ISPWP Wedding Photography Contest Winners

Winter 2017

Cristiano Ostinelli – ISPWP Photographer of the Quarter – Winter 2017

Lake Como, Italy
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1st Place

Cristiano Ostinelli

Cristiano Ostinelli ...

Lake Como, Italy
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2nd Place

Fabio Mirulla

Fabio Mirulla Photog...

Florence, Italy
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3rd Place

Vinny Labella

LOOK FOTOGRAFIA

Ibiza, Spain
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4th Place

Agustín Regidor

AgustinRegidor

Marbella, Spain
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5th Place

Pedro Cabrera & Andr...

100 % FOTOS

Marrakech, Ouarzazat...
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6th Place

Jonathan Cossu

Jonathan Cossu Photo...

Riviera Maya, Mexico
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7th Place

Nacho Ibáñez

Nacho Ibáñez

Tarifa ( Cádiz ) Sp...
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8th Place

Christelle Rall

Christelle Rall Phot...

Cape Town, South Afr...
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9th Place

Franck Boutonnet

Franck Boutonnet Pho...

Paris, France
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10th Place

Richard Howman

Élan Images Ltd.

Bristol, United King...
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11th Place

Rino Cordella

Rino Cordella Photog...

Puglia, Italy
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12th Place

cafa liu

cafaphoto

Toronto, Ontario
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13th Place

Victor Lax

Victor Lax

Barcelona, Spain
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14th Place

Ralf Czogallik

Eppel Fotografie

Haler, Netherlands
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15th Place

Rocio Vega

Veroa Fotografia

Madrid, Spain
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16th Place

Kemran Shiraliev

Shiraliev photography

Moscow, Russia
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17th Place

Mike Rodriguez

Mike Rodriguez Photo...

Miami, Florida. Unit...
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18th Place

Matt Theilen

Theilen Photography

Lake Tahoe, California
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19th Place

Igor Bulgak

Igor Bulgak

London, UK
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20th Place

Dave Paek

Dave Paek Photography

New York City, New Y...

Prizes

First prize

  • $1000 Cash
  • 1st Pick of Product Prizes
  • Photographer of the Quarter

Second prize

  • $600 Cash
  • 2nd Pick of Product Prizes

Third prize

  • $400 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

Flothemes – Free theme (value up to $399)
Providing creative All-In-One WordPress blog site solutions for creative media professionals.
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Floricolor - Album valued at 300,00€
Floricolor is offering one Album valued in 300,00€. The winner can select an Album from one of our Collections, with all the extras available within the offered value. Shipping costs are also included on the offer.
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Photobooth Supply Co. - Educational Video Series (value $300)
Learn how to start and operate a profitable photobooth rental business, with or without any previous experience. Join Catalina Bloch and Brandon Wong as they discuss what it takes to start and grow a photo booth business in today's ultra-competitive landscape. Brandon and Catalina share their hard earned wisdom on topics such as developing your brand, pricing strategies, using social media for promotion, hiring employees, and so much more. If you are just starting out in the photobooth rental business or thinking about making the jump to running your own business, then this class made just for you. This course will take you through a proven, step-by-step system to start a profitable, sustainable photobooth business that can lead you to a six figure business.
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Renaissance Albums - Print + Bind Certificate (value $200)
The certificate may be redeemed towards any Renaissance print + bind main album. The vision of Renaissance Albums is founded on excellence in production and service. This philosophy is fundamental in the innovation and craftsmanship that goes into every product we handcraft. We’re not comfortable with just making another album. We continually push the envelope and challenge ourselves to build books that redefine quality and style. We are driven to create simply the finest albums. Welcome to the world of Renaissance Albums.
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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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Albumdraft - Online Album Proofing Software - 1 year subscription (value $144)
The better way to proof your albums! Using Albumdraft is the easiest way to present the album design to your clients, providing them with a simple and intuitive way to communicate changes.
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Banti Album Proofing – 50% OFF coupon with 30 Page InDesign Album Template ($110 value)
With a beautiful album presentation and a simple way for your clients to communicate their changes, your album proofing process has never been this easy and effective. With features like email and comment notifications you can easily keep tabs on where in the process your clients are to get their albums approved in record time.
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The Image Salon - $100 Gift Certificate
We are The Image Salon, a post-production service for the busy, yet discerning wedding photographer. We are a team of working wedding photographers, brought together by international, award-winning photographers Davina and Daniel Kudish. Clients are assigned their own editor, and the editing is fully tailored to suit each photographer’s signature look.
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L-site - Gift Certificate (value $100)
L-site is a young but very creative and experienced company. We make identity design and design packings for photographers. We can realize your ideas about any type of packing, which will please your clients for many years. The winner will receive a certificate for our services (identity design creation, production of different design packings etc.), with a value of $100.
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Fundy Software - Blog Collage & Image Brander (value $78)
Your brand, your way. Tell your story and express your creative vision with dynamic web collages and professional watermarking with Blog Collage and Image Brander from Fundy Software. Easily design multiple collages or batch export your look in minutes. Plus, you can post directly to Facebook or create Instagram-ready looks with one click.
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AutoLoader by ISPWP Member Mike Dickson (value $75)
AutoLoader is essential for anyone who edits files in photoshop. It handles all the tedious file management tasks, allowing you to focus on the work at hand. Born from the need to individually retouch hundreds of photos, it has become an invaluable workflow component for hundreds of photographers worldwide. There is quite simply nothing faster than AutoLoader.
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Triple Scoop Music – Lifetime song license to 1st place winner (value $60)
The 1st place winner will 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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Judges

