Article Submission Guidelines

We welcome all nature photography enthusiasts to submit their articles for publication on Nature Photographers Network.

Here are the types of articles we are looking for;

  • Articles on photographic technique specific to creative nature photography
  • In-depth articles
  • Deep dives into composition, art theory, etc.

What we are not looking for;

  • Gear reviews
  • Short articles
  • Beginner articles without detail

Check out the NPN Articles page to get an idea of the kind of articles we publish!

General Guidelines

When evaluating submissions, NPN editors look for fresh and interesting articles accompanied by outstanding images that support the text. The writing should be clear and concise. Also;

  • Original articles that have not been previously published elsewhere are preferred.
  • The article should be at least 1200 words in length, preferably more but not filled with fluff. Articles that are well-written and thoroughly proofread have the greatest chance of being accepted for publication.
  • The article should be submitted with at least one photo for every 200 words of text length. Articles submitted with high-quality photos have the greatest chance of being accepted for publication.
  • The article should include a short bio of the author and one photo of the author and may include a link to the author’s website and social media platforms.

By submitting your article to the Nature Photographers Network (“NPN”), you agree to the following;

  1. You license NPN First World Electronic Rights for a period of 6 months.
  2. You license NPN non-exclusive Secondary World Electronic Rights to keep your article or review archived on NPN indefinitely
  3. You declare that you are the sole owner of the rights to the photo(s) and/or text submitted
  4. You agree that NPN editors reserve the right to edit all submissions for grammar and structure
  5. You agree that NPN editors reserve the right to make minor adjustments to photos, including but not limited to resizing.
  6. You agree not to hold NPN liable for any unauthorized reproduction of your photo(s) or subsequent damage as a result of your article being displayed on NPN
  7. You have read and accepted NPN’s Terms of Service
  8. Upon receipt of your submission, NPN will notify you via email within 30 days if it is accepted for publication
  9. In exchange for these rights, NPN will provide you with a complimentary 1-year membership to the Nature Photographers Network™. If you are already a member, your membership will be extended by one year.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss an article proposal, contact us at editor@naturephotographers.network.

We look forward to publishing your work!

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