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Best Wedding Photography of 2012 – ISPWP 1st Place Contest Winning Images

The ISPWP holds a members-only wedding photography contest four times a year. Each contest has 20 different categories, so over the four quarterly contests that adds up to 80 First Place winners for the entire year. Here is a look back at ALL 80 1st place winning images from 2012.

NOTE: The four contests include all contests where the results were published in 2012, which includes the Winter 2011, Spring 2012, Summer 2012 and Fall 2012 contests.

Want to see more? Check out the Best Wedding Photography of the Year from prior years:
Best Wedding Photography of 2011
Best Wedding Photography of 2010

1st PLACE | ALL ABOUT LIGHT | WINTER 2011
Cliff Brunk | Cliff Brunk Photography | San Francisco, California

ALL ABOUT LIGHT

1st PLACE | BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT | WINTER 2011
Tim Fitch | Tim Fitch Photography | Madison, Wisconsin

BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT | WINTER 2011
Ed Atrero | Atrero Photography | San Diego, California

BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE PORTRAIT | WINTER 2011
Ana Correa | Ana Correa | Wedding Photography | Florianópolis, Brazil

BRIDE PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | CEREMONY | WINTER 2011
Jacques Mateos | jacques Mateos | Paris, France

CEREMONY

1st PLACE | EMOTIONAL IMPACT | WINTER 2011
Mauricio Arias | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

EMOTIONAL IMPACT

1st PLACE | ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT | WINTER 2011
Franck Boutonnet | Franck Boutonnet Photography | Paris, France

ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | FAMILY LOVE | WINTER 2011
Virginia Gimeno | Tag Fotografia | Madrid, Spain

FAMILY LOVE

1st PLACE | FIRST DANCE | WINTER 2011
Liliya Gorlanova | Liliya Gorlanova | Moscow, Russia

FIRST DANCE

1st PLACE | FRAMING THE SUBJECT | WINTER 2011
Mauricio Arias | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

FRAMING THE SUBJECT

1st PLACE | GETTING READY | WINTER 2011
Mauricio Arias | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

GETTING READY

1st PLACE | HUMOR | WINTER 2011
Erin Chrisman | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

HUMOR

1st PLACE | KIDS WILL BE KIDS | WINTER 2011
Ben Chrisman | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

KIDS WILL BE KIDS

1st PLACE | MOVEMENT AND MOTION | WINTER 2011
Eunice Montenegro | Eunice Montenegro Photography | Halifax, Nova Scotia

MOVEMENT AND MOTION

1st PLACE | PURE ART | WINTER 2011
Sol Tamargo | del Sol Photography | Playa del Carmen, Mexico

PURE ART

1st PLACE | RECEPTION | WINTER 2011
Ben Chrisman | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

RECEPTION

1st PLACE | THE DECISIVE MOMENT | WINTER 2011
Caroline Robert | Caroline + Ben Photography | Austin, Texas

THE DECISIVE MOMENT

1st PLACE | THE WEDDING DRESS | WINTER 2011
Stephen Loh | Lyrical Moments Photography | Singapore

THE WEDDING DRESS

1st PLACE | VENUE/LOCATION | WINTER 2011
Vinicius Matos | La Foto | Belo Horizonte, Brazil

VENUE/LOCATION

1st PLACE | WEDDING DETAILS | WINTER 2011
Alexandre Araujo | Alexandre Araujo | São Luís, Brazil

WEDDING DETAILS

1st PLACE | ALL ABOUT LIGHT | SPRING 2012
Alessandro Baglioni | Alessandro Baglioni Photographer | Florence, Italy

ALL ABOUT LIGHT

1st PLACE | BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT | SPRING 2012
Matt Theilen | Theilen Photography | Lake Tahoe, California

BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT | SPRING 2012
Freddy Ku | ClaudiaPhoto | Cancun, Riviera Maya, Mexico

BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE PORTRAIT | SPRING 2012
Galina Nabatnikova | GRANINPHOTO.RU | Moscow, Russia

BRIDE PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | CEREMONY | SPRING 2012
Alexandre Borges | AleBorges Fotografia | São Paulo, Brazil

CEREMONY

1st PLACE | EMOTIONAL IMPACT | SPRING 2012
Raphael Oglaza | Raphael Oglaza Photography | Szczecin, Poland

EMOTIONAL IMPACT

1st PLACE | ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT | SPRING 2012
Juan Jose Euan | del Sol Photography | Playa del Carmen, Mexico

ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | FAMILY LOVE | SPRING 2012
Brian Callaway | Callaway Gable | Los Angeles, California

FAMILY LOVE

1st PLACE | FIRST DANCE | SPRING 2012
Virginia Gimeno | Tag Fotografia | Madrid, Spain

