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.
This gallery displays the 1st place images in each category for the most recent contest. To view the whole gallery, click on the thumbnails below.
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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.
"Marine Carissima, non hai idea di quanti complimenti ricevo per l'album. te ne cito alcuni: "è pazzesco, mai visto nulla di simile" "è in assoluto l'album più bello che io abbia mai visto" siamo così soddisfatti! è tutto merito tuo! grazie Marine, sei stata davvero preziosa e soprattutto hai colto a pieno i nostri desideri! un abbraccio ,"
Silvia & Stefano - Milan Italy ( September, 5th 2009)
Adrian & Ivonne:
We just wanted to write and express our deepest appreciation for making our wedding day complete! To us, photography was one of the MOST important aspects of the wedding day and we are beyond happy with our photos! We knew you were the right people when we came across your website and read the reviews.
While there are many photographers available in Riviera Maya, we found that your artistic expression, photo retouching, and commitment to success were worth the extra investment to have you travel from Mexico City and photograph our wedding. This was the best investment we could have made for our wedding day!
All of our guests commented on how attentive you were and noticed the amount of photos and differentiated approaches you were taking throughout the day. Your passion for photography is truly evident in every photo. My friends say I am the pickiest person they know, and you managed to exceed my expectations! We would highly recommend your services to anyone looking for high-quality photography. We are so happy we found you!
Katie & Kirk Shields.
Great team, excellent results
Jan and Marianna, you have truly delighted the bride & groom. Weddings are a happy occasion and you want it to remain that way each time you re-live your day through the photos. Photographing people at their best is a tricky business and you managed it superbly: whether posing the bride & groom for formals or candid shots at the reception, everyone looks happy, natural and as you remember it. And you did this despite the distraction of the fairytale wedding location that might have proved too much of a temptation for some photographers. This sums up the reason we chose you, and an excellent decision it turned out to be. We also love the “video book”: it’s a 4-minute on-screen version of the wedding book you would proudly display on your coffee table if it were in printed form. Thanks for being easy to work with, your hard work on and after the day, but mostly for the fabulous digital memories.”
Tatiana & Emre
We were very fortunate to have Ossa to document our wedding / family trip to Luberon area.
He is personal, sincere and creative. His unique perspective and sensitivity for the light and surroundings have led to amazing photographs.
We thoroughly enjoyed the 2-day photography sessions with him!
Yian & Victor
Photos are one of the most important wedding things, because they’ll be with you whole life.
Igor not just making photos, he creating masterpiece. Without any doubt it’s a real talent!
I’m glad that we’ve choose Igor as our wedding photographer, because photos that we’ve got are amazing, you want to look at them again and again.
Igor, thank you so much!
Highly recommended for anyone wanting beautiful, real and candid pictures. - Jesse & Annemieke
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We chose Mr. Lunardi as our Wedding Photographer because of his outstanding and incredible
Stefano Lunardi caught all the right moments and expressions at all the right times and the quality
of the pictures is wonderful. He photographed in color and in black/white, and they are all incredibly
edited. He works with shadows and light in a very special way and makes every photo live. He
chose no less then the very best of his work to return to us perfectly edited and extremely thought
through. He cared a great deal about us and was very easy to talk to and work with after the
wedding, as during the wedding day, to decide which photos to choose for the fantastic photo book
he creates. We will highly recommend Stefano Lunardi to any couple who is getting married and of
There is no fear of a rainy day, Stefano Lunardi will just make the rain light up the picture!
course to anyone who just wants beautiful photos to keep for life.
Trine and Alexander Soddy.
Going back to Q1 2012, I was making one of my (common) deep researches through the internet looking for a photographer for our wedding. After several days, I found Adrian’s portfolio online. From that moment my only task was to convince my girlfriend that his team should be the one. His work spoke for itself.
I was doing all of this from Ireland, so it wasn’t that easy. Truth be told, I was 95% sure that he would do it. The 5% was finally and quickly clarified after talking with him a couple of times by phone. He created a good impression and agreed to move to attend the wedding.
Before the wedding, after just two or three more calls to talk about planning, we met him and his team right on the wedding day. They were exactly what we were expecting: astonishing professionals, doing their job without making guests realize they were there.
After the wedding, all the different material was delivered before schedule, and since then we haven’t stopped sharing his contact details, because whoever sees the photos asks for him!
I’ll rate him with 5 stars.
"Nunca vi nada mais lindo vcs sao demais! tao maravilhosas! estamos contando os dias pra voltar pra ver todas! NOSSA! Tudo que temos pra dizer eh um super "NOSSA"! marine estamos em choque! hahahahah nossa que lindo! vou imprimir e levar na bolsa. ahahah quero ficar grudada no computador olhando! Muito obrigada ! Estao maravilhosas ! Fantastico fantastico! Beijos mil! ,"
Maria & Luigi - Milan - August, 25th 2010
"WOWEE ZOWEE!! HOLY KAMOLY! HAPPINESS AND JOY! HAPPINESS AND JOY! We are so amazed. First of all, 1100 photos! 1100! That in itself is so incredible. And they are FABULOUS. Honestly, we only had the chance to make it through the first 750 before John had to head off to an improv thing but they were 750 fabulous, fantastic, wonderful, gorgeous photos. We were crying and holding hands and laughing and marveling, marveling, marveling. We are so impressed with the artistry, the framing, the composition, the use of light -- you definitely have some magic techniques for dealing with difficult and changing light! We are so, SO excited to view the rest and to spend many, many joyous hours in the coming weeks and months choosing photos, making prints, making albums . . . oh, the joy that lies ahead! You did such a fantastic job. Thanks again for being such a warm and wonderful presence at our wedding -- and for taking such stunning, stunning photos!" show less