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Best Wedding Photography Of 2010 – ISPWP 1st Place Contest Winning Images

Posted by ISPWP Admin on December 31st 2010 · Comments (8)

The ISPWP holds a members-only wedding photography contest four times a year. Each contest has 20 different categories, so over the four quarterly contests that adds up to 80 First Place winners for the entire year. Here is a look back at ALL of the 1st place winning images from 2010. NOTE: The images are in order of category and contest, they are all number one category winners....

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Uncle Bob Vs. A Professional Wedding Photographer

Posted by ISPWP Admin on August 21st 2010 · Comments (43)

We like Uncle Bob. We really do. He’s a great guy and everyone loves being around him. He tells great jokes and can even do a few magic tricks at parties. He’s the guy we all look forward to seeing at Thanksgiving. Uncle Bob rocks. But what do you say if he offers to photograph your wedding? It sounds pretty good. He has a really expensive camera, and he says th...

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A Bride’s Guide To Destination Wedding Photography

Posted by FunkyTown Photography on June 24th 2010 · Comments (14)

A destination wedding can be both the easiest and most difficult way to have a wedding. It’s easy because you and your guests get to leave town and celebrate while on vacation. It’s difficult because you’re organizing everything from a distance, including hiring a photographer. That’s why it can be daunting to find the right fit for your wedding. I travel ...

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Go Exploring: The Top Photo Spots You Never Knew Existed

Posted by Decisive Moment Photojournalists By Glen Cooper on May 10th 2010 · Comments (1)

When you’re posing for photos, whether they’re at your wedding or your engagement shoot, there are a number of traditional, not-to-be-missed shots. Maybe it’s your groom dipping you in front of an area landmark, or a sweeping vista from the roof, featuring the newlyweds. But lots of couples get those kinds of shots. Take a second look at the area where you’re...

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Wedding Photojournalism – It’s A Long Story

Posted by A J Williams Photography on March 4th 2010 · Comments (0)

Wedding Photojournalism – It’s a Long Story Wedding photography is a tricky business. It is virtually unique among the various services which make up the wedding industry insofar as it is, on the one hand, arguably the most important service which a couple will engage, and on the other, the one service about which clients may understand relatively little. I stress ...

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Are You Scheduling Enough Time For Your Wedding Photography?

Posted by FunkyTown Photography on December 19th 2009 · Comments (2)

Planning the Timing of Your Photography on Your Wedding Day Many couples are overwhelmed with creating a schedule for their wedding day that allows a balance between spending time on preparations, greeting their guests and having their photos taken. It can be especially difficult for couples to figure out wedding photography packages based on hours. This is a general guide to ...

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The Secret Life Of Wedding Photographers

Posted by ISPWP Admin on December 7th 2009 · Comments (8)

What do Wedding Photographers Really Do? It comes up a lot. Usually when I’m standing in the buffet line for dinner, or when there’s a slow time during the day when I’m not taking pictures. “So you’re the photographer?” “Yessir, I am, and I absolutely love it.” “Well I don’t doubt it. You’re doing a great ...

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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring A Wedding Photographer

Posted by ISPWP Admin on April 4th 2009 · Comments (23)

Some of the first things newly engaged brides do is go dress shopping, reserve a ceremony and reception location, and hire a wedding photographer. Chance are, this is the first time any of them have hired a wedding photographer. It can be an intimidating and overwhelming experience, filled with explanations of packages, prices, albums, contracts, portfolios, and what’s the dif...

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Five Myths About Wedding Photography

Posted by ISPWP Admin on March 21st 2009 · Comments (0)

The International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP) asked its members if there are any myths or misconceptions about wedding photography that they continue to hear or read about. Here’s what they came up with: MYTH: “I need to provide a list of wedding photos for my photographer to shoot throughout the day” In years past it was common to f...

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How To Choose A Wedding Photographer

Posted by Cory Parris Photography on September 13th 2008 · Comments (0)

There are seven things to look for when choosing a wedding photographer:  style, quality, personality, communication, service, products and price.  Find someone that fits with what you want using these seven criteria and you will be happy with your experience, your photographer, and your wedding photographs. Style Style is the most important criteria in my mind.&n...

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