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Cemal Can AteĹ&#x;

Your credo? Possibleness of stopping the time, its power. Dreamy destination? Would like to reach universal liking by chasing orginality. You are wedding photographer since? Since 2010. Your inspiration source for creativity? The life itself. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The moment that I see happiness on their face when I show a frame to my couple. Wedding photography for you is? Catching the most natural and unique moments of that most special day. What would you wish to Society? Transmitting my photos to more people day by day.

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Sergio Cueto

Your credo? To capture real emotions as they unfold during the wedding day and give the couples a legacy for the years to come. Dreamy destination? I‘m looking forward to photograph a wedding in New Zealand! You are wedding photographer since? 2011. Your inspiration source for creativity? I find inspiration almost everywhere! From movies, tv shows and advertisings to classical paintings. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I love the atmosphere during the getting ready moments. Emotions are running high and there are a lot of actions taking place at the same time; it‘s like photographing a colony of busy little bees :-) Wedding photography for you is? Emotional connection. I do my best to capture the connections, not only between the couple but also between them and their families and friends. And the best way to do it is to be emotionally connected with the people I‘m photographing. What would you wish to Society? A lot of anniversaries more!

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Chris Mann

Your credo? To give my clients the best work I possibly can, and also the best customer service. Dreamy destination? The American deserts in Utah and Nevada – amazing wild places and high on my list of locations to photograph. You are wedding photographer since? 2003. Your inspiration source for creativity? Classic movies, street photography, fine art landscape photos, and Impressionist paintings. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I don’t really have a favourite moment - there are so many opportunities for pictures at a wedding – but if you make me choose, I suppose I would say when the bride is walking in to the church with her father. Wedding photography for you is? Telling the story of a very important day in the lives of two families – and capturing unexpected moments. What would you wish to Society? To promote good wedding photography – explain to couples why they should choose their wedding photographer carefully, and look for someone with the right skills and experience, not just choose on price.

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There are so many opportunities for pictures at a wedding

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Homero Xavier

Fotojournalism for local and destination weddings

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Aimed at meeting the needs of customers with quality, commitment and originality

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Alexandra Botvinovskaya

Your credo? Don’t only shoot with your eyes, shoot with your heart. Dreamy destination? Great Britain. You are wedding photographer since? 2011. Your inspiration source for creativity? Modern and classic art, good films, travelling with my sweetheart. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? When the bride and groom read their own vows. It’s such an intimate and sweet moment, to hear it in their own words. Wedding photography for you is? Storytelling. Every wedding is a true story about people in love and the story is always unique. What would you wish to Society? My congratulations! It‘s time to start new endeavors with new goals. Move forward with fresh confidence and courage.


Every wedding is a true story about people in love and the story is always unique

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Axel Breuer

Your credo? Everything is beautiful, that you are looking at with love. Dreamy destination? Nature, everywhere. You are wedding photographer since? 2007. Your inspiration source for creativity? Preserve old, try new. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Getting ready, first look, ceremony. Wedding photography for you is? Enjoyment every moment. What would you wish to Society? You are on a good way, preserve old, try new :)

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Everything is beautiful, that you are looking at with love


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Giorgio Baruffi

Your wedding day is one of the most important moments of your life together. This day deserves so much attention and surely the best documentation possible. That’s why I photograph these moments so important as well as a reporter would tell an event: looking carefully the happenings and and taking pictures promptly of any situation.


Looking carefully the happenings and and taking pictures promptly of any situation

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Dävu Novoa

Your credo? The elevator to success is not available. You have to use the stairs, one by one. Dreamy destination? California and New Zealand. You are wedding photographer since? From 2013. Your inspiration source for creativity? My source of inspiration is to try to capture what happens, photojournalism, capturing a pretty picture and to transmit what is happening, you see it years later and I remember it perfectly now. Improve every day, professionally and personally. Learn from the best, look like a freak and let it inspire me. Creativity

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Which moment you like the most in wedding day? It depends on the wedding. I let myself inspire much for the scenery and the environment. You could say that I like them all and none. Wedding photography

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you is? Someone looking for his client, but first for himself. If a photographer wants to learn , he is ambitious , hardworking, fighter, competitive and wants to be the best, automatically is looking for his client. What would you wish to Society? Fulfill all their wishes.

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The elevator to success is not available. You have to use the stairs, one by one

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Petrica Tanase Fixfoto

Your credo? Moments last forever. Dreamy destination? Santorini – maybe :) You are wedding photographer since? Since 2008. Your inspiration source for creativity? People in love are my inspiration. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I think the party is my favorite. Wedding photography for you is? Is a way of life. What would you wish to Society? Dream BIG.