FIRST DANCE

1st PLACE | FRAMING THE SUBJECT | SPRING 2012
Jenni Ashton | Ulysses Photography | Lower Hudson Valley, New York

FRAMING THE SUBJECT

1st PLACE | GETTING READY | SPRING 2012
Jocemar Voss Kovacs | JVKovacs Photo Art | Florianópolis, Brasil

GETTING READY

1st PLACE | HUMOR | SPRING 2012
Virginia Gimeno | Tag Fotografia | Madrid, Spain

HUMOR

1st PLACE | KIDS WILL BE KIDS | SPRING 2012
Ned Mansour | Beautifoto | Montreal, Quebec

KIDS WILL BE KIDS

1st PLACE | MOVEMENT AND MOTION | SPRING 2012
Cristiano Ostinelli | cristiano ostinelli photographer | Milano, Italy

MOVEMENT AND MOTION

1st PLACE | PURE ART | SPRING 2012
Daniel Stark | Stark Photography | Portland, Oregon

PURE ART

1st PLACE | RECEPTION | SPRING 2012
Ray Soemarsono | Apertura | Los Angeles, California

RECEPTION

1st PLACE | THE DECISIVE MOMENT | SPRING 2012
Erik Clausen | Erik Clausen | San Francisco, California

THE DECISIVE MOMENT

1st PLACE | THE WEDDING DRESS | SPRING 2012
Graham Scobey | Scobey Photography | Atlanta, Georgia

THE WEDDING DRESS

1st PLACE | VENUE/LOCATION | SPRING 2012
Marco Schwarz | schwarzbild | Frankfurt, Germany

VENUE/LOCATION

1st PLACE | WEDDING DETAILS | SPRING 2012
Daniele Vertelli | Daniele Vertelli Photographer | Florence, Italy

WEDDING DETAILS

1st PLACE | ALL ABOUT LIGHT | SUMMER 2012
Sigit Prasetio | THEUPPERMOST PHOTOGRAPHY | Jakarta, Indonesia

ALL ABOUT LIGHT

1st PLACE | BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT | SUMMER 2012
Fer Juaristi | ferjuaristi photographer | Riviera Maya, Mexico

BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT | SUMMER 2012
Erwin Darmali | Apertura | Los Angeles, California

BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE PORTRAIT | SUMMER 2012
Fernando Garcia | Fernando Garcia Photography | Mexico

BRIDE PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | CEREMONY | SUMMER 2012
Steven Young | STAK Photography | New York, NY

CEREMONY

1st PLACE | EMOTIONAL IMPACT | SUMMER 2012
Andrea Corsi | Andrea Corsi Photographer | Florence, Italy

EMOTIONAL IMPACT

1st PLACE | ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT | SUMMER 2012
Joseph Gidjunis | JPG Photography | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | FAMILY LOVE | SUMMER 2012
Raymond Phang | Raymond Phang Photography | Singapore

FAMILY LOVE

1st PLACE | FIRST DANCE | SUMMER 2012
Erwin Darmali | Apertura | Los Angeles, California

FIRST DANCE

1st PLACE | FRAMING THE SUBJECT | SUMMER 2012
Matt Theilen | Theilen Photography | Lake Tahoe, California

FRAMING THE SUBJECT

1st PLACE | GETTING READY | SUMMER 2012
Veli Yanto | Veli Photography | Bali, Indonesia

GETTING READY

1st PLACE | HUMOR | SUMMER 2012
Michal Barteczko | Ela & Michal Barteczko | Katowice, Poland

HUMOR

1st PLACE | KIDS WILL BE KIDS | SUMMER 2012
Liesl Shults | Liesl Diesel Photo | Chicago, Illinois

KIDS WILL BE KIDS

1st PLACE | MOVEMENT AND MOTION | SUMMER 2012
Susana Barbera | Susana Barberá LOVE Photography | Cadiz, Spain

MOVEMENT AND MOTION

1st PLACE | PURE ART | SUMMER 2012
Daniel Kudish | davina + daniel | Montreal, Quebec

PURE ART

1st PLACE | RECEPTION | SUMMER 2012
Katja Schuenemann | Katja Schünemann Photography | Nuremberg, Germany

RECEPTION

1st PLACE | THE DECISIVE MOMENT | SUMMER 2012
Gonzalo Nunez | Gonzalo Nunez Photography | Playa del Carmen, Mexico

THE DECISIVE MOMENT

1st PLACE | THE WEDDING DRESS | SUMMER 2012
Stela Zaharieva | Stela Zaharieva Photography | Detroit, Michigan

THE WEDDING DRESS

1st PLACE | VENUE/LOCATION | SUMMER 2012
Veli Yanto | Veli Photography | Bali, Indonesia

VENUE/LOCATION

1st PLACE | WEDDING DETAILS | SUMMER 2012
Susana Barbera | Susana Barberá LOVE Photography | Cadiz, Spain

