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Best Wedding Photography of 2013 – 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 2013.

NOTE: The four contests include all contests where the results were published in 2013, which includes the Winter 2012, Spring 2013, Summer 2013 and Fall 2013 contests.

Want to see more? Check out the Best Wedding Photography of the Year from prior years:
Best Wedding Photography of 2012
Best Wedding Photography of 2011
Best Wedding Photography of 2010

1st PLACE | ALL ABOUT LIGHT | WINTER 2012
Pedro Damian | Pedro Damian | Dallas, Texas

ALL ABOUT LIGHT

1st PLACE | BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT | WINTER 2012
Kelly Redinger | Kelly Redinger | Photographer | Edmonton, Alberta

BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT

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

BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE PORTRAIT | WINTER 2012
Erin Chrisman | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

BRIDE PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | CEREMONY | WINTER 2012
Marcel Siegle | Marcel & Meher Siegle Photography | San Francisco, California

CEREMONY

1st PLACE | EMOTIONAL IMPACT | WINTER 2012
Kathryn Krueger | Kathryn Krueger Photography | Waco, Texas

EMOTIONAL IMPACT

1st PLACE | ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT | WINTER 2012
Dmitry Fedotov | Dmitry & Victoria Fedotov Photography | Moscow, Russia

ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | FAMILY LOVE | WINTER 2012
Marco Schwarz | schwarzbild | Frankfurt, Germany

FAMILY LOVE

1st PLACE | FIRST DANCE | WINTER 2012
Dave Getzschman | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

FIRST DANCE

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

FRAMING THE SUBJECT

1st PLACE | GETTING READY | WINTER 2012
Raman El Atiaoui | raman-weddings | Frankfurt, Germany

GETTING READY

1st PLACE | HUMOR | WINTER 2012
Magda Kujbida | Bartek & Magda | Montreal, Quebec

HUMOR

1st PLACE | KIDS WILL BE KIDS | WINTER 2012
Cristiano Ostinelli | cristiano ostinelli photographer | Milan, Italy

KIDS WILL BE KIDS

1st PLACE | MOVEMENT AND MOTION | WINTER 2012
Meher Siegle | Marcel & Meher Siegle Photography | San Francisco, California

MOVEMENT AND MOTION

1st PLACE | PURE ART | WINTER 2012
Kai Fritze | Kajul Photography | Frankfurt, Germany

PURE ART

1st PLACE | RECEPTION | WINTER 2012
Kevin Mullins | Kevin Mullins Photography | Gloucester, United Kingdom

RECEPTION

1st PLACE | THE DECISIVE MOMENT | WINTER 2012
Daniel Kudish | davina + daniel | Montreal, Quebec

THE DECISIVE MOMENT

1st PLACE | THE WEDDING DRESS | WINTER 2012
Daniel Ribeiro | Estudiod | Aveiro, Portugal

THE WEDDING DRESS

1st PLACE | VENUE OR LOCATION | WINTER 2012
Anastasia Arrigo | Foto Arrigo | Zürich, Switzerland

VENUE OR LOCATION

1st PLACE | WEDDING DETAILS | WINTER 2012
Hendra Lesmana | Hendra Lesmana | Jakarta, Indonesia

WEDDING DETAILS

1st PLACE | ALL ABOUT LIGHT | SPRING 2013
Kai Fritze | Kajul Photography | Frankfurt, Germany

ALL ABOUT LIGHT

1st PLACE | BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT | SPRING 2013
Cole Kor | 2 of us photography | Singapore

BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT | SPRING 2013
Alexander Hahn | Alexander Hahn – Emotional Photography | Hanover, Germany

BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE PORTRAIT | SPRING 2013
Elizabeth Lloyd | Elizabeth Lloyd Photography | New York, New York

BRIDE PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | CEREMONY | SPRING 2013
Cole Kor | 2 of us photography | Singapore

CEREMONY

1st PLACE | EMOTIONAL IMPACT | SPRING 2013
Sasha Leahovcenco | You+We Photography | San Francisco, California

EMOTIONAL IMPACT

1st PLACE | ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT | SPRING 2013
Yixin Wang | Andreas Kronauer – Destination Wedding Photography | Frankfurt, Germany

ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | FAMILY LOVE | SPRING 2013
Pedro Damian | pedro damian | Dallas Fort Worth, Texas

FAMILY LOVE

1st PLACE | FIRST DANCE | SPRING 2013
Dan Salvo | Dazzle Photography | Wilmington, Delaware

