Submissions open for the 2025 Silvershotz Folio Book

This is the seventh Silvershotz Folio Book, a quality coffee table printed book.

Previous Folio books can be viewed in our Library by creating an account.

Why submit your folio to Silvershotz?

Magazines worldwide receive thousands of submissions every day; the competition is fierce. Silvershotz provides integrity and credibility to your work as a world leader in publishing contemporary photography since 2002. Silvershotz has published 100 magazines, six folio books and featured more than 700 emerging photographers and distributed 470,000 quality magazines.Use our reputation as part of your marketing.

Silvershotz strongly suggest that you become a member and use our folio review as your virtual coach to nurture, inspire and guide you on your journey to success.

The 2025 Folio book 

Silvershotz and a number of industry peers select a maximum of fifty visual artists for the Folio book. Silvershotz selects a diverse range of subjects and media types from alternative processes, mixed media, film, black and white, digital, plus 3D software creations. A Limited Edition of 1,000 quality books are printed for distribution. A total of 250 books are supplied to the photographers ( 5 each), and 250 are gifted to galleries and institutions. The balance of 500 are made available to readers across the world.

How we market you and your art

  • 250 copies are mailed FOC to galleries.
  • Each artist has 5 copies to gift.
  • 500 copies are sold to members first, then general readers.
  • A PDF of your layout is provided for promotion.
  • Instructions on how to promote the book and your work on social media in conjunction with Silvershotz.
  • A digital copy is provided in our Library.
  • A digital copy can also be purchased via Amazon.
  • A nine minute Video interview of you is posted on our Youtube and Vimeo channels. 

Submit Your folio

Follow These guidelines

  • Submit between 20 and 50 images for consideration, we then make our selection; usually between 4 and 10 images are published in the folio book. The images MUST be a cohesive themed body of work.

  • Size each image 2048pixels on the longest side. A minimum file size of 2mb for each image.

  • The image title must be in a number sequence with your name: EXAMPLE > 01_Clive_Waring. Include a detailed caption list of each image with as much information as possible.

  • Attach word docs with your artist statement, biography, education, published and exhibited works, professional affiliations plus details about your project.

  • Contact details must include your name, address (including country), telephone number and email.

  • Folio Review We strongly suggest you join our community by creating an account and purchasing a Platinum Lifetime + review for USD$177. Once we receive your folio submission a zoom meeting will be arranged to discuss your folio and provide helpful insights to increase your chance of success.

  • Important:- Silvershotz supports visual artists by paying for administration, advertising, promotion and marketing. If your submission is successful you will be asked to sign a contract and pay for design, layout and printing.