Photography Guidelines

Sierra, the magazine of the Sierra Club, publishes photographs pertaining to the natural world and the environment. We use high-quality, mostly color photographs and prefer digital files.

Photographers interested in submitting work to Sierra are encouraged to send a link to their website, along with a stock listing of regions and subjects of specialty for us to review. Please do not send unsolicited transparencies and prints. We do not have the staff to review them or ensure their safe return.

We review photographers' stock lists (subject matter and locations in photographs) and samples and keep the names of potential contributors on file. Photographers are contacted only when subjects they have in stock are needed. We typically do not post our photo-needs list online or elsewhere.