f2 Freelance Photographer – THE magazine about the business of freelancing

f2 Freelance Photographer – THE magazine about the business of freelancing

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f2 is the essential magazine for anyone interesting in turning their photographic skills into income, whether as a full-time career or a revenue stream to enhance lifestyle and financial independence.

f2 Freelance Photographer is published six times a year as a premium quality print edition weighing over 330g with a cover price of £4.95 (as of April 2014). Each single issue with 68 pages on luxury book-grade paper costs over £7.50 to post to the USA or Australia. We are pleased to make it available here as an electronic edition to extend our reaership worldwide without the high postage costs required for a publication of this type.

f2 was founded in 2004 by David Kilpatrick, who has taken over the magazine again from April 2014 after seven years with a different publisher, and invested in a major upgrade to the quality and content. Issues after April 2014 are significantly different from those before, which you can still obtain as back issues. The new content is more varied and less predictable, with a wide range of topical reports on freelancing, the stock photo business, profiles and portfolios, an open gallery, success stories… even the occasional failure story… expert equipment reviews which are not ‘tests’ but advice on performance and practical use.

A typical issue of f2 contains 30-35,000 words and over 150 images. It doesn’t just feel like a book, it’s got as much content as a book!


This is a free app download with paid content within. The current issue, back issues and future issues can be purchased within the app.

Subscriptions are also available within the application. When a recurring subscription is purchased the latest issue will become available to download immediately.

Available subscriptions are:

2 months: £2.49/ US$ 3.99 (1 issue)
6 months: £6.99/ US$ 9.99 (3 issues)
12 months: £11.99/ US$16.99 (6 issues)

6 back issues: £9.99/ US$ 13.99

-The subscription will renew automatically unless cancelled more than 24 hours before the end of the current period, you will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, for the same duration and at the current subscription rate for the product.
-You may turn off the auto-renewal of subscriptions through your Account Settings, however you are not able to cancel the current subscription during its active period.

-Payment will charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when a subscription to that publication is purchased

Bundles of single issues can be also be bought within the application. To use purchased credits, simply click on the issue price and select ‘use credit’. This allows you to purchase back issues at reduced prices.

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What's New

Fix for issue download problem on iOS9
New iPhone layout
Bug fixes and performance improvements

**Please note that once you update to iOS9 the Newsstand folder will turn into a standard app folder. You will now be able to move your magazine apps out of Newsstand, for example on to your homescreen.**

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