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Why the Best Wedding Photographers are ISPWP Members

The International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP) is a rarity among wedding photography organizations. Photographers cannot simply buy an ISPWP membership, they have to earn it.

Our requirements are experience, talent, and professionalism. To be accepted, a photographer must have shot at least 50 weddings, submit their portfolio for review, agree to operate under the ISPWP Code of Conduct, and have an ISPWP Sponsor or four references. And THEN they have to be voted in by current members.

In short, when you hire an ISPWP Photographer, you are hiring a talented veteran with a track record, peer recognition, and a passion for creating heirloom images of your wedding.

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The ISPWP has the strictist membership criteria of any wedding photographer organization. Each member must be a veteran of at least 50 weddings, submit a portfolio for review, be sponsored by an existing member or provide 4 references, and agree to operate by our Code of Conduct. Each application is voted on by current ISPWP members.

Testimonials
Lukas Bezila, Vienna, Austria

Dear Lukas, we’ve just seen the pictures from our wedding and are moved to tears. So many emotions, so many moments getting alive in your pictures. Thank you so much!

Barbara & Martin

Debra Zeller, San Francisco, California

"Flipping through our old wedding photos made us reminisce about Debra Zeller and her magical photographic touch. Debra took care of us for both our engagement session and also our wedding. She handled both events with aplomb. She is friendly, easy going, and perceptive.

We couldn't be more pleased with how our photos turned out. They definitely captured the moment. We trusted Debra to pick backgrounds and scenes without suggesting much. It was the right decision because we were in good hands. So many have complimented the photos and backdrops, and especially how unique they were.

Definitely recommended with our highest opinion.
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Fernando Longen, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Fernando é um profissional altamente qualificado. Comprometido com seus clientes. Criativo e habilidoso, sua fotografia é uma verdadeira arte! Amamos todas as fotos e foi muito difícil finalizar o álbum por conta da quantidade de fotos fantásticas que ele registrou. Atendeu e até antecipou todos os prazos estabelecidos em contrato. Super recomendo!

Fernando Longen, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

São tantos detalhes, tanta coisa para resolver antes do casamento e no grande dia nada pode dar errado, daí a importância na escolha do profissional que acompanhará e registrará esse grande momento de nossas vidas. Falar do Fernando é fácil. Grande profissional, dedicado, comprometido e de um olhar único sobre o que tem em volta, as cenas e os detalhes. Ficamos muitos felizes com o resultado do seu trabalho e o quanto abrilhantou desde o ensaio, making of da noiva, cerimônia e a festa do nosso casamento.

Fernando Longen, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

O profissional do qual estamos falando é indescritível. Uma pessoa maravilhosa, profissional perfeito com muitas ideias legais para aperfeiçoar cada dia mais seu trabalho. Eu e meu marido fizemos com ele 3 ensaios fotográficos além da data do casamento. Obtivemos 3 álbuns fotográficos magníficos. Indico sempre. Ótimo profissional e acima de tudo uma pessoa maravilhosa de se trabalhar.

Fernando Longen, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

O trabalho do Fernando Longen foi do início ao fim de extremo profissionalismo e nos surpreendeu positivamente em todos os momentos, desde as primeiras fotos do ensaio pré casamento soube nos deixar a vontade resultando em fotos descontraídas desde o início, foi extremamente flexível em aguardar o dia que conseguíssemos o nosso tão esperado pôr-do-sol, e o resultado foi maravilhoso, graças a dedicação de Fernando sempre. No making of registrou tudo até os detalhes que não percebemos, e por fim no casamento, cada sentimento, cada sorriso, cada minuto está claramente evidenciado em todas as fotos que já recebemos eficientemente logo após o casamento, resumindo, só temos a agradecer e parabenizar!

James McCoy, Charleston, South Carolina

James photographed our rehearsal dinner, wedding, and day-after brunch and we are so thrilled with his work. James was flexible and easy to work with before the wedding, and he was an absolute joy to be with the wedding day (and weekend). He's relaxed, funny, professional, and he kept us on schedule without ever making us feel rushed or stressed. He also showed up early and stayed late. And, of course, our photos are gorgeous.

Rinke Heederik, Soest, Netherlands

WAUW wat zitten er mooie foto's tussen. Bedankt Rinke! - Leon & Denise

Jesse La Plante, Denver, Colorado

"We met Jesse and Moira at a Bridal Show about a year before our wedding. If you've been to a bridal show you know there are tons of photographers all wanting you to book with them. My husband and I talked to several. They handed us their brochures and shuffled us along not wanting to miss potential business walking by. None of them stood out, they all blended together and none made us feel good.

Then we met Jesse and Moira! We were first in awe of the amazing photography hanging in their booth. Their photos stood out! They were different in a great way! After talking to Moira for a few minutes I knew they were different. They didn't try to shuffle us along, they answered our questions, told us a little about their background and how it helps them in photography. Meeting them was sort of like finding "the dress". We knew they were it!

I was impressed with Jesse and Moira's planning leading up to the wedding. We met so we could tell them about a few wedding day surprises that we wanted captured. Jesse and Moira worked up a timeline and scouted the venue for great places to photograph. Moira called me with a few follow-up questions to make sure everything was perfect.

The day of the wedding was perfect. Moira and Jesse were in the background and captured the day perfectly. They didn't miss a thing and the images are beautiful candid reminders of our day. It's been three months since our wedding and I look at our pictures daily! They are beautiful!

I can't say enough good things about Jesse and Moira and would highly recommend them!"

~Kendra & Heath

Shayne Bampton, Kingston Ontario

Iʼm really not sure we could have had more fun with a wedding photographer than we did with you!

Your personality fit perfectly with our kind of style,you were a breeze to work with and so much fun to be around. You captured all the moments, random, important, candid, and posed with an edge and artistic beauty.

Thank you for so vividly bringing our memories to life, itʼs a gift we will always appreciate!

- Rayna and Andrew
Aug 23 2014