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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
Stefan Redel, Bocholt, Germany

"Hallo Stefan, 

wir sind begeistert, sieht echt sehr (sehr) gut aus! Vielen Dank!"

(Deborah & Robert, Reutlingen)

James McCoy, Charleston, South Carolina

From the very first minute we saw James' portfolio we knew that we found our dream photographer and actually our expectations were exceeded far beyond words can express. Thank you, James, for being so professional, punctual, courteous, attentive to details and thank you for capturing so many great moments - all the photos are so naturally beautiful and so ALIVE. We will never get tired of going through the photos again and again. We admire your talent and wish we could turn back time and experience our wedding day again! Thank you for putting your heart into everything you're doing! We love you!

Jake and Anna

Stefan Redel, Bocholt, Germany

"Vielen Dank, dass Du uns mit Leib und Seele den ganzen Tag begleitet hast."

(Nadja & Kai, Bocholt)

Fernando Longen, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

O profissional do qual estamos falando é indescritível. Uma pessoa maravilhosa, profissional perfeito com muitas ideias legais para aperfeiçoar cada dia mais seu trabalho. Eu e meu marido fizemos com ele 3 ensaios fotográficos além da data do casamento. Obtivemos 3 álbuns fotográficos magníficos. Indico sempre. Ótimo profissional e acima de tudo uma pessoa maravilhosa de se trabalhar.

Michelle Huber, Twin Cities, MN

Michelle and Trent were AMAZING! They were extremely professional and friendly, and they made us feel so comfortable having our photos taken. Michelle and Trent were with us all day taking photos and they turned out absolutely incredible. We loved having two photographers on our... Read More wedding day because they were able to capture the same situation/photo from different angles. We had a blast with Michelle and Trent; they were constantly making us laugh and it really felt like they cared about our wedding day as much as we did. We had many compliments from our wedding party and other guests on the quality of photos and professionalism from Michelle and Trent. Their photos are truly unmatched, and we believe we could not have chosen a better pair to photograph our wedding. We would highly recommend their services!!

Odyssefs Lekkas, Athens Greece

Our wedding photos are amazing! The best photos i've ever seen of Matt and I, i don't know how Sandy and Odysseas done it! The professionalism and attention to detail was like nothing i'd ever witnessed. They went over and above for us. This couple are beautiful people inside and out! A real pleasure to have them as part of our day! 

Mario Nixon, Nassau, Bahamas

There are not enough words for me to describe the value of Mario's service to us. Firstly, let me start by saying that I was a travel agent in Toronto, Canada, when I planned MY destination wedding in the Bahamas, in July 2011. I came across Mario's work on-line and saw that he had a great eye for group shots and for capturing intimate moments and emotions....which were both key for me because if all else failed on the wedding day, (and it almost did), what I wanted more than anything were amazing pictures to capture the beauty of the day and the Bahamas...and Mario nailed it!!

He was on time, he was professional, his pricing was fair (worth every dime) and he was so pleasant to work with. One thing I loved was that he almost disappeared into the crowd, so he didn't get in the way of others wanting to take pictures, but didn't miss a beat either. He's truly gifted and anointed and I would recommend him to anyone!!

Sadly, in October, just 2 months after the wedding, my father was diagnosed with cancer, and passed away shortly after in February, and so those last pictures of my dad mean so much more to us. We now have these amazing pictures that have become precious memories that we truly treasure and are grateful to Mario for. He captured, what my father said was, the happiest day of his life and because they were some of the BEST pictures my dad ever took, we used many of them for his funeral.

So dearest Mario, from the bottom of our hearts, thank you for putting your heart and soul into your work and may God continue to bless you, always!! :)

- Mrs Thompson

Philip Stephenson, Paris, France

Dear Philip, I hope you and your family are all doing very well! Andy and I flew back from Thailand yesterday, moving back to London for a few years. We've just been looking at last, (we've been so looking forward to seeing them) through our wedding album and they are absolutely stunning! Thank you so much for all your hard work. We were just saying again how very lucky we feel to have found you- you felt like an important part of our big day and my family loved having you there. The pictures are incredible and such a special reminder of that day- beautiful beautiful albums too! I'm really glad we went for 2 in the end; it was too hard cutting them down from the original selection! It was extra special looking at the albums this morning as we've got some exciting news; a new Perrins addition to our family who is due in September! I can't wait to them the photos one day. Thank you so much and best of luck with your busy summer season! All those newly weds will be very lucky to have you as their photographer. Kind regards, Katherine and Andy

Evert Doorn, Bussum, Netherlands

“Evert was such an incredible pleasure to work with for our wedding. As a foreigner getting married to a Dutchman in this country, it wasn’t always easy finding people used to working with English speakers but Evert was so quick in responding to my emails and his English is incredibly fluent! Our day was captured so beautifully from the details and I’m also glad that there were some beautiful shots of our guests.  I was even more pleasantly surprised by how easy it was to have him around during the special day.”