Q & A
1. About Visiting WFD
Q1：Do I need to pay for visiting WFD? Is there any discount?
A：WFD tickets are single-day ticket, valid for visiting the Wonder Foto Day and Art Book Fair. We have discount for advanced ticket and concession ticket. Concession tickets are available for students and senior visitors. Please carry credential which proves your eligibility when you enter WFD with concession ticket.
Q2： Where can I buy the tickets?
A：WFD advanced ticket can be purchased online or by the terminals in convenient stores. Regular ticket will be sold at the WFD counter during the exhibition. Information for booking ticket will be released on WFD website and FB page.
Q3： When can I visit WFD?
A：WFD is open to visitors on 3/18-3/19, from AM10:00~PM18:00. The last admission on 3/19 will be at PM17:00.
Q4：What can I do if I want to communicate with foreign exhibitors but can’t speak their language?
A：There will be English and Japanese interpreters at WDF for any language support.
2. About Exhibitor Application
Q1：How to apply for WFD? What do I do if I have questions?
A：Go to the “Register” page of r WFD website, and follow the instruction to register by either online or email.
Biography, archive or brief introduction of yourself as a photographer is recommended to be included in your application.
For further question, please contact: Serv@WonderFoto.com
Q2：Am I accepted as the exhibitor of WFD once I have done with all the application procedure?
A：Completing the application procedure does not mean acceptance to participate in WFD. All application will be juried by selection committee to decide who will be involved.
Q3：What kind of photography has better chance to be selected?
A：WFD is open to all types of photography. As long as the photographer show his or her own uniqueness or originality, any kinds of photography will be very likely to be selected.
For example, photos of Taiwan’s traditional custom might seem ordinary to local people, but new and interesting to foreigners. Photography of this kind will be relatively possible to be selected.
In addition, WFD is also open to amateur photographers. In the belief of every photographers are unique for their different experience, we are looking forward to having people of all backgrounds gathering at WFD, and bring new inspiration to one another.
Q4：How many can be selected as WFD exhibitors?
A：We have prepared 160 spaces for the exhibitors. Adjustments might be made depending on the situation.
Q5：Can several people register as a team for only one booth?
A：Yes, but the number of the summited photos during registration is still limited to five. However, the booth size might cause disadvantages for booth design and photography display if there are too many members in the team, we would still recommend photographers to register on their own.
If members from the same group or team are all selected, feel free to contact WFD to arrange your booths in the same area.
Q6：Can one person register for more than one booth?
A：Yes, but adjustments might be made depending on the situation.
Q7：If I fail the selection, does it mean my photos are not good enough?
A：We appreciate every piece of photographs we receive from the application. However, we might have too many photographs similar in content or theme, which might result in judging according to the photographer’s experience or biography.
Q8：When should I pay for the WFD entry fee?
A：You do not have to pay until you are selected as the exhibitor. Payment information will be send along with the selection result via email. The selection result will also be announced on WFD website and FB page.
Q9：What should I do after I am selected as one of the exhibitors?
A： Please pay for the entry fee. After we have done the confirmation of you payments, you can start your planning of photography display and booth design.
Q10：What is the exhibition design and schedule for WFD?
A：For the exhibition design, photographers are free to play with the exhibition format of their photography works on the 90cmX90cm table given. The idea is to have the photographers curate their own exhibition.
After the booth decoration process on 3/15, the party VIP Day will be held for the invited photographers or galleries to get to know each other.
Q11：Can I place my photography works somewhere else other than on the table?
A：As long as staying within the arranged space and not causing troubles to others, the photographers can exhibit their works in any way they like.
2. About Wonder Foto Contest
Q1：I have heard there will be a contest held during the exhibition, tell me more about it.
A：All exhibitors will be automatically enrolled as the contestants of Wonder Foto Contest. Juries will be walking around during the exhibition to make their judgement.
Q2：What is the judging criteria of Wonder Foto Contest?
A：Beside from the technical merit and the content, the judges will also pay attention to your familiarity with your own work and the creativity you have shown to “curate” your own exhibition on the 90cmX90cm table.
The jury introduction will be released onto WFD website. Take a look if you are interested.
Q3：What’s the prize for Wonder Foto Contest?
A：WFD hopes to break the convention of encouraging contestants with cash and prizes. Instead, we would like to provide more exhibition opportunities or cooperation chances with juries to the prizewinners, thus making the prize a more long-term and substantial benefit.