Your National Cancer Survivors Day photos could be featured in Coping magazine.

FIVE TIPS FOR TAKING AMAZING PHOTOS OF YOUR SURVIVORS DAY CELEBRATION

Coping with Cancer magazineCoping® with Cancer magazine is featuring local National Cancer Survivors Day events in the July/August 2018 issue. And your photos could be included – maybe even on the cover.

If you're hosting an NCSD event this year, send the best digital photos of your event to Coping with Cancer magazine by June 11 to be considered for its official coverage of National Cancer Survivors Day®.

National Cancer Survivors Day® will be filled with special moments everyone will want to remember. And you'll want to be sure to have a camera (or two, or three) on hand to document it all. Is your camera ready?

You don't have to be a professional photographer to take amazing photos of your celebration. Just follow these 5 tips for capturing those unforgettable NCSD moments:

1. Take action shots. Pictures of people doing things are more interesting than photos of people just standing around. Instead of photographing your guests passively listening to a keynote speaker, try to capture those special moments of laughter or tears during the speech. You should also take photos of people participating in NCSD activities – like crossing a finish line, dancing, giving high fives, or creating artwork.

2. Look for candid moments. Candid shots of people caught up in the moment – sharing hugs, laughing, wiping away a tear – capture the spirit of the event much better than posed photos in front of the same background over and over again.

3. Photograph people together. When you photograph people together, it introduces a relationship into the shot. After all, National Cancer Survivors Day® is about bringing cancer survivors together to celebrate life.

4. Don't be obvious. When people are aware of you taking photos of them, they may get nervous and tense up, or turn on the fake smiles and pose. In order to capture those coveted candid moments, you'll have to be a little less obvious with the camera.

5. Take a LOT of photos. If you have a digital camera, you can click away without having to worry about setting up the perfect shot every time. Your camera's burst function is perfect for this. Taking lots of photos increases your chances of getting that one perfect shot.

We can't wait to see your photos! 
We're looking forward to celebrating life with you, and we can't wait to see your photos.

WHAT TO SEND
Format: Close up, candid shots are preferred. Front cover candidates should have a vertical format and space left at the top for the Coping logo. Inside coverage candidates can be vertical or horizontal.
Photo Description: Provide a short description of each photo submitted; list people from left to right.
Digital Camera: Set your camera for the highest possible resolution (quality). Submit via email; CD; or for large files, via FTP.
Event Information: Please provide information about your event:
     • The name of the event host (sponsor) 
     • Event name
     • Location (treatment center, park, etc.) 
     • City and state where event was held
Also provide your contact information, including your name, organization, phone, and email. 

HOW TO SEND
Email to: photos@copingmag.com. Send photos at a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.
Overnight digital photos to: Coping NCSD Issue, 1107 Lakeview Drive, Suite C-2, Franklin, TN 37067.
Mail digital photos to: Coping NCSD Issue, P.O. Box 682268, Franklin, TN 37068-2268.
To send digital photos by FTP: contact photos@copingmag.com.

NEED HELP?
Email: photos@copingmag.com
Call: (615) 790-2400

Note: Due to the high volume received, materials, including but not limited to event information, photos, and computer disks, will not be returned. Coping is not responsible for lost, damaged, or unreturned materials.  

By submitting your photo(s), you and your sponsoring organization(s) acknowledge that you have the rights to the photo(s) and grant permission to allow Coping and the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation to use submitted materials, in whole or in part, in print and electronic formats and for future publicity for National Cancer Survivors Day®.