'post', 'enctype' => Zend_Form::ENCTYPE_MULTIPART, 'elements' => array( 'picture' => array('file', array( 'destination' => '../media/tmp/', )), 'submit' => array('submit'), ) )); if ($this->getRequest()->isPost()) { $form->isValid($_POST); } $this->view->form = $form; } } // In the View script : // print $this->form; // Output after validation: //