FIRST DANCE

1st PLACE | FRAMING THE SUBJECT | SPRING 2013
Cole Kor | 2 of us photography | Singapore

FRAMING THE SUBJECT

1st PLACE | GETTING READY | SPRING 2013
Rafa Ibanez | Rafa Ibáñez Photographer | Monterrey, Mexico

GETTING READY

1st PLACE | HUMOR | SPRING 2013
Irina Lackmann | Irina Lackmann Photography | Munich, Germany

HUMOR

1st PLACE | KIDS WILL BE KIDS | SPRING 2013
Ed Clayton | Ed Clayton Photography | United Kingdom

KIDS WILL BE KIDS

1st PLACE | MOVEMENT AND MOTION | SPRING 2013
Marius Barbulescu | Marius Barbulescu Photography | Bucharest, Romania

MOVEMENT AND MOTION

1st PLACE | PURE ART | SPRING 2013
Chris Stewart | Abby Photography | Kelowna, British Columbia

PURE ART

1st PLACE | RECEPTION | SPRING 2013
Marcel Siegle | Marcel & Meher Siegle Photography | San Francisco, California

RECEPTION

1st PLACE | THE DECISIVE MOMENT | SPRING 2013
Andrea Corsi | Andrea Corsi Photographer | Florence, Italy

THE DECISIVE MOMENT

1st PLACE | THE WEDDING DRESS | SPRING 2013
Brian Callaway | Callaway Gable | Los Angeles, California

THE WEDDING DRESS

1st PLACE | VENUE OR LOCATION | SPRING 2013
Vinicius Matos | La Foto | Belo Horizonte, Brazil

VENUE OR LOCATION

1st PLACE | WEDDING DETAILS | SPRING 2013
Andreas Pollok | Pollok Pictures – Fine Art Wedding Photography | Heidelberg, Germany

WEDDING DETAILS

1st PLACE | ALL ABOUT LIGHT | SUMMER 2013
Guangyi Sun | Yily Wedding Photography Studio | Tianjin, China

ALL ABOUT LIGHT

1st PLACE | BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT | SUMMER 2013
Christophe Viseux | Christophe Wedding Photo | Paris, France

BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT | SUMMER 2013
Tatyana Chaiko | Tatyana Chaiko | Odessa, Ukraine

BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE PORTRAIT | SUMMER 2013
Martin Sedacca | Martin Sedacca Photographer | Buenos Aires, Argentina

BRIDE PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | CEREMONY | SUMMER 2013
Ben Chrisman | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

CEREMONY

1st PLACE | EMOTIONAL IMPACT | SUMMER 2013
David Butler II | Butler Photography | Hartford, Connecticut

EMOTIONAL IMPACT

1st PLACE | ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT | SUMMER 2013
Marcelo Schmoeller | Marcelo Schmoeller Fotografias | Florianópolis, Brasil

ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | FAMILY LOVE | SUMMER 2013
Fernando Azevedo | Fernando J Azevedo | Oporto, Portugal

FAMILY LOVE

1st PLACE | FIRST DANCE | SUMMER 2013
Erin Chrisman | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

FIRST DANCE

1st PLACE | FRAMING THE SUBJECT | SUMMER 2013
Sigit Prasetio | THEUPPERMOST PHOTOGRAPHY | Jakarta, Indonesia

FRAMING THE SUBJECT

1st PLACE | GETTING READY | SUMMER 2013
Juan Euan | del Sol Photography | Playa del Carmen, Mexico

GETTING READY

1st PLACE | HUMOR | SUMMER 2013
Erin Chrisman | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

HUMOR

1st PLACE | KIDS WILL BE KIDS | SUMMER 2013
Danny Dong | Danny Dong Photography | San Francisco, California

KIDS WILL BE KIDS

1st PLACE | MOVEMENT AND MOTION | SUMMER 2013
Yana Zharintsova | Yana Zharintsova | Saint-Petersburg, Russia

MOVEMENT AND MOTION

1st PLACE | PURE ART | SUMMER 2013
Guangyi Sun | Yily Wedding Photography Studio | Tianjin, China

PURE ART

1st PLACE | RECEPTION | SUMMER 2013
Steve Koo | Steve Koo Photography | Chicago, Illinois

RECEPTION

1st PLACE | THE DECISIVE MOMENT | SUMMER 2013
Massimo Simula | Massimo Simula | Milan, Italy

THE DECISIVE MOMENT

1st PLACE | THE WEDDING DRESS | SUMMER 2013
Emin Kuliyev | Emin Wedding Photography | New York, New York

