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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
Rinke Heederik, Soest, Netherlands

A true professional, creative and knows to capture the right moments. Very nice pictures for a good price and a very pleasant cooperation. - Maarten & Roxane

Adamo Morgese, Amalfi Coast, Italy

What can I say about Adamo!!! Fabulous! Belissiomo!

 

There are no words to truly describe how fantastic he is.

 

My husband and I got married May 10 in Tuscany! My husband found him on the internet and as soon as we looked at his pictures we knew he would be our photographer! He responds so quickly to your emails and gives you the best advice.

 

He helped us in every way... even helped us choose the location and recommended a wonderful B&B, La Locanda deli Artisti, that was amazing for our stay in Chianciano, Italy.

 

He drove to meet us in Chianciano the day before our wedding and took the time to drive around with us and pick out perfect spots for our pictures and for the ceremony!

 

Adamo takes time with you and makes you feel so comfortable (I am shy) in front of the camera. He is a genius and our pictures look amazing! We could not have been happier and just want to thank Adamo for the perfect day! ;)

 

Kristin and Steve

Adrian Bonet, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Planning a destination wedding in Mexico, while living on the eastern end of Long Island, was definitely an interesting experience to say the least. While I thought I had everything under control, my husband reminded me that we needed to find a wedding photographer.

We began the process by researching photographers within Playa del Carmen and/or the Riviera Maya area. We came across the name Adrian Bonet and his beautiful website of wedding photos. It was exactly what we both were looking for – candid shots with some formal ones mixed in. We wanted to capture the experience, gestures and overall excitement of not only us but also most importantly our guests.

The day of our wedding, Adrian and his assistant Ivonne, were exactly what we hoped for. They artistically captured moments that at times we had no idea about and neither did our guests, and we loved it! Adrian and Ivonne were calm, cool and collected and their candidly artistic photographs displayed just that.

My husband and I are so gracious and appreciative of how every single shot came to life and ecstatic to hear our loved ones talk about how much they cannot stop looking at our wedding photos. What great memories Adrian and Ivonne captured, and we are forever grateful.

Thank you again for all your hard work.

Best regards,
Laura & Brook.

Murali Raju, Chennai, India

Kasturi Venugopal Director , Kasturi & Sons, Ltd ( The Hindu ) Divya & Rohan Wedding Well done! I should congratulate you and your team for the excellent, high quality video coverage of my daughter's wedding . I was anxious whether you would deliver on your promise on quality and schedule, but was pleasantly surprised by the professionalism you showed. With best regards.... Kasturi Venugopal

Namrata Venkatesan Hi Murali Sir, This is in connection with the pre-wedding shoot that you did for us on 25th July, at GRT Temple Bay, Mahabalipuram. Both Varun and I are very impressed- with the effort put in on the day of shoot by the entire team, your involvement and interest and with the final output itself! We're extremely comfortable working with you and your team and had good fun at the shoot. We shall meet you shortly along with our families. Thank you! Regards, Namrata Venkatesan

Priyanka Maran Hi Murali Thank u so much.. That was a fabulous film.. Awesome work.. U guys are awesome.. Took my wedding to next level like fairy tale.. No words to express my gratitude.. Good job!!

Harsha Ulaganath Murali Ana and the HIQ team ,I have no phrases to explain how u guys made us feel the BIGDAY of mine .The brilliant captures u people made for us was most heart warming, memories play vital role in each persons life !! And well I would say my memories have got a beautiful vision cuz of only one Name HIQ , these pictures wil play the most immense touch to our generations ,A smal owe of thanks wouldn't be enough , I'm really grateful and glad that I had a wonderful support. HATS OFF to u guys .ROCK ON .....

