ISPWP Wedding Photography Contest Winners

Winter 2011

Mauricio Arias – ISPWP Photographer of the Quarter – Winter 2011

Charleston, South Carolina
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 1st Place, Chrisman Studios

1st Place

Mauricio Arias

Chrisman Studios

Charleston, South Ca...
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 2nd Place, Chrisman Studios

2nd Place

Ben Chrisman

Chrisman Studios

Charleston, South Ca...
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 3rd Place, del Sol Photography

3rd Place

Sol Tamargo

del Sol Photography

Playa del Carmen, Ri...
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 4th Place, Liliya Gorlanova

4th Place

Liliya Gorlanova

Liliya Gorlanova

Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 5th Place, Vinicius Matos

5th Place

Vinicius Matos

Vinicius Matos

Belo Horizonte, Mina...
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 6th Place, Atrero Photography

6th Place

Ed Atrero

Atrero Photography

San Diego, California
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 7th Place, Caroline Studios

7th Place

Caroline Robert

Caroline Studios

Austin, Texas
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 8th Place, davina + daniel

8th Place

Daniel Kudish

davina + daniel

Montréal, Québec
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 9th Place, Virginia Gimeno Photographers

9th Place

Virginia Gimeno

Virginia Gimeno Phot...

Madrid, Spain
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 10th Place, Chrisman Studios

10th Place

Erin Chrisman

Chrisman Studios

Charleston, South Ca...
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 11th Place, Lyrical Moments Photography

11th Place

Stephen Loh

Lyrical Moments Phot...

Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 12th Place, Ana Correa | Wedding Photography

12th Place

Ana Correa

Ana Correa | Wedding...

Florianópolis, Sant...
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 13th Place, Cliff Brunk Photography

13th Place

Cliff Brunk

Cliff Brunk Photogra...

San Francisco, Calif...
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 14th Place, Chrisman Studios

14th Place

Aaron Morris

Chrisman Studios

Charleston, South Ca...
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 15th Place, Alexandre Araujo

15th Place

Alexandre Correa

Alexandre Araujo

São Luís, Maranhão
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 16th Place, Franck Boutonnet Photography

16th Place

Franck Boutonnet

Franck Boutonnet Pho...

Paris, France
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 17th Place, Brent Foster Photography & Cinema

17th Place

Brent Foster

Brent Foster Photogr...

Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 18th Place, Tim Fitch Photography

18th Place

Tim Fitch

Tim Fitch Photography

Madison, Wisconsin
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 19th Place, Caroline Studios

19th Place

Caroline Robert

Caroline Studios

Austin, Texas
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2011 - 20th Place, Ari Simphoukham Photography

20th Place

Ari Simphoukham

Ari Simphoukham Phot...

Sacramento, California


First prize

  • $1,000 Cash
  • 1st Pick of Product Prizes
  • Photographer of the Quarter

Second prize

  • $500 Cash
  • 2nd Pick of Product Prizes

Third prize

  • $250 Cash
  • 3rd Pick of Product Prizes

Product Prizes will also be awarded to the top finishers depending on the number of prizes available

Product Prize Descriptions

Kubota Fully Loaded Action DASHBOARD Set (value $799)
Kubota Image Tools, fueled by “Idea Guy” Kevin Kubota, is constantly churning with new products and educational materials that help photographers move their businesses toward success. They offer Photoshop® and Lightroom® products to speed up a photographer’s workflow and help them create beautiful art for their clients.
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Gift Voucher for Queensberry Products and Services (value $500)
We offer a huge range from gorgeous press books through classic matted and flushmount albums to our signature Duos and Musée. Spend your winnings on any of the above, our unique sales kit, or our professional lab and album design services.
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(2) SpiderPro Single Camera Holster Systems (value $135 each)
Our SpiderPro is a substantial all-metal construction designed for the sport, action, event, wedding or any pro-shooter that needs to have a quick-draw, comfortable no straps and no-nonsense camera carrying tool to get the job done with extreme comfort and agility. Two-position metal lock ensures security and freedom of movement and quickdraw action when needed.
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ProDPI Photo Lab Gift Certificates (value $200, $100, and $50)

ProDPI is providing print certificates in the amounts of $200, $100, and $50. Winners can redeem their certificates for any ProDPI product!