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People in love are my inspiration

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Adrian Stehlik

I choose to photograph weddings because therein I find ingredients that nourish my soul and my love for photography. Love, feeling, joy, tenderness, passion are the emotions that surround a wedding... and I want to be there for every moment. At every wedding, my wish is to find friends, not customers, and this is why I seek to be the person who documented every moment of that great day. I seek uninhibited couples who want to break the rules and traditions that make a wedding. Which is why my work is completely custom, and my couples will deal with me from the interview through the album. For me, every wedding is a commitment and personal challenge of innovating in each one of them.

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Love, feeling, joy, tenderness, passion are the emotions that surround a wedding...

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John Palacio

Your credo? I like wedding photography and I believe that is the perfect moment to photograph love and emotion. Dreamy destination? Santorini, Greece. You are wedding photographer since? Since 2009 (seven years ago). Your inspiration source for creativity? My inspiration is try to show (reflect) the love

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Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The most exiting moment is the bridal entrance, I saw many grooms crying because of happiness and when I see those expressive faces behind my lens, I feel motivated to capture the best image of that special feeling. Wedding photography for you is? Wedding photography for me is the best way to eternalize the union between two lovers. What would you wish to Society? I would like that Society continue supporting wedding photographers from all over the word, to reach together a worthy place for this profession.

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Wedding photography for me is the best way to eternalize the union between two lovers


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Jose Ignacio Ruiz

Your credo? Enjoy the wedding. I think if you are not happy with your work is that you should change jobs. Dreamy destination? I would love to photograph a wedding in India. You are wedding photographer since? I photographed my first wedding in 2008. Your inspiration source for creativity? Preparations and the party. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Life, feelings, emotion. What would you wish to Society? Continue collecting good fellow photographers and is a good showcase for grooms looking for something different.

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If you are not happy with your work is that you should change jobs

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Yiannis Sotiropoulos

Your credo? Do what you do with love and passion. Dreamy destination? Cuba, Dominican Republic. You are wedding photographer since? Since 2010. Your inspiration source for creativity? Inspiration comes from movies, magazines. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I love bride‘s preparation because there is a lot of good things happen!!! Wedding photography for you is? Challenge... because every wedding is different!! Even if happens in the same location or church! What would you wish to Society? Keep up doing what you do! It‘s great!!!


Because every wedding is different!!

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Emanuele Capoferri

Emanuele Capoferri photographer from more than 10 years for business and passion, his job is to tell a more honest, and can spontaneously unfold marriage.

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I am one of the lucky ones who have managed to turn their passion into a profession and that is why I enjoy every minute of it

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Mirek Krcma

Your credo? ...trying to catch THE moment... Dreamy destination? There are more of them: Scotland, Faroe Islands, Iceland. You are wedding photographer since? Up to now more like a hobbyist, this year I`m planning to become a professional. Your inspiration source for creativity? People & nature & light. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The groom seeing the bride for the first time. Wedding photography for you is? ...telling a unique, beautiful, colourful story. What would you wish to Society? Long life... and to be inspiring and remain trustworthy.

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...trying to catch THE moment...


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Kristina Sereikaite

Dreamy destination? Every new place inspiring, but at this moment I want to feel the Japan through my camera. You are wedding photographer since? I am professional wedding and portrait photographer five years. Your inspiration source for creativity? People, paintings, cinema and new challenges that I take every day. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Wedding is full of emotions – and when you feel that these emotions is attaching to you – it is the best moment. Wedding photography for you is? Is opportunity to contribute to the amazing day and preserve memories. What would you wish to Society? To grow wonderful and full of talented people community. I am happy that there are creative people who can catches the most important moments of the day!


Wedding is full of emotions

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Nicolรกs Poblete

Dreamy destination? Iceland. You are wedding photographer since? 5-6 years. Your inspiration source for creativity? Movies and great TV shows. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Party. Wedding photography for you is? Freedom. What would you wish to Society? Grow up.

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Flavio Bandiera

Flavio Bandiera was born in 1970. His life is permeated with photography since the youngest age, being his father Stefano a well-known advertising and landscape photographer. Art lover, fond of literature and music, Flavio begins his career as an assistant photographer working in several fields as portrait, still life, and advertising photography. His first experience with wedding photography, in the ’90s, was almost accidental and marked the beginning of a great passion: while looking for a perspective that could be more real and immediate than the most fashionable and popular point of view he discovered in this field the perfect mixture of a formal rigour and a stylistic spontaneity. “I am constantly travelling around the world, taking pictures of weddings and events for all those people desiring to preserve memories of exciting celebrations: I serve them with my photo reportages that merge spontaneity and refinement, and bring back to memory the delight and joy of such unique situations.�


I serve them with my photo reportages that merge spontaneity and refinement, and bring back to memory the delight and joy of such unique situations.


