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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
Luis Cano, Miami, Florida

La magia de nuestro matrimonio logramos volverlo a vivir cada vez que miramos nuestras fotos, logradas por Lui Cano y su equipo de trabajo. Las miradas, la complicidad y el amor, unido a los paisajes, la luz del día y la experiencia en este tipo de fotografía hacen que nos devolvamos en el tiempo y nos enamoremos cada día mas…” – Carolina y Felipe

Rinke Heederik, Soest, Netherlands

Rinke heeft voor ons een uitstekende, professionele fotoshoot verzorgd. In zijn benadering is hij persoonlijk en weet hij gemak en ongedwongenheid te creëren. Het resultaat is authentiek en verbluffend mooi. Rinke, bedankt voor je vakwerk! - Karsten & Jardena

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

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

James McCoy, Charleston, South Carolina

James was amazing! He is very professional while still being friendly and likable, so we felt very comfortable with him. Before the wedding day we went over all the shots that were most important to me and he did a great job capturing those for us, as well as many I never thought about. James delivered our pictures to us in about a week and a half and we were amazed at the beauty, quality and amount of pictures he was able to get. I will continue to use James for family photo shoots in the future and would highly reccomend him to anyone looking for a photographer for any kind of event.

Debra Zeller, San Francisco, California

I LOVED THE PICTURES. You did an awesome job. I can't tell you enough how much it means to me that you were the photographer for our wedding. You are AWESOME!!!!!"

Jeannine Pohl, 676 Smith Ave S St. Paul, MN 55107

"Jeannine has been simply amazing! We had engagement pictures with her and then decided to have her shoot our wedding as well and we could not be happier! She is very professional, super easy to work with, and a downright talented photographer. Thanks to her we have some of our favorite moments captured in striking detail and can enjoy them for years to come. Just look through her galleries and I'm sure you'll love her work as much as we do."

Rinke Heederik, Soest, Netherlands

We are thrilled by the beautiful 'real' pictures made ‚Äč‚Äčon our wedding day. Thanks Rinke! - Guando & Annerieke

Lukas GUILLAUME, Toulouse, France

Lukas was very professional. He knew how to reassure us before the wedding day. He came to check on the wedding site beforehand so he was able to advise us on the best spot for the bride and groom photoshoot and took wonderful shots. He captures the emotion of the instant. He's very discreet, so the pictures come out natural. He was with us while we were getting ready, when we found out our bride and groom outfits, and followed us the whole day and part of the night. He has the eye to take original pictures even if the place is not exceptional. For the party, we chose 2 options:

1- the moving studio: great entertainement spot where you can take fun pictures of all invitees

2- the diaporama presentation: during the dinner, Lukas shows a nice presentation of the pictures he took the same day. It tells the story of our D-Day. Everything goes so fast during this day, especially when you make the final arrangements... Time flies, but thanks to the diaporama we could live again for 3 minutes this beautiful day. Thanks Lukas for your pictures, they'll remind us beautifully and with emotion our wedding day.

-Amandine & Nicolas

Odyssefs Lekkas, Athens Greece

As Tennessee Williams once said: “Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.”

Sandy & Odysseas of SoVisual Photography caught and framed with their timeless vision many moments like these in our wedding. Their photographs became memories and those memories turned into life for us (recalling your wedding day as a “happy blur”, there’s a reason why this is such a cliché).

Sandy & Odysseas are amazing professionals with a positive vibe such as the people you need by your side on a special day like this.

We are extremely thankful for their existence on our wedding!

Hugs & kisses!