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Two Zen Layflat Hard Cover Books, 10×10, 20 sides (value: $136 each)
AsukaBook creates exquisite coffee table books for photographers. Their selection offers a wide array of press-printed books with beautiful finishes and multiple sizes to choose from. AsukaBook also provides free design software to photographers to help make the design process simple and fast.
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Willow Album Design – Album design up to 30 pages with layered Photoshop files (value $250)
Fresh, clean album design is what we offer to photographers that want to focus on the their imagery. Willow Album Design can help you spend more time creating photographs and less time attached to the computer afterward. With three different design styles, there’s a perfect album design solution waiting for you.
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Triple Scoop Music – Lifetime song license to 1st – 4th place winners (value $60 each)

The 1st – 4th place winners will each receive a lifetime license for any single song from Triple Scoop Music. TSM offers award winning music by an impressive list of independent artists, including Grammy & Emmy winners. You can select from thousands of hand-picked royalty-free songs by award-winning artists and composers. Easily find great songs and use the music legally for marketing and promotion. Hear why the world’s top photographers grow their business with music from Triple Scoop Music.

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(3) BlackRapid RS-5 Cargo Camera Straps (value $69.95 each)
The BlackRapid RS-5 is a brilliant companion for those who require extra storage. It combines zippered pockets with a phone compartment roomy enough to accommodate even larger smart phones. A magnetic clasp opens silently for even the most noise-sensitive situations. Even fully loaded, the RS-5 will dominate any shootout.
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Men’s or Women’s Kelly Moore Camera Bag (Winner’s Choice up to $200)
“Finally, camera bags that give you Moore!”
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ThinkTank Photo – Retrospective 30 (value $179)

The Retrospective shoulder bag is created for the professional photographer that wants to blend in with the crowd and remain inconspicuous in any situation. Our product designers have blended the look and feel of “old-school” camera bags and infused it with “new-school” features and technology for the digital imaging age.

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Fundy Software – Fundy Dollars Gift Certificate (value $150)
75% of surveyed users say they’ve cut their production time in half (or more) using Fundy Software Products. The Fundy Dollars may be used on any product or combination of products.
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ProShow Web Premium Subscription (value $150)
ProShow Web turns your photos and video clips into beautiful video slideshows in minutes. Choose from tons of stylish effects, themes and royalty-free music for all genres.Create a free video today!
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Artsy Couture Gift Certificate (value $150)
Artsy Couture introduces Gallery Blocks. Be one of the first photographers to offer this exciting new product. The gift certificate is good on any product.
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Totally Rad Actions RadLab (value $149)
RadLab is a revolutionary new way to style your photos. Unlike using Photoshop actions, RadLab allows you to get instant previews of how your image will change. You can layer together effects, called Stylets, in infinite ways, and customize your Recipes with simple, intuitive sliders. RadLab comes with 78 Stylets for you to use, and operates as a plugin for Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.
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Gift Certificate for Locolemons Album Slipcover (value $100)
What better way to enhance a client’s wedding or portrait album, then with a custom designed slipcover. Locolemons provides a very large selection of fabrics to appease every artist’s tastes. We also pride ourselves in the full customization of our covers, right down to the little details, like the grosgrain ribbon and silk or suede lining. Your albums will feel the love when they’re squeezed by a Locolemons Slipcover!!
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Nations Photo Lab Gift Certificate (value $100)
Nations Photo Lab is a professional photo lab that provides the highest-quality professional photo printing services and products at industry-leading prices. The gift certificate is good on any products or services.
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Proofmaker by ISPWP Member Mike Dickson (value $75)

Proofmaker is a Photoshop CS3, CS4 and CS5 script that will generate bordered proof images with the image name, or copyright information — or both (or neither) — into your photos, in one easy step. Easily turn your photos into bordered, labeled proofs!

