit of getting your best work published on an external website to help drive new traffic to your content.