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How to get published in a print magazine?

Posted on September 21, 2018 - By Sandrine Hermand-Grisel
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Photographers seek recognition and participate in many different type of contests to get more exposure but what are the contests or the magazines out there that actually publish portfolios in print publications? Check out the list we have created for you.
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SYN Magazine
SYN Magazine
SYN Magazine
SYN Magazine
S›N MAGAZINE is an independent quarterly visual publication that runs parallel to an innovative digital platform. Founded and created in 2010 by three photographers, Bethany Grace, Emily Tebbetts and Julia Wang.

Limited edition copies of each issue are available through Blurb, featuring fashion photography from photographers, stylists and designers around the world.
Outdoor Photographer
Outdoor Photographer
Outdoor Photographer
Outdoor Photographer
OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHER is a national magazine published 11 times per year for enthusiasts with a special passion for nature, travel and outdoor sports. We take a fresh look at the modern photographic world by encouraging photography as part of a lifestyle associated with outdoor recreation.
AAP Magazine
AAP Magazine
AAP Magazine
AAP Magazine
Each month AAP Magazine gives photographers a chance to be published in a printed magazine on a specific theme. Photographers need to send at least three images and a blind jury chooses the winners.
BLINK magazine
BLINK magazine
BLINK magazine
BLINK magazine
Just follow the instructions to submit your work and wait for a response.
Commarts
Commarts
Commarts
Commarts
Communication Arts has six juried competitions that cover the entire field of visual communications. With winning entries published both in print and online, art and creative directors, graphic designers, Web designers, copywriters, photographers and illustrators find these competitions a priority for worldwide promotion and a valuable resource for potential clients and colleagues.
SHOTS Magazine
SHOTS Magazine
SHOTS Magazine
SHOTS Magazine
Submission is open to all photographers internationally. Each new theme for submissions will be announced in the current issue, and after that on our website and on our Instagram page. All processes, formats, techniques and experience levels are welcomed. Color work should be converted to black & white. Please follow guidelines closely.

We encourage a broad, unusual and creative interpretation of our theme. There is no need to be literal, but do have images relate to the theme.

Images are chosen by artistic vision, overall excellence, how they relate to the theme, how well they reproduce in B&W and the whims of fate. All are subjective.
Dohdo
Dohdo
Dohdo
Dohdo
The printed edition of Dodho Magazine can launch your career in record time. Your images will be in the hands of the most influential people in the current photographic panorama and in the best agencies and galleries around the world through a effective single promotion channel. Our printed version is not a magazine; it is a powerful talent distribution tool, focused and calibrated to the millimeter to turn your dreams into opportunities.
Ain't Bad Magazine
Ain
Ain
Ain
Each curator will select two photographers from the submissions to feature and interview for the printed publication. Fifteen curators. Thirty photographers. This issue is collaboration at it's finest. The final result will be a beautiful, hand-curated issue of the best contemporary photography in existence today. In addition to all of the above, we hope to partner with the curators further to exhibit work from the issue in various galleries and institutions around the world.
PDN
PDN
PDN
PDN
Photo District News (PDN), the award-winning monthly magazine for the professional photographer, has been covering the professional photographic industry for over two decades. Every month, PDN delivers unbiased news and analysis, interviews, and portfolios of the latest photographic work. PDN delivers the information photographers need to survive in a competitive business - from marketing and business advice to legal issues, photographic techniques, new technologies, and more.

Enter your best single images or portfolios into four categories, and have your work judged by an esteemed panel for a chance to win top prizes. The grand prize winner will walk away with $2500 and their own profile in PDNís prestigious print magazine. Other prizes include high value B&H gift cards, huge exposure in PDNís online galleries plus various subscriptions.
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