Czaplinski's photographs have appeared in "The New York Times", "TIME", "Vanity Fair", "The Washington Post", "Columbia Journalism Review", "Twój Styl", "Pani", "Viva", "Art & Business", "Polityka", "Wprost", "Kariera", "Rzeczpospolita", "Gazeta Antykwaryczna", "Przegląd Polski" and "Gazeta Wyborcza."

Besides photography he is also a journalist. Over 500 of Czaplinski's articles, from which 100 are cover stories, have been published in the US and abroad. For many years he wrote a column "Rich & Famous", published photographs and interviews of the most influential people in the world.