Arun & Gayathri Dear Mr.Murali, I truly appreciate the preparation and effort put into our wedding photography. Your experience and attention to detail shows up in your counseling session with the bride and groom. We had good discussions over a number of details that have good impacting the final wedding photos. You also went beyond photography and offered suggestions about the wedding planning, including good referrals for variousservices (make-up etc). Photography and lightingduring the wedding was handled very professionally, your team is highly trained and efficient. Some good things I noticed are: your team is non-obtrusive, quickly frames photos, deals diplomatically with situations, offers good cuesto the bride/groom during the function. Finally, the processed/edited photos were delivered quickly and the work was very neat. You run a wonderful team and I will be happy to recommend you to anyone. Wish you all the best, Arun & Gayathri

Divya & Gautham HiMurali, I want to sincerely THANK YOU for all your hard work in capturingmy wedding. You and your team did an amazing job. What I appreciated most fromyou was your professionalism. It was such a pleasure to be working with you.One of the best teams I have ever worked with! I know the day of the wedding was very chaotic but you and your teamhandled it very well and in a very professional manner. I am glad we chose youto capture our wedding as I am so confident that I will cherish all thepictures and videos that will serve as memories for years to come. I wish you all the best in the future! Best, Divya

Lalita Dileep Dear Murali, What a wonderful film capturing our dear Divya and Gautham's lovely wedding and it's great moments - thank you so much for all your enthusiasm, professionalism and joy in being part of the event! Will always remember you and your team with a lot of affection ! Great Job and thanks once again! Lalita Dileep

Jamuna and Yohan My wedding was absolutely the happiest day with so many magical moments that I wanted to relive. Murali Raju Hi-Q weddings perfectly captured the joy of the day as they seemed to be everywhere I wanted and captured every moment imp to me as well as others. We just love ur photos because the memories are so complete ur photography rocks both thumbs up!! — with Ram Yohan Prabu +

Suvasthi Dear Murali & HIQ TEAM, Prabu and I wanted to say a massive thank you for the stunning photos you took at our wedding. You’ve captured the atmosphere perfectly, somehow managing to be in all the right spots at all the right times, without being obtrusive. You were and absolute pleasure to have around the place. You have an fantastic eye and have perfectly captured the magic of our day in such an artistic way for us to look back in the years to come.We look forward to finally putting them in a beautiful album. Thanks again for the wonderful job. Prabu & Suvasthi Priyanka + Ajai I was instantly impressed with murali's work during my sister's wedding...with no second thoughts I said to my husband that Hi-Q is going to capture our wedding memories. Murali tries to keep the couple very comfortable as it is the most important criteria to capture the best moments on our the big day. The fun we had during our pre-wedding photo shoot for our wedding signature board inside his office was enormous. I have no words to express my joy when I saw my wedding photos, videos and short film. Album was extraordinary. I cherish each and every moment of my wedding by looking at the excellent work of Hi-Q photographers. Murali's strength is his candid photography skill. Regards, Priyanka T N

Ramya Shankar The HI-Q team not just covered my wedding, but captured the essence of it. We absolutely love the photos, videos and the short film that I've watched over and over again. I could not have been happier with the professionalism and quality they delivered. We're so lucky to be able to relive our wedding through HI-Q's photos and videos. - Ramya & Vishnu

S Gnavel ( Deputy General Manager BOB ) son's wedding photos are indeed great! Infact I am going through them again and again to appreciate the angle and use of lighting. These photos really make me relive the mood of the occasion and also to see what I missed out otherwise. Thanks a lot. My sincere compliments to you and your entire team. A professional job executed very well! I shall be proud to show these photos to my near and dear. Each photo looks to me like a poem. Great!

