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Revolution

Image Requirements

4-8 images
JPG format
sRGB color profile
Allowed sizes (
flexible rules
Images may be larger. If aspect ratio does not match, images may be cropped to fit printed page.
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Portrait: 8.5 × 11 in, 300 dpi (2550 × 3300 px)
Landscape: 17 × 11 in, 300 dpi (5100 × 3300 px)
Must be exclusive and unpublished

Guidelines

Laud Theme - Revolution

Revolution – a time of drastic change, regime, technology style. Something new, buck the trend, advance the Avant-garde.

Take the existing paradigm and forge something completely new.

Build beauty from the ashes of the past.

Laud is calling for submissions that exemplify the theme of REVOLUTION while holding to Laud's core of beauty and art.

Consider the following observations and how they can influence your photostory submission:
- Sociopolitical: Depictions of revolution through history and into the future.
- Technological: From the It Girl to the girl that has everything. How has technology moulded our view of beauty and visual art?
- Makeup and Beauty: Khol, arsenic, lead were once mainstays of the beauty industry. Revolution in product has given us access to both the fantastic and the sublime.
- BodyArt: The depth and range of colour, materials and prosthetics has revolutionised bodyart. The range of colour, detail and theme in temporary and permanent tattoos is astounding.

Consider the wheel – it revolves, has revolutions.
So do records, the world, games, races, submarines – all have revolutions of a different kind. - Anything with Revolutions or plain-old RPM can fit the the theme. Apply your creativity.

Use our theme to inform your photography. Create a visual story of stunning beauty. Depict an audacious counter-culture, a past or future revolution, celebrate momentous change or impresses us with your clever revolution.

Departure
Laud as always brought it audience the very best celebration of beauty. Revolution represents acknowledgement that the best is no longer just the domain of the photographic agency. As in the early days of photography, the gifted armature works alongside the professional in producing beauty for the world to consume. This revolution in the source of beauty is reflected in LAUD's increased focus on submission content.

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LAUD is looking for well thought out ideas. Take the time to process what it is you want to say. Is the concept reflected in all the details – hair, makeup, nails, time period, lighting, the image… it’s not enough to have just one strong aspect : everything should reflect your brilliant idea!

LAUD is multicultural and doesn’t discriminate age wise. That said, we are working with some of the world’s best modeling agencies & creatives so the better the talent, the better your chances are of being published. We don’t promote one particular type of beauty, but we are aspirational, we would recommend getting your hands on the best talent you can. If you are new to the business, team up with a photographer and contact modeling agencies to begin testing new faces. They will let you do this free of charge and it will often be a gateway into working with their talent. Remember, the more amazing the face, the more amazing your work will be!

There is nothing more boring than being a copycat. Be a voice, not an echo. Odds are that if you are copying the reference in every aspect, yours will look like the cheap version. Take risks, be bold and try new things – you will be a lot closer to finding your voice as an artist if you stretch your creativity.

Change that Hairstyle and Makeup between shots, Laud are looking to see a variety of Hairstyles and Makeup within an Editorial.

LAUD loves fashion – so we welcome accessories, fashion, and anything that enhances your concept. Remember though to keep it relevant. Often, less is more, so stay focused! Make sure that the Fashion isn’t the focus, keep that the focus on Hair and Beauty, complement your concept with Fashion.



Title for your submission must be included. LAUD reserves the right to change the Title provided if necessary.

Include your submission description as part of the Submission a brief explanation of the concept behind the Editorial.

Ensure that all team members and models in the Editorial are listed and their details are correct. It is not the responsibility of Laud Magazine to validate details.

You must include:
Full Makeup, Hair and Stylists notes.
All members of the Team including Model -- full name, agency and Instagram Handles (if applicable) also Email addresses of the team.

Images must be:
– Non Watermarked
– In JPEG format

CREDITS CORRECTIONS FEE ($15 payable through paypal) make sure when you upload the credits that they are correct, that Instagram's are added to all team members. If you need any corrections there will be a $15 fee charged to make them.

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All accepted submissions will be displayed on the Laud Website, selected accepted submissions will also be included in the Issue 12 - Revolution Print release. You will be notified if your submission has been selected for print prior to the release of the Print version.
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- We are unable to provide complimentary copies to our contributors. However, we will promote your work heavily on our website and social media.

⁜ IMPORTANT ⁜
By submitting your work, you need to:
- Guarantee and represent that you are the sole and exclusive legal owner of all rights, title, & interest in all the work you submitted, including all related intellectual property interests (such as trademarks and copyrights).
- Defend and indemnify the Publisher (LAUD Magazine) fully against all liabilities, damages, costs, debts, claims, and expenses which the Publisher may suffer or incur from a 3rd party claim where the material published infringes or misappropriates any third 3rd proprietary or intellectual property as a result of the breach of the above clause.

When you share your published editorial, please use the following handle, hashtag and URL:

@laudmagazine, #laudmagazine, www.laudmagazine.com.au

About LAUD Magazine

From the street to the elite, LAUD is capturing the zeitgeist of creatives worldwide.

Laud is a luxury beauty publication featuring beauty, hair, art and fashion shot in a high editorial style with top tier models and personalities from across the globe.

Laud profiles many of the world’s most recognizable names in the hair and beauty industry whilst introducing the next wave of talented artists. Each issue includes cutting edge editorials, in depth interviews, the latest beauty products in the market and exclusive visual content designed to excite and inspire.

The perfect publication for hair and makeup artists influenced by the worlds of fashion cinema and art. Combining current luxury fashion with avante garde concepts, Laud aims to expand the public’s definition of what beauty can be.