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Selling your work to different magazines. What guidelines?

Hi everyone,
i’m here asking something that to the ears of full-blown, seasoned professionals might sound obvious but i personally have no real clue as this would be the last thing i’d ask to photo editors. And in a globalised world as far as media are concerned it seems urgent to me.

Q: When you shop your work around, what’s the general policy? Let’s say i go to a magazine in Belgium and they take my essay on paper or in their website. Is it fair to call some magazine in , say, USA or France and see if they are interested? Or simultaneous publication may hurt your relationship with editors/magazines?
Thanks to everyone who takes the time to shed some light,
cheers
-.G

by Giacomo Cabrini at 2012-12-23 16:27:49 UTC | Bookmark | | Report spam→

talk to the editors and ask what kind of license (exclusive use, how long, which country(ies) etc.) they want. Set your price accordingly

by Hans Knikman | 24 Dec 2012 07:12 | Leiderdorp, Netherlands | | Report spam→
Thanks Hans, that’s a good, much needed advice.

With your suggestions in mind, now i understand why some photo agencies show temporarily restricted work.

by Giacomo Cabrini | 27 Dec 2012 11:12 (ed. Dec 27 2012) | Los angeles, United States | | Report spam→

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Giacomo Cabrini, Photographer Giacomo Cabrini
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