Submissions

by becky
01.08.14

Submit a Wedding or Styled Shoot
We encourage Photographers, Event Planners, Designers, and Brides to submit their gorgeous weddings and styled shoots to Smitten Magazine for a chance to be featured in the Magazine… and/or a feature on the Smitten Blog!

When submitting via email, send to hello@smittenmagazine.com
Please address the subject line: REAL WEDDING SUBMISSION or STYLED SHOOT SUBMISSION or LIFESTYLE SUBMISSION or HOME TOUR SUBMISSION

Product Submissions
We love to review wedding related products, services and vendors. Here’s what to do! Vendors should supply a URL where we can view their products. We will contact you if we feel that your product or service would be a great fit for our readers! Thank you for your interest ahead of time!

When submitting via email, send to hello@smittenmagazine.com
Please address the subject line: PRODUCT SUBMISSION

SNAIL MAIL:

In the U.S. – Smitten Magazine, 1711 Cudaback Avenue, Suite 5492, Niagara Falls, NY 14303

In Canada – Smitten Magazine, 14 Essex Avenue, Unit 25, Thornhill, Ontario L3T 3Z1

Photo Submissions
Smitten only accepts exclusive submissions: weddings and other photo sessions that have not been published on other Blogs and/or Magazines.

We also gladly accept engagement sessions, anniversary sessions, styled and inspiration shoots, and bridal showers.

Smitten Magazine is an exclusive editorial partner with Two Bright Lights, and we recommend using this service to streamline your submission process.

Borrowed & Bleu Welcomes Submissions Through Two Bright Lights

Submission Guidelines (via email):

  • Images must be a minimum of 720 pixels wide.
  • Please no images with watermarks.
  • Please submit at least 20 images for review.
  • Detail shots are a must!
  • Must be shot within the last 18 months.
  • Please do not submit collage images.
  • Please supply a detailed Vendor list (see below) – We greatly value all vendors who participate in the weddings and styled shoots we feature!

Please Supply:

  • Bride & Grooms First and Last names
  • Event Location (Venue, City, and State)
  • Overall theme for the wedding/shoot:
  • What was one of your (bride and/or grooms) favorite moments of the day? (1-4 sentences)
  • Regarding Bride and Grooms look: {please provide the designer and where purchased}
  • Gown
  • Reception Gown (if different)
  • Earrings
  • Necklace
  • Shoes
  • Veil
  • Any additional accessories
  • Bridesmaid Attire
  • The Groom: {please provide the designer and where purchased}

Vendors: {please provide name and web link of all vendors involved with event}

  • Photographer
  • Event Planning & Design
  • Florals
  • Venue
  • Music {Ceremony and Reception}
  • Cakes & Sweets
  • Caterer
  • Makeup Artist
  • Hairstylist
  • Rentals
  • Invitations and Paper
  • Any Additional Vendors who may have been involved

EXCLUSIVITY POLICY:
Smitten Magazine is an exclusive publication. By submitting your event/shoot/feature to Smitten, you agree to honor this exclusivity policy:

  • This submission has not been submitted for publication or been published anywhere else online or in print (with the sole exception of your own blog).
  • If you do not receive an approval notice within 30 days of submission, you may certainly submit the session to other publications.
  • However, during the 30-day review period, you may not submit or publish this session on other online publications.
  • We ask for a 6-month exclusivity period after publication in our Magazine or Blog.
  • Failure to adhere to Smitten Magazines exclusivity policy may result in rejection of future submissions.

Co-Feature Policy:
We are excited to co-feature styled shoots and real weddings from our Magazine with the top Wedding Blogs in the industry.

What does this mean?   The selected Wedding Blog includes a mention that the editorial feature can be currently found in the (current) Issue of Smitten Magazine, while including the Link ( www.smittenmagazine.com/read ), and an image of that Issues Cover. We in turn spotlight and announce that Blogs feature through out all of our Social Media outlets.  This gives everyone involved lots of wonderful positive cross-exposure!
A perfect example of a co-feature we have partnered with on Burnett’s Boards HERE.