Published since 1973, SPE's journal, Exposure, is a benefit of membership and is published bi-annually in the Spring (March) and Fall (September), with a print run of 2,700 copies per issue.
A leading voice in the conversation on photography and related media for over forty years, Exposure publishes an inclusive range of images and ideas by those passionate about photographic discourse.
Exposure seeks innovative, incisive, and timely submissions from its membership, and also welcomes submissions from non-members including artists, photographers, historians, critics, curators, scholars, educators, and other photography professionals.
Deadlines: Submissions of original, unpublished material are accepted year-round.
The Editor invites submissions for scholarly articles, interviews, conversations, art and cultural criticism, pedagogical essays, book and exhibition reviews, and any manuscripts that engage with the contemporary conversation on photography and related media.
For publication consideration, please submit
Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation, and contact information. Photographs, scans, and/or transparencies of all illustrations with caption information should be in hand at the time of submission. If your submission is considered for publication, the editor will contact you with further details regarding the delivery of a final manuscript. The author will need to supply all reproductions promptly at the request of the editor in time to meet publication deadlines. It is the author's responsibility to obtain permissions and to pay all reproduction fees.
Exposure has a long-standing commitment to highlight the work of innovative imagemakers and encourages submissions for lens-based projects from artists and photographers working in any field. Submissions in the following formats/media are accepted via mail or email (please do not submit image files larger than 1MB each via email):
Imagemaker submissions should include
Submissions must include your name, institutional affiliation, and contact information. If your submission is considered for publication the editor will contact you with further details. The artist will need to supply publication-quality reproductions promptly at the request of the editor in time to meet publication deadlines.
If sending your submission by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of materials. Otherwise, we will dispose of/recycle all materials received.
Please submit materials to:
Stacey McCarroll Cutshaw, Editor, Exposure
Society for Photographic Education
2530 Superior Ave., #403
Cleveland, OH 44114