The most important competition for young photographers is now open.
Deadline: 16th April 2012
Application fee: €35
The Foam Talent Call is internationally the most important competition for young photographers. The sixth edition of Foam Talent Call opened on 30 January and this year photographers can submit their work via Facebook.
The Foam Talent issue is designed to showcase young photographers from all over the world. It is a career building platform, launching aspiring talents into the international photography industry, giving them international acclaim and recognition. A few examples of well known photographers who were showcased in the Foam Talent issue are: Mayumi Hosokura from issue #28, Benjamin Lowy from issue #24, Alexander Gronsky and Anouk Kruithof from issue #20, and Curis Mann and Pieter Hugo from issue #16.
Submission via Facebook
With over 800 submissions last year, we are excited to see how many we receive this year via Facebook. It is not necessary to have a Facebook account to enter the call. Photographers can upload their portfolios simply using this Facebook app — http://www.facebook.com/Foammagazine?sk=app_221639494588508 on the Foam Magazine Facebook page.
The Call is open to all photographers aged between 18-35 across the globe. The entrance fee is 35 euros and the competition is fierce, but 15 selected talents will receive an eight page portfolio showcasing their series along with an interview by an esteemed writer. The editorial board will choose the portfolios according to the creative vision and concept of the series presented, amongst other criteria. More information can be found here – http://www.foam.org/foam-magazine/talent