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How Do I Hire A Wedding Photographer When I Live In Another State Or Country?
Posted by Admin on February 20th 2018 · Comments (2)

Planning a wedding in another state or country can be a logistical challenge, but it’s more commonly done than you might think. If you’re thinking of planning a wedding back home, or a destination wedding, here are some tips to help make the process a little easier. Consider hiring a wedding or event planner If you are unfamiliar with the area or have no plans to be ...

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10 Questions With Cristiano Ostinelli, ISPWP 2017 Wedding Photographer Of The Year
Posted by Admin on February 10th 2018 · Comments (13)

Cristiano Ostinelli is a long time ISPWP member, who has consistently performed well in our quarterly photo contests, with multiple wins as "Photographer of the Quarter." In 2017, he reached the pinnacle of the ISPWP by becoming the 2017 ISPWP Photographer of the Year.  We asked him a few questions about his work, and we selected a few of his amazing images that he...

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Three Common Concerns About Your Wedding Day Photos
Posted by Admin on February 8th 2018 · Comments (5)

Wedding photographers deal with more than just taking photos on a wedding day. Because they are often with you for the most extended amount of time than other vendors on your wedding day, they get an insiders view into the most intimate parts of the day. Being let into the circle of trust allows the photographer to create those photos that make you tear up when you see them such as ...

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Your Wedding Photography Package: What Questions Should You Ask Before You Book?
Posted by Admin on January 19th 2018 · Comments (6)

If you’ve recently started planning a wedding and are looking for photographers, you might have noticed that photographers may have vastly different price lists. Continuing your search, you may find even more discrepancies in packages and pricing as you interview potential photographers. Comparing photography packages isn’t as easy as putting everything in a spreadsheet ...

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Does An Engagement Photo Session Improve Your Wedding Photos?
Posted by Admin on January 15th 2018 · Comments (2)

When you are considering hiring a wedding photographer, you may notice that engagement photos are often part of the packages that they offer. If you’ve never considered having engagement photos taken, you may wonder if they are a good idea or not. When photography started, it was mostly studio based because the equipment was heavy and bulky, and exposure times were long req...

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How Professional Wedding Photographers Handle Difficult And Dark Wedding Venues
Posted by Admin on January 11th 2018 · Comments (2)

If you have used even the most basic of cameras you know that light is essential to the photographic process. When the light strikes the sensor on a camera, an image is created. So how does this translate to your wedding photography? Do you have to have a big open venue with lots of natural light to have photos that aren’t too dark? How do photographers capture those beautiful...

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Should You Get A Wedding Album From Your Wedding Photographer?
Posted by Admin on January 8th 2018 · Comments (0)

Have you ever spent time looking through your parents’ wedding album? It can be so exciting to look through old photo albums, seeing people at different stages of their lives, and even people who are no longer with us.  Wedding albums and other photo albums are usually highly valued by families, and they are at the top of the list of things to save in an emergency situ...

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ISPWP 2017 Wedding Photographer Of The Year, And Top 100 Wedding Photographers In The World
Posted by Admin on December 29th 2017 · Comments (12)

The ISPWP is proud to announce the 2017 Wedding Photographer of the Year, and the TOP 100 Wedding Photographers in the World. These year end awards are based on the contest results from all four ISPWP contests during 2017. Congratulations to Cristiano Ostinelli and all of the other winners! ...

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Does Photography Style Matter When Choosing A Wedding Photographer?
Posted by Admin on December 28th 2017 · Comments (6)

Searching around on photographers’ websites you might see these words when they are describing the style of their photography: Documentary Journalistic Candid Stylized Classic Timeless Fashion-based Natural Light Modern For many engaged couples, this can be confusing! What’s the best fit for you and your wedding day photography needs? Pay Mo...

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Best Wedding Photography Of 2017 – ISPWP 1st Place Contest Winning Images
Posted by Admin on December 21st 2017 · Comments (8)

Best Wedding Photography of 2017 – ISPWP 1st Place Contest Winning Images The International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP) holds a members-only wedding photography contest four times a year. Each contest has 20 different categories, so over the four quarterly contests in 2017 we awarded 80 First Place winners for the entire year. When we say this i...

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