As I know many of you are budding photographers and almost all of you enjoy a good photograph when you see one, I wanted to share the Foam Talent Call 2012. Check out the video and click here for more info and here to enter.
Info from Foam:
The sixth edition of Foam Talent Call opened on 30 January and this year photographers can submit and upload their portfolios simply using this Facebook app on the Foam Magazine Facebook page. 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.
Springboard for young photographers
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. 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, published in Foam Magazine #32/ Talent. The editorial board will choose the portfolios according to the creative vision and concept of the series presented, amongst other criteria. Submission closes on 16 April 2012. More information can be found on our website: www.foam.org/magazine