Submissions

Gone with the Lens is a community, and we love to hear from you, our fellow photographers! We want to see and share your work, hear your insights, learn from you, and be inspired by you.

We are accepting submissions for:

  • Blog Features:
    • Featured Sessions
    • Featured Weddings
    • Tutorials, how-to articles
    • Business, marketing, and social media tips for photographers
  • Artist of the Month
  • Weekly Favorite Images from the week’s “theme”

Blog Features

FEATURED SESSIONS

To submit a portrait, family, or art session to be featured on our blog please follow the instructions below.

  • Please write a few brief paragraphs about yourself and include your:
    1. Business Name
    2. Facebook/Instagram Page
    3. Website/Blog
  • Write about the session – where did you go? What was your inspiration? Tell a story alongside your pictures.
  • Rename  and resize (see below) all images with your studio name separated by dashes, example: cloudy-day-photography-1.jpeg
  • Email 12-15 of your favorite, non-watermarked images (side by side vertical images count as 1 image) from the same session to: submissions@gonewiththelens.com
  • Write “Featured Session” in the email subject line
  • Re-size HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL images to the width of 1000px at 72 dpi VERTICAL images may also be placed side by side to equal 1000px. Examples are below:
Family Photography
Horizontal – 1000 pixels wide
Example
Two vertical images combined – 1000 pixels wide
Family Photography
Vertical – 1000 pixels wide

FEATURED WEDDINGS

To submit a wedding to be featured on our blog please follow the instructions below:

  • Please write a few brief paragraphs about yourself and include your:
    1. Business Name
    2. Facebook/Instagram Page
    3. Website/Blog
  • Write about the wedding – where did you go? What was your inspiration? Tell the bride and groom’s story alongside your pictures.
  • Rename  and resize (see below) all images with your studio name and the word “wedding” separated by dashes, example: cloudy-day-photography-wedding-1.jpeg
  • Email 15-20 of your favorite, non-watermarked images (side by side vertical images count as 1 image) from the same session to: submissions@gonewiththelens.com
  • Write “Featured Wedding” in the email subject line
  • Re-size HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL images to the width of 1000px at 72 dpi VERTICAL images may also be placed side by side to equal 1000px. See examples above.
  • If you have more beautiful images from the same wedding to feature, let us know and we will consider additional photos.

ARTICLE SUBMISSION

To submit an article for our magazine, including tutorials, how-tos, business and marketing tips, and anything else of interest to professional and hobby photographers, please email submissions@gonewiththelens.com and include:

  • A few words about yourself and include your:
    1. Business Name
    2. Facebook Page
    3. Website/Blog
    4. How long you have been in business
  • A brief description on what you would like to write about
  • A few (no more than 10) full-resolution, non-watermarked images you would like to be included with your article
  • Write “Article Submission” in the email subject line
  • Final article must be 500 words minimum

Artist of the Month

Do you have a beautiful and unique portfolio you’d like to share? Do you know a talented photographer who exhibits a wide range of topics or has mastered a singular style? We would love to feature artists who are passionate about their photography in our Artist of the Month feature.

To submit an artist (yourself or someone else) to be featured, here are the requirements:

  • Artist must have a unique style, explore creative themes, capture stunning visuals, etc
  • Send an email to submissions@gonewiththelens.com with the subject line “Artist of the Month”
  • Include artist name/business name, Facebook page, website, etc
  • Include 5-10 images at 2000 pixels max at 72 dpi
  • Rename files to name-artist-of-the-month-1.jpg (etc)
  • We will need an original 200 word bio, not copied from the artist’s website
  • We will send you a list of interview questions for the artist to answer, exploring their work

Weekly Favorites

To submit an image to be picked as our weekly favorite for the weeks theme:

  • Go to our Facebook page: Gone with the Lens
  • Look for the current “theme” on our Facebook timeline for the week or you can find the current theme in the last weeks winner’s blog feature
  • Post one (1) and no more than two (2)  images on our wall with the weeks theme in the caption. Please tag your business name and include your email as well
  • The winner will be announced every Monday morning on our blog as well as our Facebook page and the new theme for the next week will be announced with it
  • Images can be posted on our Facebook wall when the new weeks theme is announced every Monday morning up to the Sunday after it’s announced by 5:00pm PST to be eligible!

There are no right or wrong submissions for the weekly themed images, we want to see how you interpret the theme . . . so post away!!

Other Ideas

Do you have other ideas you’d like to submit to our community blog? Let us know!

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