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Luca Antonelli

Your credo? What ever you do, do it well. One of the most famous quotes of Walt Disney that I always try to achieve. Dreamy destination? I love Japan. I love the the traditions and the atmosphere of that land, and I hope someday to partecipate to a destination wedding in Japan. You are wedding photographer since? I started to photograph weddings since 2009 as second photographer. In 2011, during a workshop, I met Tatiana, a really good photographer that in 2013 became my wife. In the same year we opened our studio „Alma“. Your inspiration source for creativity? Our main source of inspiration are our brides and our grooms. With them we talk constantly of the marriage, together we chose the locations, we discuss about the details and study any moment of day. Nothing is left to improvisation, in this way every marriage becomes special for us and for the newlyweds. Naturally behind every marriage there is also a continuos study on photography, on wedding photographers, on the styles and „ways of telling“ with photos. In this, weddingphotographersociety.com is definitely a huge help. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The moment that surely we love the most in the wedding day is the time of the „getting ready“. Often the photographer is left alone with the bride or groom and the atmosphere that is created becomes very constructive, in those moments there‘s always a particular energy in the newlyweds, a mixture of joy and nervousness which makes every thing more intense. For this, the pictures that we take become special. Wedding photography for you is? Wedding photography for me is a medley of many things, the proud to have been chosen to tell one of the best days of the newlyweds, the determination to being able in any wedding to do better than the previous marriage, the fear of not being able to do better than the previous marriage, the awareness that every marriage brings something new to learn. All feelings that push you to do my best every time. What would you wish to Society? I hope that the Society will continue, as it has done until now, to valorize the work of professional photographers.


What ever you do, do it well

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Matteo Originale

Dreamy destination? International. You are wedding photographer since? I am a wedding photographer for 10 years. Your inspiration source for creativity? My source of inspiration for my creativity is based on many factors , but mostly it is based from my emotions that my heart gives me during the wedding services. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The phase of the preparations is very beautiful, full of many emotions and so many tensions. Wedding photography for you is? You can tell with a click a single day full of love and joy. What would you wish to Society? But I must admit that I find it well done everything and run.

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You can tell with a click a single day full of love and joy


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Carol Ottolini

I seek the silence contained in the emotion, that second one where a glance can contain a thousand words. I feel privileged to be able to tell by my look, stories that will be part of the lives of the people I photograph forever. The photo immortalizes not photographed my only, it also makes me a little immortal.


Where a glance can contain a thousand words

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Mรกti Fotografia

Sometimes we think that a picture can express the true feeling we felt at the time the picture was taken. However, we forget that for every human being who observes the image may come different feelings and emotions. For some; beauty, for other memories, but for all LIFE ... Thats the biggest inspiration.

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Every human being who observes the image may have different feelings and emotions

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Hanna Baranava

I prefer to document a wedding day as it happens: spontaneous, fun, true, glorious and tell the story of the full wedding day - your big day in Italy or in any other country around the world. I really love the light, natural colours and the right tender moment for a photo and to capture the invaluable manifestation of emotions on the wedding day.

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Italy is a best place for a wedding


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Francesco Manganelli

Your credo? I tell your story, I catch your emotions This sentence embodies my way of being a wedding photographer: telling your happiest day in pictures. Dreamy destination? Monument Valley, Arizona. You are wedding photographer since? 1995. Your inspiration source for creativity? The most famous reporterS in the world: Cartier-Bresson, Salgado, McCurry, Frank, Koudelka. And the Italians: Berengo, Zizola, and some great wedding reporter like Vertelli, Corsi. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? When I can take candid shoots at the receiving. Wedding photography for you is? Taking pictures that someone will see 100 years after. What would you wish to Society? Promote the growth of photographic culture in society.


Telling your happiest day in pictures

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Annie Gozard

I love weddings, I love photography. Lucky me, I love my job. My goal is to capture all decisive moments of the day (laughters and tears, hugs and glances, joy and fun) in a non-intrusive way. And I also love to make beautiful portraits of bride and groom in a timeless way.

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I love weddings, I love photography. Lucky me, I love my job


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Sam Leong

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that wonderful. You are wedding photographer since? Forgot, seems like 10 years ago. Your inspiration source for creativity? google, pinterest, book, friends... all kind source i thought was useful. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? For us wedding day shooting you cannot miss out any details, so we have to like every of it. Wedding photography for you is? Well, is our jobs to make it look wonderful. But we enjoy it. To make photo look nice, photographer have to passionate of shooting; and make good communicate with every client. We click with people.

