Frequently Asked Questions
If you signed up on or before the 15th of the month, you will receive the next month’s issue. For example, if you purchased a membership on January 14th, your first issue would be February.
If you signed up after the 15th of the month, you will get your first issue in two months. For example, if you signed up on January 15th, your first issue will be in March.
- check your account and make sure you have an active Elite or Elite+ account. Free accounts do not receive the printed magazine.
- Check the “addresses” section of your account, and make sure your shipping address is entered correctly. If it’s wrong, the post office may not have been able to deliver it.
- Ensure the entire month has passed. Remember, it can take until the end of the month to arrive. Nothing can be done before then.
- If you are still unsure of why you haven’t received your magazine, contact email@example.com.
Every month, Sal will post a call for images on Facebook and Twitter for images with a theme for the month. This is the ONLY place the call is posted, so make sure you are following Sal Cincotta AND Behind the Shutter on Facebook!
The requirements for images are: must be less than 2MB in size with no watermarks or logos.
Please include your studio name (or whatever name you would like credited) in the image file name so we can properly credit you.
You may submit multiple images.
We do not share or sell your email address with anyone. You will only receive emails from us.
You can purchase a gift certificate for a Shutter Magazine subscription here.
Unlike traditional magazines who collect your information for the printed subscription, we need this to be able to track circulation numbers for our sponsors, who ultimately allow the magazine to remain free for you. The goal of the magazine is to offer free content to the community and allow us to maintain a high level of education in the industry. In addition, having your email information allows us to contact you with specials, updates to the website, etc.
Yes! The magazine is built to work on any device and works using HTML5.
Yes, but you may not have the best viewing experience because of the text-heavy nature of the articles.
Yes, we have two options for offline viewing. You can download the PDF version or can download the full version with videos included to your desktop. Both options are available under the current issues tab. To download the desktop version, launch the issue you would like to download and you will see the download option on the left hand side of the navigation.
Thank you for your interest! As you can imagine, this is a common request. Submit your article topic here. It will be reviewed by the team and if we like it, we will be in touch with you to explore next steps.
Yes! Your account will reflect your Elite+ status and you will still be able to access and use your Elite+ discount codes until your membership expires. All the Elite+ webinars and exclusive videos will be available in your account as well. When it’s time to renew, you will just need to purchase an Elite membership.
Log in to your account page and click on the “addresses” tab. Click on the edit button next to your shipping or billing address to update.
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Still having trouble?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org and a team member will be able to assist you.