The Scranton Times/Tribune has announced their guidelines for Mother’s Day Submissions and as quoted from their website are:
In order to have photos published, families should:
– Submit 5-by-7-inch or 8-by-10-inch studio-quality portraits (black
& white or color) to Mother’s Day, The Times-Tribune, 149 Penn Ave.,
Scranton, Pa., 18503, or deliver in person to the customer service
desk of The Times-Tribune.
– Urge photographers to use white or light non-patterned backgrounds
and avoid filters of any kind to soften the photograph for the best
newspaper reproduction of photos. A matte finish is preferred.
– Submit photos by Thursday, March 22 to be eligible for the random
selection process used to determine which photos will appear in color.
Meeting this deadline does not guarantee color publication. Photos
received on or before March 22 must be accompanied by $40. The fee
includes a copy of the 2012 Mother’s Day edition which each
participant will receive when picking up her photo. Photos submitted
between March 23 and April 5 will not be eligible to appear in color
and must be accompanied by $50. Photos received after April 5 will not
– Include mother’s name, daytime phone number, local address and
names of children, as they appear from left to right. Print legibly on
the back of each photo. Information will not be changed once
Note: If the family resides outside The Times-Tribune circulation
area, the back of the photo must include the family’s connection to
the Scranton area. In addition, mothers may have their photos
published in both The Sunday Times and The Sunday Voice, Wilkes-Barre,
for an additional $10 fee.
Also, NEPA MOM readers will have the opportunity to submit their Mother’s Day photos for display on the NEPA MOM website free of charge. Please email me your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org with Mother’s Day photo in the subject line. Please include your last name and where you live if you would like it to be included.