Photography Tips


Looking for a creative way to engage with your consumers?  Every year, Midstate Electric Cooperative hosts a photo contest for members. Winning photos are featured in the following year’s calendar and displayed in the utility’s lobby. Teresa Lackey, Midstate Electric Cooperative’s marketing and communications manager, says they started mailing calendars to members directly in Ruralite Magazine 5 years ago. “Before we did that, members...

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See the Light

See the Light


Posted By on May 16, 2018

Train your eyes to see opportunities where light is doing something different, and always keep a camera handy so when it happens you are ready.

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We all want to win readers over. But sending a dozen roses out with each copy of the magazine—while thoughtful—isn’t practical. A box of chocolates or candy hearts won’t work, either. How can you spark true love between readers and your stories? Our assistant editors offer four tried-and-true ways to help readers fall in love with your stories.

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The Color Wheel, Reimagined

The Color Wheel, Reimagined


Posted By on Aug 16, 2017

Trying to pick colors for a page layout, or looking for inspiration to freshen your brand hues? Adobe Color CC takes the color wheel online, offering three ways to find fresh color combinations.

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