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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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Apply For ISPWP Membership

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.

Kebikov Evgeniy, Minsk, Belarus

Dima & Alina

Yevgeniy is a wonderful photographer, admirable and funny person. There was not any self-consciousness during the shooting. Zhenya was successfully joined in our friendly atmosphere of our wedding day. I think it is too important because newlyweds' ease is a result of natural and vivid shots.

He makes his work competently because of knowing a great deal of the job. He knows how to work with both daylight and candlelight. He has a sense of composition and enthusiasm for good shots. He can't handle pictures with unnatural colors and looseness of important details. In short - professional.

And what is more important, he does his work with a passion. He shots without a break, when he just forgot to have a dinner that we offered to him. He tries new photo devices with an enthusiasm and tries to make new experimental shots. I am sure that now he is more professional, because of his  perfectionism (our wedding day was 13.08.2016).

I also advice to newlyeds to take part in ghe photo shoot. Inform your preferences or show some examples from the Internet. Zhenia's professionalism will let you fulfill everything you want. And inform him if you have an idea to make a particular shot. Once more thank you!

Rinke Heederik, Soest, Netherlands

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

Jacek Dolata, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Jacek photographed our wedding in 2012 and it was a true pleasure working with him. He is very friendly, has a good sense of humor, but most importantly he takes really amazing shots. He managed to capture the best moments of the day in a very creative manner. The shots are very natural and he truly captures the atmosphere of the day. We were very happy with the photos he delivered and on top of that he delivered them in a timely fashion. We have also worked with Jacek for other family events and were just as happy. I would highly recommend working with Jacek!

Will Wareham, Somerset, United Kingdom

"Will perfectly captured the fun and loving experience of our wedding. He was professional and patient throughout the time we worked together. We were really impressed how dedicated he was on the wedding day - crouching, balancing and peering through various windows just to get that perfect shot. He worked extremely hard and his pictures reflect this effort - and his fantastic attention to detail" 

Melissa & Toby, Dean's Court Estate, Dorset



Christelle Rall, George, South Africa

My sister-in-law spoke about how amazing Christelle's pictures are and I sent her an enquiry. From the first telephone call with Christelle, I knew we had been lucky enough to get the perfect photophrapher. She is kind, understanding and incredibly patient both before and especially on the day. She has a wonderful way and I am so happy she was there for a calm head when it was needed at times.

When the photos came through, I couldn't stop smiling through my tears. She captured the whole day in pictures the way I felt in my heart. I was overwhelmed by their beauty and artistry. She is gifted in all of these ways I have mentioned. She will always be special to us because of the memories captured for us.

Maik Dobiey, Lima, Peru

Gracias Maik Dobiey por tan maravillosa experiencia !! Eres un gran artista! Disfrutamos cada momento contigo y esperamos que a partir de ahora podamos compartir mas momentos de amistad. Un abrazo fuerte !! Ceci y Martin

James McCoy, Charleston, South Carolina

I was so pleased with the profesionalism, and flexibility James provided form the very first consultation. He was not only on time but an hour early! We couldn't be more pleased with the entire experience!

Volodymyr Ivash, New York City, New York

Olena & Cedric

An artist ! Volodomyr has talent to take a beautiful photos but his best advantage is to understand what we like. He ask us lot of questions, discussed with us and feel us. As big professional, he knows exactly what he wants, where and how. Punctual and invisible, his photos are stylish, design, in details with taste. He made us in certain spirit, without any stress, even in good mood! More than a good photographer, he is also a good person. Thank you Volodomyr, I wish you to reach your goal, we know than you can do it.

Olena & Cedric : Lyon, France

Olga Leonova, Dubai UAE

Wedding, Vyacheslav&Olga 20/07/2013

Olga, thanks for the pictures you posted! We really like them :) You are a real master! We look forward to new photos! Thank you!

Vyacheslav and Olga

Daniel West, Johannesburg, South Africa

Myself and my wife Jeanika Jacobs got married on the 27th of February this year and we were privileged enough to have Daniel West as our wedding photographer.

Daniel West exceeded all our expectations and captured our special day as a true fairytale depicted through his photographs.

Every picture captured our love for each other, for our baby girl and the love we have for our family and friends. Daniel West has so much passion for what he does, in combination with his unrivaled talent, professionalism and attention to detail, this makes Daniel West one of the best photographers in South Africa in my opinion. From making you feel comfortable in front of the camera to sharing in the excitement of your big day and just being an awesome person in general, Daniel West will not disappoint.

Regards Stuart & Jeanika