Amateur Photographer welcomes the submission of photographs and articles in AP, on our website and social media. Find out here how to submit to Amateur Photographer.
There are various sections of Amateur Photographer magazine and website that you can submit work to. Below we detail the different areas you can submit to and how to send in your images. Any images or text you submit might be used in the magazine or online.
How to submit to Amateur Photographer
We feature a selection of your best pictures in Reader Portfolio every week sponsored by Manfrotto.
How to submit:
Send your images to ‘Reader Portfolio’ the address at the bottom of this page. If you are sending a CD of high-res images, transparencies or slides by post, you will need to fill in a submission form and also include a contact sheet. Your photographs should be high-resolution JPEG, TIFF or PSD images (at least 2480 pixels along its longest length). Well-packaged prints or slides (without glass mounts) should be sent by Special Delivery, with a return SAE.
Email a selection of low-res images (up to 5MB of attachments in total) to the AP picture desk. Please don’t forget to include a daytime telephone number, address and email address so we can contact you. Submissions should contain no more than 20 images, preferably on a similar theme.
Do you have something you’d like to get off your chest? Send us your thoughts in around 500 words to the address below or email using the heading ‘Viewpoint’. Please include your name, address and daytime telephone number.
Each published viewpoint will receive a year’s digital subscription to AP, worth £79.99
Share your views and opinions with fellow AP readers every week on the AP Inbox pages.
Write to ‘Inbox’ at the address below or email us using the heading ‘Inbox’. Please include your name, address and daytime telephone number.
Online picture of the week
Each week we will choose our favourite picture posted on the AP Facebook page, Twitter @ap_magazine, Flickr communities, Instagram and the AP Reader Gallery using #appicoftheweek. The winning image will be printed in the opening pages of AP and in our online gallery. The winner will receive a top-quality professional print by PermaJet.
Send your article using no more than 1500 words and supporting images for feature ideas to ‘Features Department’ at the address below or email using the heading ‘Features’. They can be about any subject and focus on any genre of photography. Features with an interesting story or a strong technique angle will stand a much better chance of being considered.
Submit your book for review to ‘Features Department’, at the address below. Or email using the heading ‘Book reviews’.
Amateur Photographer of the Year 2017 – Your chance to enter the UK’s most prestigious competition for amateur photographers – sponsored by Sigma. Each round is announced in the first issue of the month and the results are published in the last issue of the month. They are also published on the website and Facebook and Twitter. Full details on how to enter APOY 2017 are availble on our APOY 2017 page.
Take part and enter our monthly forum competition. To find out how to enter, visit our forum competition page. Each month readers are asked to produce an image that fits a particular theme. The top three images are chosen and the winner will have their image featured within the magazine.
Uploading to the gallery
To upload to our reader gallery you need to become a member of the AP forum. You can register here.
Amateur Photographer’s address
Pinehurst 2, Pinehurst Road