WEDDING DETAILS

1st PLACE | ALL ABOUT LIGHT | FALL 2012
Brandon Wong | Brandon Wong Photography | Los Angeles, California

ALL ABOUT LIGHT

1st PLACE | BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT | FALL 2012
Jamieson Dean | Jamieson Dean Photography | Toronto, Ontario

BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT | FALL 2012
Ben Chrisman | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE PORTRAIT | FALL 2012
Davina Palik | davina + daniel | Montreal, Quebec

BRIDE PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | CEREMONY | FALL 2012
Derrick Ong | Derrick Ong Photography | Singapore

CEREMONY

1st PLACE | EMOTIONAL IMPACT | FALL 2012
Cristiano Ostinelli | cristiano ostinelli photographer | Milan, Italy

EMOTIONAL IMPACT

1st PLACE | ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT | FALL 2012
Aaron Waggoner | Lifetime Photography | Fort Wayne, Indiana

ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | FAMILY LOVE | FALL 2012
Vinicius Matos | La Foto | Belo Horizonte, Brazil

FAMILY LOVE

1st PLACE | FIRST DANCE | FALL 2012
Jessica Stout | Stout Photography | Sacramento, California

FIRST DANCE

1st PLACE | FRAMING THE SUBJECT | FALL 2012
Derrick Ong | Derrick Ong Photography | Singapore

FRAMING THE SUBJECT

1st PLACE | GETTING READY | FALL 2012
Dennis Berti | Dennis Berti | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

GETTING READY

1st PLACE | HUMOR | FALL 2012
Matt Adcock | del Sol Photography | Playa del Carmen, Mexico

HUMOR

1st PLACE | KIDS WILL BE KIDS | FALL 2012
Philip Stephenson | Stephenson Imagery | Paris, France

KIDS WILL BE KIDS

1st PLACE | MOVEMENT AND MOTION | FALL 2012
Virginia Gimeno | Tag Fotografia | Madrid, Spain

MOVEMENT AND MOTION

1st PLACE | PURE ART | FALL 2012
Fernando Garcia | Fernando Garcia Photography | Mexico

PURE ART

1st PLACE | RECEPTION | FALL 2012
Christophe Viseux | Christophe Wedding Photo | Paris, France

RECEPTION

1st PLACE | THE DECISIVE MOMENT | FALL 2012
Jessica Stout | Stout Photography | Sacramento, California

THE DECISIVE MOMENT

1st PLACE | THE WEDDING DRESS | FALL 2012
Marcelo Schmoeller | Marcelo Schmoeller Fotografias | Florianópolis, Brasil

THE WEDDING DRESS

1st PLACE | VENUE OR LOCATION | FALL 2012
Matt Adcock | del Sol Photography | Playa del Carmen, Mexico

VENUE OR LOCATION

1st PLACE | WEDDING DETAILS | FALL 2012
Jason Kaczorowski | Jason Kaczorowski Photography | Chicago, Illinois

WEDDING DETAILS

Want to see more? Check out the Best Wedding Photography of the Year from prior years:
Best Wedding Photography of 2011
Best Wedding Photography of 2010

View all of the ISPWP Wedding Contest Results
Find an ISPWP Member Photographer in your area

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  1. All of you guys are best of the best! So talented! Admire every photograph!

  2. Pinar Demirkan says:

    Great photos and compositions

  3. Jessica says:

    WoW! So many great photos!

  4. romain says:

    Remarquable !

  5. Thomas says:

    Wonderful and creative photography! Movement and Motion is my favorite.

  6. Ken Tan says:

    Every single image is breath-taking!!!

  7. Holland says:

    This is so inspiring as a wedding photographer from holland, started Forevering studios and these pics I admire!

  8. Exelentes imagenes e inspiradoras….

  9. Luis Jurado says:

    Enhorabuena a todos los premiados. Una selección increíble y magnífica fuente de inspiración.

  10. Cristiane Chevarria says:

    Todas fotos muito lindas! Muita emoção transmitida em cada uma delas…

  11. WeddingPinit says:

    best feeling all photography

  12. Mazhar says:

    What a inspiration am impress really :)

  13. Aki says:

    Wow! Those all are awesome!

  14. Artur says:

    Amazing photos!

  15. Superb, what a weblog it is! This website presents valuable data to us, keep it up.

  16. Peter says:

    Amazing imagery!! very inspirational!

  17. yashi says:

    amazing wedding pics..

  18. Dennior says:

    very beautiful wedding photos

  19. Michael says:

    I come to ISPWP a few times a week to appreciate the artists here. I love the photographers on this site, always inspirational!! Great pics.

  20. Some great photos with fantastic emotion especially with the black & White photos.

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