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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

Sasha & Dasha

Zhenya is just a wizzard. Our wonderful wedding day was the 2d June. We thought that nothing but little rain can prevent a photo shoot in summer. But the weather was against us. Inspite of this we have the best, vivid and vatiable pictures. Zhenya thought plan B out. The photo shoot was impossible outside, we rent a room in a hotel where he did everything to make a good pictures. He thought everything over. Thank you. Because you've done nice, warm and sometimes funny pictures at the day without any sunlight. Moreover we asked picture in different styles.

At the end I would like to say that if you want to capture your wedding beautiful, styling, funny and bright, Zhenya can make it on 101%.

Olga Leonova, Dubai UAE

Wedding, Ira&Vitalik

Olga !!!
Thank you very much for your work !!! You are great photographers! All the guests appreciated it! It was very easy with you !!!!!!!!!! thank you for being with us)


Yes, yesterday we looked at the photos! Very pleased! We like more the photo option which is NOT in colour.
Thank you very much!
We were very satisfied with your work!
We will be sure to leave a review on the site!


Olga Leonova, Dubai UAE

Wedding, Tatiana&Savash 30/09/2009

Olechka)))))) What great pictures, you and Dima are just great !!!!!!! First of all I would like to thank you that you were at our wedding)), all the guests were delighted with how you work and how smoothly everything went.. my husband quickly tires whilst taking pictures, but even he was very pleased with the shoot)))


Maik Dobiey, Lima, Peru

Maik, queríamos tomarnos un minuto para agradecerte por estar con nosotros en todo el camino de nuestro matri - desde la sesión de novios, el shower y finalmente el matri el sábado - te hemos visto corretear, tirarte al piso, saltar con nosotros, y vivir cada segundo del día para que no se te escape nada. Es difícil poder escribir lo que uno siente en ese día, y es mil veces más difícil poder captarlo en una foto, y eso es lo que has hecho a la perfección. No podemos esperar a ver todas las fotos porque sabemos que serán ALUCINANTES! Te mandamos un beso y un abrazo respectivamente, y de nuevo, GRACIAS! - Majo y Ernesto

Odysseas 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! 

Luis Cano, Miami, Florida

Con Luis Cano no encontramos un fotógrafo, hallamos a un excelente profesional, una persona carismática, ética y llena de pasión por lo que hace.
No fue difícil adaptarnos o encontrar la respuesta a nuestras dudas, siempre estuvo aportando su opinión basada en su experiencia y buscando siempre nuestro agrado.
Gracias por haber hecho con nuestra experiencia un lindo recuerdo tangible para el resto de nuestros días. Un abrazo!” –Vivi y Javier.

Mario Nixon, Nassau, Bahamas

Our wedding day was a dream come true and Mario beautifully captured every moment!
Mario was super helpful every step of the way. We do not live in Nassau (we are from NYC) and during my planning process Mario was always available for a chat or a string of emails. He made me feel confident in him from the beginning without even meeting in person. I do not like to have my picture taken and was a fairly nervous bride about that. Mario was able to quell my nerves and our shots are amazing. The photos are stunning - I cannot stop looking at them. The night we received our disk of images I was mesmerized. Each shot was trumped by the next. Our wedding album will be a tome of every shot he took that day because it's too hard to choose the "best" ones.
Mario caught private, intimate moments of beauty. He was able to get amazing shots of my nephews (ages 2 & 4) that are so stunning you would think that he actually got them to hold still. The photos of our guests at the reception are magically fun. He was able to capture fun moments and crazy dancing shots that perfectly sum up what a great day it was. In addition our reception venue was perfectly mood lit - but it was dark. If you could see our pictures you would think the venue was very bright - but his flash was not intrusive at all! Actually, some of our guests (when they saw the pictures) said they didn't even remember him being there to take that shot. Not that you want to loose Mario (he's super fun & funny) but I think it's important that the photographer blends in and becomes a part of the surrounding and can just get the essence of your event. And that is exactly what he did.
Wedding photos are mementos that are to be treasured forever. I truly cannot express how much I love our wedding photos. I would recommend Mario Nixon to anyone who asks and am forever grateful that he was there on our special day.

~Darcy (& Andy) R

Faisal Mohamed, Malé, Maldives

Amazing photographer in Maldives. he is great we love his work our pictures came out beautiful and really fast.

Stefan Redel, Moers, NRW, Germany

Hi Stefan,

tolle Arbeit! Bin echt total hin und weg von den tollen Bildern.

(Jasmin & Matteo)

Olga Leonova, Dubai UAE

Wedding, Olga&Sergey 08/08/2009

Hello Olga! Thank you very much for the work you did. On Saturday evening it arrived with a pleasant shock, and we did not expect it would be so beautiful !!! I wish you success in your work and more customers. Thanks again!