Find answers to frequently asked questions here.  If your questions has not been answered below, please email us at info@foodphotofestival.com

When and where is the FOODPHOTO FESTIVAL?

The FOODPHOTO FESTIVAL  takes place from 4 - 7 June 2019 at the Old Theatre, Vejle, Denmark.

Banegårdspladsen 4, 7100 Vejle

Workshops will take place on 4-5 June and will be at different locations around Vejle.
6-7 June will be filled with a program of Conferences, Portfolio Reviews, PechaKuchas, Shared Experiences, Network Dinners and Festival Bar.
The Screening (FOODPHOTO on stage), Award Ceremony and Award Party will be on the Friday night 7 June and not to be missed!



When and where is the FOODPHOTO Art Exhibition?

The main exhibition will take place at the Old Theatre, Vejle, Denmark from 5 - 30 June.

Banegårdspladsen 4, 7100 Vejle

For the next 2 years the exhibition might travel to other locations. Images are also published in an exhibition catalog.

Photos will always been shown crediting the photographer.

How can I be a part of the Festival?

There are different ways to participate in the festival ...

Participate in the FOODPHOTO ART EXHIBITION.  Submissions closed 15 February 2019

Participate in Workshops. See more information here.

Participate in the FOODPHOTO FESTIVAL buying a Festival Ticket. See more information here.


When will I know if my work will be shown in the FOODPHOTO ART EXHIBITION??

If you have submitted your work, you will be contacted by 15 March 2019 to let you know if your submissions will be showed in the exhibition or in the screening.

How many people get chosen to be featured in the Festival?

About 20 photographers will be selected for the printed exhibition. Costs for printing, framing, hanging the images and the listing in the "hall of fame" at our website are covered by the FOODPHOTO FESTIVAL.

About 50 photographers will be selected for the screenings. Costs for video editing, music and projecting are covered. Photographer get listed in the "hall of fame" at the festival website.

See previous photographers at Hall of Fame.

How long will my work be in the public eye for?

The images of the selected photographers will be exhibited at the FOODPHOTO ART EXHBITION in Vejle, Denmark 5-30th of June 2019 either in the exhibition and/or in the screening. For the next 2 years the exhibition might travel to other locations. Images are also published in an exhibition catalog.


What happens if I have bought my Festival Ticket and then find out that my work has been chosen for the exhibition?

If you have already purchased your Festival Ticket and your work had been chosen for the printed exhibition, a full refund will be given.

If you have already purchased your Festival Ticket and your work has been chosen for the Screenings, the 20% discount you are owed will be refunded to you (only in the case of non discounted tickets)

Can I use more than one discount code at checkout?

No, discounts are not stackable.

How can I pay for tickets?

Tickets for the Festival will be up from the 6th of March.

Payment for tickets can be done via PayPal PayPal.Me/foodphotofestival  or a bank transfer to: 

Bank: Triodos bank NV C/Jose Echegaray, 5 28230 Las Rozas de Madrid, Spain

Account owner address: FOODPHOTO FESTIVAL S.L. C/ Castellot, 9, 08870 GARRAF/BARCELONA

Charges:  Please transfer the amount of "Order Total" in EURO currency

BIC:   TRIOESMMXXX             

IBAN: ES 54 1491 0001 22 3000109077

What is a workshop?

Experts in the field of Food Photography and Styling will be offering workshops on a variety of topics. These 3 hours hands-on learning sessions can be booked with the Festival Ticket with a discount or separately. Workshops will be held in a set up studio or on location.

How much do workshops cost?

240€ per workshop half day
150€ per workshop half day when you also buy a Festival Ticket
VAT included

What are portfolio reviews?

Portfolio reviews give you the chance to meet 1 on 1 with art directors, publishers, art buyers and editors from different countries and discuss your work. Bookings can be done at the information desk.

The Old Theater
Banegårdspladsen 4
7100 Vejle, Denmark
Information desk in main entrance (open 4-7 JUNE 8-18 hours)

See portfolio reviewers for FPF2019 here.

When will the 2019 Portfolio Reviewers be announced and to be booked?

Announcements for the 2019 Portfolio Reviewers will be staggered over the coming months, with the final list being published a couple of weeks before the Festival begins.

Bookings can be done at the information desk on arrival. Please note ONLY for participants with Festival Ticket. We limit each inscription to 4 appointments of 10-15 minutes with the reviewers of your choice if possible.

Am I guaranteed to see the reviewers I want?

No guarantees. We do not know how many people will be interested in seeing which reviewer upfront. We will try to even out the bookings to the best of our capacity to have everyone see as much reviewers of their choice.

What is the difference between Conferences and Pechakuchas?

Conferences will be give by experts in the field of Food Photography and Food Styling on a variety of topics whereas Pechakuchas are 20 minute presentations given by festival participants.

See here for me information.

What is a Shared Experience?

Shared Experiences consist of around 6 professionals discussing their projects related to Food Photography or Styling and learn from each other. There will be a moderator present to guide the discussion during this 1 hour session.

Bookings can be done at the registration desk at the Festival itself. Participation in Shared Experiences is only possible with Festival Ticket.

How do I go to a Network Dinner?

There will be Network Dinners with pre-bookings on the 5th, 6th and 7th of June, each in a different restaurant in Vejle. Each dinner varies in price and menu. They are only available with a Festival Ticket.

Tickets for these network dinners are limited and will be available to purchase on the website starting 6th of March here

A "walk-in" network dinner is organized on the 4th of June from 19h in Restaurant STREETFOOD.

What happens at FOODPHOTO on Stage?

FOODPHOTO on stage happens at the Scenen room on the second floor of the Torvehallern Festival hotel on the evening of 7 June, the final day of the festival.  Here we will highlight the work of the nominated photographers in a screening and an award ceremony will take place.

The event is for FOODPHOTO FESTIVAL participants but additional tickets will be available for the general public, family and friends.

Is the Afterparty included in my ticket?

FOODPHOTO on stage and Award party are both included in your Festival Ticket.

This ticket allows for 2 free drinks per person.

Where is the Festival BAR?

On the 5 June, Conrads Bar will open from 21h -  for participants to get to know each other and mingle.

Søndergade 14, 7100 Vejle

On the 6 June, M.i. Bar will open from 21h (after the Festival network dinner in Madindustrien - same address) for participants to get to know each other a little bit more.

DÆMNINGEN 42 B, 7100 Vejle

How do I get to Vejle?

Please see how to get there.

Where shall I stay for the duration of the festival?

Please see here for hotels in Vejle that we recommend.

For other options, please check normal booking channels to find accommodation to your liking in and around Vejle.

What happens if I am suddenly unable to attend the Festival?

Cancellations have to be done in writing to info@foodphotofestival.com.

For a full refund, cancellation must be made until 1 month prior to the event. A 20€ handling fee will be substracted from the refund; Paypal fees will not be refunded. 50% refund up until 2 weeks prior to the event, except fees. No refund will be done less than 2 weeks prior to the event.