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Photo Submissions

Every year North Dakota Horizons magazine publishes a calendar showcasing the state’s scenic beauty. It is published in the spring of each preceding year. The calendar is sold throughout the country through a national  distributor, in addition to state gift shops and bookstores and online at A number of North Dakota businesses also purchase bulk quantities of the calendar with an imprint of their logos to give as gifts to employees, customers or clients. Selection of Photographers: The featured photographers will vary each year. The work of one or more photographer will be chosen, depending on each year’s selection of photographs.

Selection of Photos:

• Scenic, outdoor photos taken in North Dakota are selected for each monthly page and the front cover. • The entire calendar must offer a regional balance of photos that feature the state’s four seasons. • Photos of broken down or abandoned buildings or outdated farm machinery will not be considered. Image Resolution and

Quality Requirements:

• Digital images must be at least 300 dpi at 12” x 12”. • Prints and slides are discouraged, but may be considered in special circumstances.

Image Transfer Methods for Submissions: • Submit images by mail on a CD. Identify each image with your name and photo location  (i.e. Smith – North of Medora).                     Mail CDs to:          North Dakota Horizons, P.O. Box 1091, Bismarck, ND 58502

•  Upload high-resolution images on Flickr at  Tag all photos with ‘HorizonsCalendar2024’. Please add the photo location.


Images must be received by December 31 of the preceding year for consideration. Those not selected may be held and considered for a future year.


North Dakota Horizons will pay $200 for each image upon its selection. The terms will be for one-time use, as well as for any promotional or publicity use for calendar marketing. A feature story about the selected photographers will appear in the fall issue of North Dakota Horizons, and a photo and a short biography will be printed on the back cover of the calendar.

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Editor, North Dakota Horizons
PO Box 1091
Bismarck, ND 58502
United States of America

P: 866-462-0744


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