Updated 15 May 2021
To submit your photos to DNA, email submissions to online@DNAmagazine.com.au, or for high resolutions submissions, email the HTML link of your Dropbox folder of Google Drive that stores your photoshoot. Please do not send WeTransfer links as they often expire before we get to them.
Please include the following information with EACH submission:
EACH SUBMISSION MUST INCLUDE THIS COPYRIGHT RELEASE
Photographers own the copyright to their photos and MUST send the submission email with written approval to have their work featured on the DNA website and/or DNA Digital Editions. Submissions without photographer approval will not be accepted.
You can copy and paste this text:
I *INSERT YOUR NAME* own the copyright to the supplied images, and I have the right to supply to DNA, and grant approval to DNA, to publish the photos of *MODELS NAME* as photographed by *PHOTOGRAPHERS NAME*, on the DNA website, social media platforms and in DNA Digital Edition(s).
In your submission, please send a minimum of six professional photos with no logo/s or watermark/s and one submission per model.
Please supply some text about the model, for example, what does he do for work? How often does he go to the gym? Tell us something about his personal life or an interesting fact.
OR A QUOTE FROM YOU:
For example, you might say, “the model was a natural in front of the lens” or “a funny thing happened during the shoot…”
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:
Photographer: (your name) | (website) | (Facebook page) | (Instagram) or any other HTML links you would like us to link to.
Model: (model’s name) | (website) | (Facebook page) | (Instagram)
Brand: (brand name) | (website) | (Facebook page) | (Instagram). Only brands that currently have a partnership arrangement with DNA will be listed.
Please supply all the correct photography and credit information with your submission. We cannot guarantee that corrections will be made to the post after it has gone live. #NB: We use a third-party program to schedule Instagram posts, all care is taken to correctly tag each post, occasionally the program drops a tag. Let us know if your post is missing a tag and we will manually update it.
Did you capture behind the scenes video of your shoot? Send it in, even if it was filmed on your iPhone. We will edit it into a clip ready for social media as displayed below.
The DNA website features are about promoting you and your photography to our readers. We are here to support you. You can submit your work as frequently as you wish and if you are a new contributor we welcome your past photography, too.
All submissions are considered for online publication by the DNA team. Not all submissions are published, and not all submissions are published in the order in which they are received. Successful submissions will be responded to by email with a publishing date.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
YES, we encourage submissions of shoots that feature models from any ethnic background.
YES, we publish nudity on our website.
WILL YOU PUBLISH FULL-FRONTAL NUDITY?
YES, we can publish full-frontal nudity on our website in our Subscriber Zone. This area is locked down and only accessible to DNA members.
DOES DNA CHARGE OUR READERS TO VIEW YOUR WORK?
Unlike other male physique photography websites, we do NOT charge our readers to see your photography.
Please submit photos with no logo/s or watermarks.
PHOTO SUBMISSION TIPS
We accept submissions of male physique photography, preferably guys in swimwear or underwear. DNA readers prefer to see the following in the models: 1. Bulge. 2. Bubble butt. 3. Strong chest. 4. Big arms. 5. Armpits. 6. Eye contact. 7. Chest hair. 8. Even tan 9. Sex appeal. 10. Smile.
DNA has a large and ever-growing web and social media presence. Having your photos included on the site can give you exposure and drive a lot of traffic to your website/social media platforms. Some photo submissions lead to photographers and models being featured in the print magazine.
Only brands who have partnership arrangements with DNA will be credited in the submissions.
DEDICATED BRAND POSTS
Do you have a brand or client you want to promote? Custom Content posts are available, please refer to Custom Content for more info.
When you submit photos, your name and email address will be added to our photographer contributors list.