THE WEDDING DRESS

1st PLACE | VENUE OR LOCATION | SUMMER 2013
Philippe Wiget | Philippe Wiget Photography | Zurich, Switzerland

VENUE OR LOCATION

1st PLACE | WEDDING DETAILS | SUMMER 2013
Tatyana Chaiko | Tatyana Chaiko | Odessa, Ukraine

WEDDING DETAILS

1st PLACE | ALL ABOUT LIGHT | FALL 2013
Elisha Stewart | Abby Photography | Kelowna, British Columbia

ALL ABOUT LIGHT

1st PLACE | BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT | FALL 2013
Jesus Vecino Dominguez | Flor de Naranja Photography | Asturias, Spain

BRIDAL PARTY PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT | FALL 2013
Yaniv Sofer | Yaniv Sofer Photography | Tel Aviv, Israel

BRIDE AND GROOM PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | BRIDE PORTRAIT | FALL 2013
Dmitri Offergeld | Dmitri Offergeld | Lahaina, Hawaii

BRIDE PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | CEREMONY | FALL 2013
Jacklyn Greenberg | JAGstudios | New York City, New York

CEREMONY

1st PLACE | EMOTIONAL IMPACT | FALL 2013
Jacques Mateos | jacques Mateos | Paris, France

EMOTIONAL IMPACT

1st PLACE | ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT | FALL 2013
Raymond Phang | Raymond Phang Photography | Singapore

ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT

1st PLACE | FAMILY LOVE | FALL 2013
Philippe Swiggers | Philippe Swiggers Photography | Brussels, Belgium

FAMILY LOVE

1st PLACE | FIRST DANCE | FALL 2013
Daniel Sheehan | A Beautiful Day Photography | Seattle, Washington

FIRST DANCE

1st PLACE | FRAMING THE SUBJECT | FALL 2013
Rafael Benevides | Rafael Benevides Wedding Photography | Petrolina, Brazil

FRAMING THE SUBJECT

1st PLACE | GETTING READY | FALL 2013
Jocemar Voss Kovacs | JVKovacs Photo Art | Florianópolis, Brasil

GETTING READY

1st PLACE | HUMOR | FALL 2013
Andrea Corsi | Andrea Corsi Photographer | Florence, Italy

HUMOR

1st PLACE | KIDS WILL BE KIDS | FALL 2013
Dave Getzschman | Chrisman Studios | San Francisco, California

KIDS WILL BE KIDS

1st PLACE | MOVEMENT AND MOTION | FALL 2013
Daniel Ribeiro | Estudiod | Aveiro, Portugal

MOVEMENT AND MOTION

1st PLACE | PURE ART | FALL 2013
Rafael Vaz | Rafael Vaz | Lisbon, Portugal

PURE ART

1st PLACE | RECEPTION | FALL 2013
Daniel Sheehan | A Beautiful Day Photography | Seattle, Washington

RECEPTION

1st PLACE | THE DECISIVE MOMENT | FALL 2013
Olivia Vale | Olivia Vale | Austin, Texas

THE DECISIVE MOMENT

1st PLACE | THE WEDDING DRESS | FALL 2013
Andreas Pollok | Pollok Pictures – Fine Art Wedding Photography | Heidelberg, Germany

THE WEDDING DRESS

1st PLACE | VENUE OR LOCATION | FALL 2013
Susana Barbera | Susana Barberá LOVE Photography | Cadiz, Spain

VENUE OR LOCATION

1st PLACE | WEDDING DETAILS | FALL 2013
Renato dPaula | Renato dPaula PHOTO | São Paulo, Brazil

WEDDING DETAILS

Want to see more? Check out the Best Wedding Photography of the Year from prior years:
Best Wedding Photography of 2012
Best Wedding Photography of 2011
Best Wedding Photography of 2010

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  1. Linda says:

    These shots are all AMAZING. Wow! So much talent.

  2. It’s a amazing post wih very good photos.

  3. Great photographs and photographers, I know Kevin and his work and I think he is one of the UK most underrated photographers that deserves so much more, not taking away anything from the other photographers there work is second to none.

    Great work all some very inspiring pictures, well done al and keep up the great work.

  4. Joanna says:

    Great works, fantastic photographs !!!

  5. Darryn says:

    Amazing photos! Such great moments captured at beautiful weddings….lots of inspiration :)

  6. N'gohou says:

    Wonderfull

  7. That is really feast for the eyes! It’s amazing how many different ideas can wedding photographers think up!

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