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Classic White Album Template (value $60)
Red Boot Design is a service for photographers who want to provide their clients with the utmost quality in album design. We specialize in custom design and also offer album templates. The Classic White is a clean and modern album template with 40 sides. Template set includes 7 sizes, and may be used for any album company. Versatile layouts are perfect for wedding, portrait, commercial, etc.
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Citlalli Rico, Citlalli Rico Photography, Cancun, Mexico

“I am a Mexican photographer passionate about green leaves, visual arts and constant learning. I have been a wedding photographer for 10 years and sharing my experiences for 6 years everywhere I’ve been called to. I truly believe we, as photographers, have the mission of capturing meaningful images for us and others”

Edoardo Agresti, Edoardo Agresti Photographer[s], Florence, Italy

Born in Florence, Edoardo inherited his father’s passion for travel and for photography so much so it became his profession. Edoardo’s travels began at the age of 9 (he has travelled on more than 130 expeditions all over the world) and has allowed him to develop a special sensitivity in his mind and heart allowing him to grasp reality in all its beauty and depth.
His photography is reportage - whether it be a trip, a wedding or a backstage event. His meetings with important international photographers has allowed him to grow and learn to photograph in relation to his subject. The advice and teachings of Steve McCurry on the study of light were valuable lessons and left an indelible mark on his way to shoot photography. For the last several years, Edoardo’s photography has been undergoing a new change under the influence of new photographers such as Paolo Pellegrin and his ways of telling stories and Micheal Ackerman for his perception of reality.
Edoardo is a member of important international associations: Wedding Photojournalistic AssociationArtistic Guild WPJAISPWP. These associations are some of the most important associations that welcome American and British photographers after careful screening and only select the best international photographers that shoot wedding photography in reportage style.  Edoardo is also founder of Best of Wedding Photography.
Edoardo has also participated in reportage photography and wedding photography in numerous events, seminars and workshops in Italy, in 2013 and in 2014 he was invited as a speaker in Spain and in Brazil in some of the most important conventions on wedding photography in the world.
Edoardo and his team of wedding photographers have been requested all over the world by the most important international wedding planners: Perth (Australia), St. Petersburg (Russia), New Orleans, New York, Bozeman (USA), Puerto Vallarda (Mexico), London, Brighton, Oxford (UK), Paris (France), Lagos (Nigeria), Edinburgh (Scotland) and others.

Awards and accolades

Photojournalism and documentary
Over the past 10 years he has received numerous awards in wedding photography and travel reportage. Among the most important are: the first prize in the category People in the UK contest Black and White Spiderwinner of the National Geographic Contestfirst place in the Masters Cup Color American; first place in Photojournalism category at International Color Awardssilver medal in One Eyeland Photography contest and honorable mentions in the IPA (Lucie Awards) in the sections' feature essay 'and' wedding 'and the Royal Geographic Society in TPOY. Winner of SIPA Siena International Contest and one of the four Honarable Mentions in Human World - Photography competition.

In 2019 he joined the team of photographers of the National Geographic Expedition.

Edoardo Agresti was elected 3 times as "Photographer of the Year" by the National Association of wedding photographers He was elected POY - Photographer Of the Year - by the American Association AGWPJA, Edoardo entered the list of the most important 50 wedding photographers in the world by the prestigious Association Junebug. In 2022 enters to be part of the prestigious World's Best Wedding Photo association.

Edoardo has been selected to be one of the international judges in the most important chinese photographic festival CPA.

First prize for 'Wedding album (single photographer)' at WPPI annual contest in Las Vegas

First runner as POY in AgWPJA, one of the most important american wedding associations