Between 2 April and July 2013. If you are selected, we will notify you as soon as possible.
When am I a talent?
There is a difference between 'being talented' and 'being a talent'. Being talented isn't really related to age. Irving Penn was still very talented at a very old age. Being a talent normally describes someone of a young age who has outstanding skills or abilities compared to a person of roughly the same age. In Foam Magazine we always pay attention to the work of truly talented photographers, but in our annual Talent issue we present the work of artists we consider true talents. For more information please read this blog post of our editor.
Entries will be selected by the Foam Magazine editorial team
Why is there a fee?
The €35 that we ask to enter the Foam Talent Call goes 100% towards producing future issues. We have a small, dedicated team that is passionate about photography and they devote a great deal of time into sourcing not just great work, but also the best way to present it. The proceeds from the Talent Call are used to pay for the best papers, the highest quality printing techniques, exceptional writers and creative designers. Without the financial support of initiatives like the Foam Talent Call we couldn't continue to deliver this publication that we care so much about.
Why is there an age limit?
To enter the Foam Talent Call, you should be between 18 and 35 years old, born between 1995 and 1977. The age limits set for the Talent Call have been created in order to focus once a year on a particular segment of photographers. This is for the simple reason that we are curious about how this generation of people look at the world and express themselves with a camera. For more information please read this blog post of our editor.
My ZIP-file is more than 5 MB, can I send my portfolio by post or e-mail?
No, the size of your Zip-file may not be bigger than 5 MB and you can only submit your work on www.foamtalent.com. See the terms & conditions
I would like to submit a book I made, how can I send it?
We do not except books as an entry. You can only submit your work on www.foamtalent.com. See the terms & conditions
How can I submit my work?
You can submit your work on www.foamtalent.com
I want to submit my work for the Talent Call, but I don’t have a C.V. Is it possible to enter the Call without a C.V.?
No, we only take complete submissions uploaded on www.foamtalent.com into consideration. See the terms & conditions
Should I upload 20 photos per project/ series or 20 pictures in total?
20 photos in total, 2 series.
When you say ‘a brief description (maximum one A4) of the projects/series’, do you mean one A4 per project or for both projects?
Yes, one A4 for both projects.
I’ve submitted work, but I want to change my submission, is that possible?
When is the deadline for submission?
The Talent Call will close at midnight, Pacific Standard Time, on 1 April 2013.
Can I submit my work using my artist name?
Yes but your real name also needs to be specified in the entry form.
Is there a student discount on the submission fee?