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Photographer Guidelines

Sierra Rec Magazine is a regional tourism magazine focused on the sites, events and locations with in the Sierra Nevada mountain range and surrounding communities.. Since the publication first appeared in 2014, readers have relied on Sierra Rec Magazine for informative and entertaining features on the Sierra Region of California and Nevada. Readers are active travelers and explorers of the Sierra Nevada.

We feature high-quality photographs showing off the best of The sierra national Parks, forests, wilderness and communities. If you have crisp, well-composed, beautiful photos that relate to subjects we feature, we may be interested in printing them in our online magazine and special secitions.

PHOTO SUBMISSIONS: We prefer digital submissions. E-mail images to: Publisher charlie Pankey at Please put the Location and photo date in the subject line, if applicable. We will contact you later if we need the high-resolution version(s). We prefer you send an initial sampling of low-resolution images, and please provide your mailing address. Please edit images down to a small selection of your best shots.

If necessary, mail CDs or thumb drives to:
Attn: Charlie Pankey
Sierra Rec Magazine
2895 San Juan Circle, Minden NV 89423

PAYMENT: Photos are accepted on speculation. Payment is on Photo inclusion Online content or special Pdf editions online.

Feature Image — $100
Content Image or Gallery image $50

*It is important to note that payment could take up to a month after publication to get processed and mailed to the photographer.

ASSIGNMENTS: We rarely set up assignments with photographers. However if you have a subject that you are interested in reviewing we do accept communication on article ideas and features and will assign approved projects on individual basis.

COPYRIGHT: The magazine purchases First Electronic Rights . In addition, by submitting your photograph, you grant Sierra Rec Magazine the right to publish, distribute, archive, and otherwise use the photograph in whole or in part in print, electronic, or any other medium and for promotional purposes related to Sierra Rec Magazine and Sierra Rec Magazine‘s products, services, and issue overruns. Sierra Rec Magazine is a division of the Valet Marketing, which sometimes uses the magazine’s content in marketing efforts including Locals

We will keep all CDs and thumb drives for future use unless you tell us otherwise. This allows us to consider your images in the future.

PRINT-READY IMAGES: If we request a high-resolution image of yours, that means we’re considering it for a print publication. Digital images should be 300 dpi, 8.5 inches wide if possible. Please include caption information with all photos. If we have indicated a spread or photo feature, files that are 11 x 17 inches or larger may be required. The magazine reserves the right to crop or edit all images. We accept eps, jpg, and tif files. Some photographers choose to send their files via Dropbox or an Internet service like it.

Visions: This department emphasizes outstanding photography with extended captions.


Publisher: Charlie Pankey, 775-546-3065
Mail: Sierra Rec Magazine, 2895 San Juan Circle, Minden NV 89423

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