ISPWP Member Spotlight - Chad Winstead
Posted by Chad Winstead Photography on January 5th 2018

1. How did you get your start and why did you chose wedding photography as a career?   I started out taking photos of cars as a hobby. One day I just woke up and decided I want to try my hand at portraits, so I set up a few senior sessions. Once I shared the images on Facebook, I started receiving more and more inquiries leading to my first inquiry about photographing a w...

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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

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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Real Wedding - Baltimore Zoo - Dennis Drenner
Posted by Dennis Drenner Photographs on December 29th 2017

I've experienced some nutty things at events during my career: met famous actors, seen guests collapse in the middle of the ceremony, and witnessed naked swimmers frolicking in the surf behind a beach wedding. But I've never had a penguin waddle up and insert herself into the portrait session!  Rachel and Ryan got married at the Maryland Zoo's Mansion House, a go...

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Does Photography Style Matter When Choosing A Wedding Photographer?
Posted by Admin on December 28th 2017

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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Destination Wedding In Seattle
Posted by Svphotograph on December 24th 2017

If you've followed us, you will remember this gorgeous couple two years ago, who then came to Moorea for their engagement (well, even if technically Kelly didn't know yet because the proposal found place in Moorea;) You will remember them on pineapple fields, exploring this little island from mountains to wild beach. I was so grateful already to be part of the secret of the ...

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Best Wedding Photography Of 2017 – ISPWP 1st Place Contest Winning Images
Posted by Admin on December 21st 2017

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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Maldives Wedding Photographer Phaisalphotos
Posted by Phaisalphotos on December 13th 2017

I am bringing astounding creativity and a personality sure to brighten your sunny day in Maldives, making it all possible through a deep understanding of film and technology. I dive into every project I take with all of my heart, with a focus on bringing not just images into your films, but sound, emotions, and true energy. It allows us to create personalized hand-crafted films that...

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Real Wedding - Bodegas Vivanco, Briones, La Rioja, Spain - James Sturcke
Posted by James Sturcke Photographer on December 13th 2017

Rioja wines are famous the world over and a trip to the wineries that produce them has long been on afficcionados' bucket lists. Increasingly, thanks to their often stunning locations and equally unique architecture, Rioja wineries are becoming a sought after place to get married. Wineries, such as Bodegas Vivanco, Briones, La Rioja, Spain, can not only offer a fresh, ...

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Are You Ready For The Big One?
Posted by Marcel & Meher Siegle Photography on December 10th 2017

From hundred year floods, (which now seem to happen every other year), to raging wild fires in the West, devastating hurricanes in the East and super tornadoes in the Heartland, we have seen a substantial uptick in natural disasters in the last two decades. Only two months ago a natural disaster personally affected my family. My wife, daughter and I had to evacuate in...

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Should You Give Your Photographer A Photo Checklist?
Posted by Admin on December 8th 2017

Many sites on the internet will provide plenty of inspiration for your wedding photos. Part of the fun of wedding planning is looking through beautiful photos and looking forward to your photos of lasting memories of the day. Or, maybe you’ve had friends or family members get married in recent years, and you’ve loved some of their photos. So, should you give your photogr...

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