Subscribe here to photo magazines!

Icon Publications Ltd offers you a range of specialist photo magazines by mail. You may subscribe to more than one magazine using the Shopping Cart system (right – be sure to select UK, Europe, or World postal regions as applicable). View Cart to checkout, at foot of page.

If you already subscribe to Cameracraft, take out a subscription to f2 Freelance Photographer, and you will receive three bi-monthly editions of Master Photography free (worth £20.85). This offer applies to UK subscriptions only, with a postage cost of $7.75 for each 340 gramme edition applying to future issues we can’t match this offer for our worldwide readers. Email subscriptions@iconpublications.com after subscribing to claim this bonus.

When subscribing, please note the pull-down menu which shows UK, Europe, and World Zone prices. If you select the wrong region we will accept your subscription but only for the number of editions the payment is sufficient to cover.

You can also subscribe to our electronic editions (watch for further news) with f2 Freelance Photographer currently published on all major platforms. See our App Page for links.


f2 Freelance Photographer

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Get our September/October 2014 blockbuster – 84 pages with a unique Scottish angle to mark the run-up to the Independence Referendum. Absolutely no propaganda – just Scottish photographers (wherever they’re working), photographers in Scotland (whether Scottish or not), photographs of Scotland… and plenty from the ‘rest of UK’ too! Place your sub before August 9th to get your magazine as soon as it’s off the press.

From the April 2014 edition ƒ2 has been published by Icon once again, with a fresh new look. Each issue is a minimum 68-page perfect-bound edition on heavy 150gsm silk paper, sealed, with 200 line screening and a matt laminated cover, costing £4.95 from your newsagent (order ISSN 1754-0615, distributed by Comag) or by subscription for £29.70 a year. This magazine is seriously different and simply much better than anything else you can buy at this price. It is 4 pence cheaper than Freelance Photographer first was when we launched it 15 years ago, and with the paper and print quality we use, you’d expect it to cost at least £2 more.

Use our retail stockist finder (top right) link to check UK availability by postcode.


Master Photography

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Master Photography is owned by Icon Publications Ltd and is published six times a year in an improved 68-page format similar to ƒ2. It is mailed to all members of The Master Photographers Association (MPA) and to our direct subscribers. The magazine has a cover price per issue of £7.95. We offer a discounted web deal price of one year subscription UK for £37.00, Europe/World for £49.00. This is, again, a premium quality magazine and very substantial.

Content: majors on portraiture and weddings, photography for profit as a career. Covers technical matters and gear relevant to this market. Profiles, award winners, business stories, management, legal, training, seminars, events. Recommended for freelances or professionals, aspiring professionals and students. Approx 440 pages per year.


Cameracraft

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Icon’s exclusive quarterly magazine, Cameracraft, is aimed at the camera system owner wanting to find new approaches or rediscover older values in image-making. We previously published a quarterly specific to Minolta (and in due course, Konica Minolta then Sony) system owners. Cameracraft is our replacement, and it’s not targeted at any single brand. We’re going further, to emphasise the quality of photographic vision and the close relationship between technical understanding and creative output. 176 pages per year. Optional binder (3 years per binder). Cameracraft is 44 pages and carries no advertising; it has a predominantly worldwide readership, not UK, and is printed to the highest quality compatible with reasonable postage costs (each issue costs $7.75 to post to the USA singly, and $4.25 when sent out with the main edition run).

We have a separate web page for Cameracraft which offers renewing one-year subscriptions in addition to single year subscription.




11 Responses to Subscribe here to photo magazines!

  1. Dave Meadows says:

    Looking forward to your magazine. When can we expect to be able to download for a fee all copies of your publications? Subscriptions do not work coming to Canada or USA from Britain we are lucky if half of the magazines get through! Canada post and US Postal service blame the British postal service for the non delivery, and of course Royal Mail blames the overseas carriers. Last time I subscribed to Cameracraft I only got one issue in a full year!

    • admin says:

      Dave – we have occasional problems with specific addresses in the US and Canada, but to give you an idea, it’s limited to maybe five or six address in several hundred, each year. We find that those specific addresses just don’t get their mail from us. We will be launching an App for Apple, Android, Windows and all available platforms for all our magazines very shortly, even for Cameracraft. We will also be offering various special publications and e-books through this system.

  2. Frank Emery says:

    Dave–
    I am enjoying Cameracraft, but my impression is that f2 might be aimed more at the “professional” photographer than me.
    Yours,
    Frank Emery

    • admin says:

      Frank, you may be right in that respect. Certainly over the last few years f2 has been biased towards the assignment/commission/job aspect of photography. That’s not really where it started, and I intend to put more of the exhibition/contest/stock/travel/art side back into it. The new content will be much more varied and more relevant to enthusiasts.

  3. Bryan says:

    I missed the original f2 and gave up my subscription some time ago. Glad to see it back in safe hands; my (re)subscription has just been made and confirmed.

  4. Peter Yeo says:

    Good to see a returning magazine with the Kilpatricks at the helm, I’ve always been a fan of their knowledgeable and authoritative articles. Looking forward to getting the first issues. Peter Yeo FRPS

  5. Well Done I have just Downloaded F2 onto my IPad Great Please when will we be able to Download CameraCraft and Master Photography too

    • admin says:

      The other magazines’ first app issues are still ‘pending approval’ – by Apple, I think, before they can go live.

  6. gegjr says:

    Just subscribed to f2. I look forward to enjoying the magazine.

  7. Dave says:

    I`m a forum member of Photoclubalpha under the user name,SwanseaDave.

    Somehow my password no longer works and I can find no other way of requesting help from David Kilpatrick.

    • admin says:

      Your password has been reset – sorry about the delay, no access to this function when travelling, and been fully occupied for two weeks since return, now back on web matters etc as from tomorrow.

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