SUBMIT A PHOTO


Instructions for Scanning and Transmitting Photos

1.

Scan your photo-negative, slide or print.

  • "RGB" mode for color, or a "grayscale" mode for black & white.
  • Output size: biggest dimension {height or width} should be 10 inches in one direction (8MB file size).
  • Resolution: 200 dpi. {If you are scanning a print that is 5x7 or smaller at 1:1 output, increase resolution to 300 dpi.}

2. Save file as JPEG. On a PC, be sure the file name has the proper extension. For example: Filename.jpg

3. Compress image: Photoshop level 8 or high quality.

4.

Transmit to Feature Photo Service:

Attach JPEG file to an Internet e-mail message. Send to:
editor@featurephoto.com and FPSphoto@aol.com
PLEASE CALL US IMMEDIATELY TO LET US KNOW YOU HAVE SENT THE PHOTO.

5.

Caption Information

  • Caption should be 80 words or less. It should identify all people in the photo, with their titles, ages and hometown, as applicable. The caption should answer the questions: who, what, where and why. Please include a contact name and phone number, for an editor to contact for more information.
  • Captions should be included in the body of the email. Please be sure to indicate which distribution you are selecting.

IMPORTANT Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Call: (212) 944-1060 immediately after sending us your photo. FPS accepts photos 24 hrs per day 7 days a week. Generally photos sent after hours and on weekends are handled by appointment. We will provide you with a contact number to reach us after hours and over weekends. Our after-hours editor checks our email regularly. Please email us at editor@featurephoto.com and FPSphoto@aol.com to let us know when we can expect the photo. Please leave your name and a number where you can be reached.