Mona Monika + Mathesh MR.MURALI AND HIS TEAM....ARE NOT ONLY THE PILLARS OF HI-Q..BUT THEY DEFINITELY PLAY AVERY BIG ROLE IN EVERY WEDDING/OCCASSION IN WHICH THEY PLAY A PART.THE TEAM IS SUPERB..SKILLS R AWESOME..THE BEST PART IS THRY MAKE USE OF THE AVAILABLE SOURCE,PLACE,THINGS,N TRY THEIR BEST TO MAKE THINGS AS MUCH BEAUTIFUL AS THEY CAN..TEAM IS VERY FRIENDLY TO GET ALONG,UNDERSTANDS OUR PRIVACY,RESPECTS THEDEMANDS,FULLFILLS OUR NEEDS AND LIKES..AS A WHOLE TALENTED,FUN TO WORKWITH,WORTH TO SPEND,COMPLETE SATISFACTION.. HI-Q ROCKS...!!

Ramya Dushyanth The best form of getting to know about a business is through word of mouth. That was how me and my husband stumbled uponHiQ photographers. Two of our friends had used them as photographers for their wedding and when me and my husband saw those pictures, we felt that we missed out such a talented photographer (Murali, anna) for our wedding. But luckily our families wanted a grand affair to celebrate our pregnancy and threw a lavish baby shower. This time, we looked no further and asked HiQ photographers to capture the images. It was very easy to contact and book them, as I was already a fan of their FB page. On the day of the event, Anna and his team members were very co-operative and silently carried out their work. Anna is avery artistic person and asked us to pose in special poses. The pictures are lovely and look like a dream!! The pictures even adorn the walls of our living room!!

Preetha Nandakumar HIQ team is one of the best weddingphotographers I have ever seen. It was an absolute pleasure to have them as ourwedding photographer. Photoshoot was a fun filled experience and we thoroughlyenjoyed those moments. We liked the whole procedure which they followed likediscussing the events, counselling given to me and my husband before thewedding in order to bring out the best shots. The best of all was the weddingalbum they delivered, which was of utmost quality and all of us in our familyloved it at the first sight. Short film created by them depicts all our weddingceremonies, right from Mehendi to Wedding and Reception on the whole and wassomething different from the usual wedding videos.Whole family was amusedseeing the video. Immense work has been put up by Murali and team to deliverproducts with great quality. We feel them as an asset to possess for a lifetime. Great team spirit and way to go HIQ team. All the very Best Murali andTeam. Chandrika + Pruthvi Weddings are always special, not just for twopeople but for two families. Murali and team did a fantastic job in capturing every moment of our wedding, delighting us and our families. The ideas and effort behind every photograph clearly shows. Kudos to Hi-Q photographers!

Veena + Kiran I have great memories from my life immortalised in print by Murali. HiQ Weddings team is brilliant. They pay very close attention to the details in the event and try to get to know you ahead of the event. They also put a lot of work to showcase the best look of a person or a place. They stay alert during events to capture intimate, funny and many such essential moments we would like to remember. Every event in our house for the last 10 years has been covered by Murali and team. I am a happy client and would recommendHiQ Photographers to all my friends and relatives. Kudos!!!

Adamo Morgese, Amalfi Coast, Italy

Adamo was the most fantastic wedding photographer I could have ever imagined!

As a destination bride, I wanted to be sure to capture all of the memories on our Big Day. Some how, Adamo managed to not only capture those memories, but to paint a picture of everything that went on that I missed in the hustle & bustle of being a bride! Him & his team were professional, timely, easy to communicate with, and most of all fun-loving and willing be truly be a part of the experience! He expertly photographed THOUSANDS of pictures while somehow managing to be invisible! In addition to that, his turn-around for proofs was in a matter of weeks & I'm so thrilled with the results I look at them every day! : ]

 

If you want to rest assured that you've booked the best, book Adamo.

Monika Zaldo, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

My wife and I were lucky to find Monika. Like all couples we were trying to avoid those cliche wedding photos everyone has seen too many times. In Monika we found a stunning talent. Her artistic eye and creative talent made for amazing pictures and memories. And best of all she was wonderful to work with. Thanks again Monika!!

Zack Kennedy

Adrian Bonet, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Adrian (and his partner Ivonne) captured the magic of our wedding in a beautifully unique and candid way.

