ISPWP Wedding Photography Contest Winners

Winter 2009

Liliya Gorlanova – ISPWP Photographer of the Quarter – Winter 2009

Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 1st Place, Liliya Gorlanova

1st Place

Liliya Gorlanova

Liliya Gorlanova

Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 2nd Place, WhiteSmoke Studio | Destination Wedding Photographer

2nd Place

Michal Warda

WhiteSmoke Studio | ...

London, United Kingdom
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 3rd Place, ferjuaristi photographer

3rd Place

fer juaristi

ferjuaristi photogra...

Riviera Maya, Mexico
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 4th Place, FunkyTown Photography

4th Place

Christina Craft

FunkyTown Photography

Victoria, British Co...
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 5th Place, Ridout Photography

5th Place

Mark Ridout

Ridout Photography

Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 6th Place, Xpression International

6th Place

Jose Luis Guardia V...

Xpression Internatio...

Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 7th Place, Sergio Photographer

7th Place

Sergio Lopez

Sergio Photographer

Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 8th Place, Emin Wedding Photography

8th Place

Emin Kuliyev

Emin Wedding Photogr...

New York City, New Y...
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 9th Place, Mark Romine Photography

9th Place

Mark Romine

Mark Romine Photogra...

Bloomington, Illinois
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 10th Place, Jan Garcia Photography

10th Place

Jan Garcia

Jan Garcia Photography

Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 11th Place, Benjamin Young III Photography

11th Place

Benjamin Young III

Benjamin Young III P...

Davao, Philippines
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 12th Place, Lucero Photography

12th Place

Jeremy Lucero

Lucero Photography

Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 13th Place, Tatiana Bonvin Photography

13th Place

Tatiana Bonvin

Tatiana Bonvin Photo...

Zurich, Switzerland
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 14th Place, Abby Rose Photo

14th Place

Abby Rosenbaum

Abby Rose Photo

Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 15th Place, Beale & Wittig

15th Place

David Wittig

Beale & Wittig

Chicago, Illinois
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 16th Place, F.C. Wong Photography

16th Place

F.C. Wong

F.C. Wong Photography

San Francisco, Calif...
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 17th Place, Cliff Brunk Photography

17th Place

Cliff Brunk

Cliff Brunk Photogra...

San Francisco, Calif...
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 18th Place, 5czwartych | 5fourths documentary photojournalism

18th Place

Marcin Rusinowski

5czwartych | 5fourth...

Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 19th Place, V&A Giotopoulos Studio Photography

19th Place

Vagelis Giotopoulos

V&A Giotopoulos Stud...

Ioannina, Greece
Wedding photography contests - Winter 2009 - 20th Place, Turn Loose the Art

20th Place

Britney Gardner

Turn Loose the Art

Portland, Oregon


First prize

  • $750 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

Big Folio Premium Design ($450 value) with 6 months of free hosting ($120 value)


BIG Folio is a web design and hosting company offering sleek, sophisticated site designs especially tailored to suit professional photographers needs. Founded in 2004, our team includes people driven to create great websites and great photography.
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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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Bebb Studios – Fusion is Now DVD ($250 value)


FUSION: the process of joining two or more things together to form a single entity.
Stephen and Jennifer Bebb, the first wedding photographers in the world to review the Canon 5D MkII, take you on a step-by-step journey to FUSION.
The DVD, Fusion is Now, covers: Adding Fusion to your coverage now | Simple, basic and advanced Fusion techniques | Working with audio on the wedding day and after the fact | non-HDSLR solutions | tips and tricks. Plus a Bonus 45 minute DVD that focuses solely on editing your fusion projects.
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Gift Certificate towards a sample Finao ONE album ($250 value)
Albums with attitude. Winner will be given a coupon after the close of the contest.
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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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Fundy Software – Fundy Dollars Gift Certificate ($200 value)


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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Totally Rad Actions 2 – The Revenge – Version 1.2 ($159 value)


TRA2 – The Revenge is the cutting-edge new action set from the creators of the beloved Totally Rad Action Mix. TRA2 is a completely new set of actions for Adobe Photoshop that work together as a system, giving you an unprecedented blend of convenience and flexibility. This action set will unlock countless possibilities for making your photos shine, from dramatic black and whites, to vintage color effects, to everyday utilities to enhance your images. TRA2 is also the perfect compliment to the original Totally Rad Action Mix, adding powerful tools to your arsenal, while working seamlessly with the tools you already know and love.
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Urban Disguise 40 V2.0 ($155 value)


The briefcase size Urban Disguise 40 V2.0 fits more gear that it appears! A wide angle lens with hood in position, 24-70 f2.8 with hood in position and 70-200 f2.8 with hood reversed all fit vertically into this slim shoulder bag. Now it’s the photographer’s choice to attach a pro size or regular size DSLR to the short lenses. The new Expansion Zipper increases the depth of the Urban Disguise 40 V2.0 to fit a pro size DSLR with a lens attached, inside the main compartment!
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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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On-Camera Flash Techniques for Digital Wedding and Portrait Photography by ISPWP Member Neil van Niekerk ($35 value)


Photographers are always looking for perfect light, but lighting situations are rarely perfect – especially if you photograph weddings or environmental portraits. In this book, acclaimed photographer and instructor, Neil van Niekerk, shows you how adding on-camera flash can quickly and seamlessly enhance the existing light. With these techniques you’ll be able to work more quickly and minimize post-production corrections by getting better results from your camera. This is a signed copy of the book from ISPWP member Neil van Niekerk.
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