American Society of Magazine Editors

20 Feature Photography

This category honors the best use of original photography in a feature story, photo-essay or photo portfolio. The category is intended to recognize the outstanding use of photojournalism; portraiture; fashion, travel and nature photography; food, shelter and other still-life photography; conceptual photography; and photo-illustration. Judges will evaluate entries based on photographic achievement, art direction and editorial value. Judges may also consider the quality of the text in relation to the images. An entry consists of one article or a clearly branded editorial package incorporating one or more photographs. Entries may include related cover images.

Rules and Eligibility for Categories 15–23: Any eligible magazine, including digital-only publications, may submit two entries in Public Interest, Personal Service, Leisure Interests, Feature Photography, Essays and Criticism, Columns and Commentary and Fiction and three entries in Reporting and Feature Writing. Entries consisting of one article may be submitted as print or digital content. Entries consisting of two or more articles may be submitted as print or digital content or as a combination of print and digital content. Entries consisting of two or more articles may include one article dated January 2015. Content entered in these categories cannot be submitted in other categories except as part of an entry in the categories listed in section 7 on page 3. WHAT TO SUBMIT FOR PRINT: (1) four copies of each print issue containing an article that is part of the entry and (2) a CD or DVD containing PDFs of each article and the cover and editorial masthead from each issue. WHAT TO SUBMIT FOR DIGITAL: (1) clearly labeled links to each article or package that is part of the entry or (2) platform-specific instructions, including user names and passwords, for accessing content published on a tablet or smartphone.