Fabrizio Proietto, FineArt Studio Photography, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Man of infinite ideas, photographer and founder of Fine Art Studio, Fabrizio is an urban-wannabe, lover of art and father of two big Italian dogs.

His photographic talents started at a young age and bloomed more while becoming a professional photographer following the steps of his father and founding a photography studio in Lake Como, Italy.

After Italy, Fabrizio made a few twists in Mexico, of course always followed by his dogs, he worked in Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, San Miguel de Allende and finally in the Riviera Maya.

These fine places introduced him to new people, big ideas and global love concepts that helped shape the artist he is today.

Ken Pak, Ken Pak Photography, Washington, D.C.

To find more about my work and personality, please click the following link.

*Photographer Spotlight Interview with Ken Pak - Washington, D.C | Junebug Weddings

  • Top 5 & 10 Overall Finisher in Two ISPWP Wedding Photography Contests
  • Top 50 Fearless Photographer in the World
  • Top 20 Wedisson International Wedding Photographer
  • JuneBug Weddings Best of the Best Weddings Honorable Mention (2014), Best of the Best Engagement (2015) & Best of the Best Destinations (2015)
  • Rangefinder Magazine 2015 Wedding Contest Winner
  • Associate of WPPI with 7 WPPI Silver Awards
  • Judged 2015 MyWed Wedding Contest
  • Mentor / Expert of The Mavens

Pasquale Minniti, Photo-4u, reggio calabria italy

Pasquale Minniti is a young italian wedding photographer.

Is born in the south of italy and became an international photographer in just few years for his dynamism and ambition.

In the 2016 he has collected to many awards for important world competitions: first of all, the WPPI print competition, where he won a silver award.

In the last two years he collected fourteen awards in the WPPI on line competition.

In Athens, for PWS competition, he won the firts place for the category NEW BORN and in Naples, always for PWS, he collected to many awards:

1st place for the categories Black and White and Prewedding,

2nd place for the categories Photojournalism wedding, Pregnant Maternity and Prewedding,

3rd place for the category Wedding Details.

Now is the first FEARLESS photographer of the south of italy.

He works all around the world: Paris, Berlin, London, Zurich, Dubay.

To describe his style in just few words they would be: “emotional laying”. In his photographic approach, he feels close to people and their emotions.

He tries to tell a story never forgetting the rules for a “perfect shot“.

Philip Stephenson, Stephenson Imagery, Paris, France

My photographic career started in 2001, where I worked as a photojournalist in London, England.  Following a yearlong trek through West Africa I moved to France in 2007. Since then, I drew my attention towards wedding photography to which I applied the experience and style of my early work.

As a member of the ISPWP, the WPJA and Fearless Photographers, my photography has gained several awards; listed in the ‘ISPWP Top 100 Wedding Photographers in the World – 2016’; as well as the ‘Top WPJA Photographers’ for 2015 and 2013.