The focus of our second Shelter In Place series is finding the best potential placement for your project or product. Now that you have your photos organized, it’s time to research publications, both print and online, in order to find the best fit for your photos.
Impulse pitching–or reaching out to an editor before you are ready– is the most common mistake of anxious designers and can thwart your chances of creating a relationship with that editor. So now is a time to read what they’re writing. If you study the pages and sections carefully, you’ll begin to better understand the type of stories they consistently run, which also is an indication of what they are looking for to fill future pages.