If what you want is unscripted, artistic, exquisitely executed photos of your wedding day, then Adrian is your photographer. His work combines a photojournalistic approach with creative use of composition, perspective, depth of field and flash to convey the emotion of the day. His photographic style is exactly what we were looking for and is very truthfully represented on his webpage. Additionally, Adrian was a joy to work with – he was very attentive to our needs and responded quickly to all requests we had.

The final printed album surpassed all our expectations; the quality of the prints and the luxurious packaging are simply way better than any we have ever seen in a wedding album.

I would gladly recommend Adrian to anyone looking for a unique and artistic photographic account of their special day.

Best regards,
Ivan & Jenny.

Kuba Kepinski, Poznań, Poland

Moj maz nie przepada za fotografowaniem i nie planowalismy miec zadnego fotografa na weselu ale jednak Ja zmienlam zdanie ze chce miec pamiatke wiec nie mowiac jemu nic wybralam Kube i byl to strzal w dziesiatke!!! Po otrzymaniu zdjec moj maz powiedzial mi ze dobrze zrobilam zatrudniajac Kube!!!
Jezeli chodzi o podjescie Kuby do swojej pracy jest pelnym profesionalista!!!! Super kontakt, kazdy szczegol dogadany, praktycznie nie widzialny w czasie wesela. Wszystkie zdjecia naturalne i w super rozdzielczosci!!!! Wszyscy goscie weselni pod pelnym zachwytem zdjec jak rowniez para mloda :) Jezeli ktos chce mieć super fotki to tylko i wylacznie polecam Kube!!!

Kasia i Patrick

Stefano Lunardi, Villach; Austria

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" We are from Brussels-Belgium. For our engagement photo shoot, we were looking for a great photographer who truly captures emotions, warm lights, and who would representate the best our  relationship on pictures. We booked Stefano from Belgium with a lot of questions that he respond quickly. That was for us very important because he always respond to all our questions and gave us advice before the photo shoot. We had a good feeling before because he was transparent. 

In italy, he called us before he arrived and was very punctual, we really appreciated his professionalism. Stefano was nice and Humourous and allways smiling so we were confortable to do the session with him. He has great attention on details and that makes his work very creative because he has eyes for beauty and emotions. When I saw his work on his website, I knew he would do Beautiful  pictures but in fact he exceeded all our expectations. Really, We can't imagine another photographer doing our precious photos. 

 

We want to thank him for his patience, the fact that he stay more time just to do great pictures, and for our spritz at the end of our session. Thank to his assistent to, they are both very nice guys!

 

Stefano sent to us the pictures in time with printed ones. He sent us a big surprise: a videoclip with our pictures, and my gosh, it was very touching, that song was the perfect one! Stefano, we love you!!!!!

Our family and friends have complimented the stunning photos  and they definitely want him as our weddingphotographer even if he's far from Belgium! they really want him and we to!

 So, if you are looking for a really great photographer and charming person, don't hesitate, Stefano is your guy! Lucky you!  

 

Isabel & Michael

Lukas Guillaume, Miami, Florida

We would like to tell you not one but many many many very sincere and so well deserved thank you!!!

Thanks to you, we've in picture what we really lived and not only images of what happened. You've managed to capture the atmosphere of our special day and every time we look at the photos we can feel again all these emotions! That's such a gift! And most impressively, you’ve made that happen effortlessly with such discretion, professionalism and enthusiasm.

I think everyone of our guests was under your spell after the video projected at the end of the day! We had so many compliments!

With the amazing “Engagement Session” in London few months before the wedding day, we’ve got to know each other a little bit more and you’ve made us feel confortable with your camera and even forget about it!!! (Which was a serious challenge for us!)

And last but not least, we're so grateful for your open mind to our numerous requests.

It was a great pleasure for us to share with you all these moments and if we had to do it all over again, we would, in the blink of an eye, ask you again!

-Cécile & FX