Please Note: Zélé Magazine doesn’t provide free print or digital copies and/or pdfs of your story, unless otherwise noted, and/or pay for submissions. All expenses for a submission to the magazine is at the photographer(s) and/or team’s expense.
We are happy to provide high quality tear sheets for each person who is published within Zélé Magazine upon request.
Please follow the guidelines outlined on this page:
Upon reviewing submissions, Zélé Magazine reserves the rights to Accept or Deny any submission we receive. Submissions are reviewed based on its content, quality, relevance and the availability of space in the issue it’s being submitted to be published.
Submissions must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit LOW RES IMAGES or PDFS ONLY at your INITIAL SUBMISSION to our email at email@example.com. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ZIPPED FILES OR DOWNLOAD LINKS FOR US TO VIEW YOUR SUBMISSION. WE WILL NOT OPEN OR VIEW IT.
ONCE APPROVED, we will request HIGH RES from you via DROPBOX or WETRANSFER. With your submission, please include the photographers name and a title for the story.
If you are submitting the editorial and is not the photographer, please confirm and present to us permission/release form from the photographer that owns the copyright to the images.
Full Disclosure: Once an image has been accepted to be published, it grants Zélé Magazine the permission to use your work in any of our publications, websites, videos, marketing pieces, advertisements, and any other mediums or formats used in the creation, dissemination, and monetization of Zélé Magazine. Once accepted, we may also alter the submission to assure that it is cohesive to the rest of the publication such as in post production ie change color, crop, enhance, etc without your written consent. Also, by submitting to us, you are also subscribing to our Newsletter & is agreeing that you are allowing us to send you updates, offers, etc regarding Zélé Magazine.
* We accept FASHION, BEAUTY & CONCEPTUAL Editorials. All editorial submissions, including BEAUTY, must include at least 4 different looks.
1 look submissions are not considered an editorial & will not be accepted.
Please submit between 8-10 images both horizontal & vertical so that we can have a selection when compiling the editorial in Zélé Magazine.
All submissions must contain wardrobe and/or accessories from emerging or independent designers and brands. No major labels will be accepted.
This is open to all photographers and their creative teams.
There are three main criteria you will need to follow:
1. We prefer the editorial to be UNPUBLISHED but will accept a previous published editorial if we really love the images.
2. Nudity is allowed, however it must be implemented tastefully.
3. Team credit must be accompanied with the editorial that should should include (but is not limited to) photographer, hair, makeup, stylist, model assistants, etc. If your model(s) are agency represented, please be sure to specify the agency’s name as well. Please provide links to your website for linking purposes to help promote your work. We will not accept submissions without their team credits.
All submissions must include individual WARDROBE credit according to the images file.
shirt TEMPERLEY LONDON jeans TOPSHOP jacket PAUL&JOE bracelet MAWI necklace FREEDOM at TOPSHOP
For BEAUTY submissions makeup credits are required. Submit editorial to firstname.lastname@example.org
Once a submission is accepted by Zélé Magazine, it must not be published in any other magazine, website, blog and Social Media networks. If images are published in these mediums before the particular issue is released, we reserve the right to pull that submission from our issue without your consent.
* There is little or no space left for the issue submitted for.
* Work was submitted after the deadline.
* The quality of the images aren’t to our standard.
* The submission doesn’t fit the theme for the issue.
Please note that all submissions will NOT be replied to & you will receive an acceptance email once your submission has been accepted. If you don’t receive a reply within 7-10 days of your submission then it wasn’t accepted.
All submissions must be sent before the stated deadline of an issue. See THEMES for more info. If a submission is being accepted and the final images and/or credits aren’t sent before the deadline, that submission will not be published in the issue for which it was accepted.
The deadline for each issue is the 26th of the month (e.g: Submissions for November Issue is due by October 26th). If for any reason the deadline is changed, it will be posted on our Facebook page and website.
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