The Iowan magazine captures the character and spirit of Iowa in captivating stories that rely on powerful photography — images of people, places, and experiences throughout the state. The magazine showcases the state’s positive, vibrant, and progressive elements but does not shy away from challenging and even controversial issues. Above all, The Iowan brings readers, issue after issue, stories of working, playing, living, and exploring in Iowa — and the pictures to prove it.
The Iowan encourages freelance photographers from all areas of the state to submit samples from their professional/artistic photography portfolio. We welcome new talent of any age, work of any focus. Submit a single shot or suggest a collection for a photo essay. Overall, show us Iowa like we’ve never seen it before.