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We click with people

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Antonio La Malfa

Your credo? I love photography in all his nuances and telling stories is my passion. Dreamy destination? Since always I love travelling, but if I should to choose ... Bali Indonesia. You are wedding photographer since? I am wedding photographer for a from long time, since i was a child i followed my father in the events. Your inspiration source for creativity? Mainly I give inspiration from the light and from what the location offers. The Bride and groom do the rest. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The best moment is when the bride enter in the church, I feel myself moved seeing the way how the people observe this moment with curiosity and

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ding photography for you is? Be wedding photographer means give a personal view of the event, keeping it in the middle between photographer and invited. An emotional photography but most of all true, where the photographer is not the director but the writer of a story. What would you wish to Society? I wish to Society to grow as much as possible in order to satisfy all request and desire of is customer.

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An emotional photography but most of all true, where the photographer is not the director but the writer of a story

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Daniel Henrique Souza

Your credo? I believe that the value of photography can be found in that each is a memory which makes us relive times past. Seeing the pictures has the power to bring the family together and make them smile, and it is fun to remind us of the moments lived and the important days they had together. I believe that as a person and a professional I should always have the sensibility to capture the most incredible moments that sometimes go unnoticed by us. I believe that God has given us love for one another and we should never forget that. Dreamy destination? I would love to take wedding pictures in Spain, Portugal, Italy and England. I think the whole Europe but those places are the ones on the top of my list. You are wedding photographer since? I am a wedding photographer since November 2013. Your inspiration source for creativity? My inspiration comes from music, I always see myself listening some classic and even some pop music before the photoshoot, it became my little ritual :) Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Oh, I love the moment when everyone is dancing, it is the moment I always have fun because I am interacting more with the bride, groom and theirs guests, I am able to register the most spontaneous moments that sometimes is very hard to get. Wedding photography for you is? I am a photographer that cares about the couple history, that connects with them on their wedding day to register every details and moments of the most important day of their life. What would you wish to Society? First, congratulations! I am honor to be part of this great Society, I wish that you guys keep growing and become one of the biggest and best group of Wedding Photographers in the world, keep recognizing all of our work as a Photographer! So thank you for this opportunity.


I believe that God has given us love for one another and we should never forget that

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Christophe Viseux

Dreamy destination? Sicily Italy. You are wedding photographer since? 2010. Your inspiration source for creativity? Other photographers world wide, i follow a lot of them and i love to see as many work from different photographers. Also not only wedding photographers, i get inspiration from all of them :) Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I just love my job as it is. Every wedding is different so there is no favorite time of day for me. It changes on every wedding. Wedding photography for you is? Feeling the love, bringing more happiness and playfulness to the wedding. And capturing true moments. What would you wish to Society? Keep on growing and helping other photographers.

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I just love my job as it is

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Christophe Viseux

Christophe spent several years around the world working as an art director in advertising (New York, Paris) and as a travel photographer (Honolulu, Australia). He naturally found his way into wedding photography when he moved back to his native France. His background in visual communication and his documentary approach encourages him to create creative yet authentic pictures.

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Creative Documentary Wedding Photography

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Stephen Liberge

Your credo? I like people and nature so my credo is simply taking the life in the most natural way... Dreamy destination? USA and Italy. You are wedding photographer since? I‘m a wedding photographer since 5 years. Your inspiration source for creativity? People, music, my family and see the work of others photographers. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The getting ready part I love this special moment! Wedding photography for you is? Essential ! I need to shoot wedding it’s a drug! What would you wish to Society? To see Society grow up.

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I need to shoot wedding it’s a drug!

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Mircea Marinescu

Your credo? My credo is „Carpe diem“ , I think this helps me make all the time, different and original pictures, even if sometimes there are the same locations. Dreamy destination? I think that my dreamy destination is anywhere I‘ve never been, not a particular place, but a new place every time. New places inspires me most. That‘s why I can call my self a destination wedding photographer. You are wedding photographer since? I am a full time wedding photographer since 2008. My inspiration sources are the people I work with. I mold a lot after them, their characters, energy and feelings inspires me most. We are all different and that‘s good. When shooting, I put accent more on the people and the fillings between them rather than a location, but if I have a beautiful location also, it will be even better. Your inspiration source for creativity? I usually like all the moments on a wedding day, but the most I think I like most the groom and bride photo sessions and the groom and bride family portraits. The moments when they hug their children and look them in their eyes are priceless for me. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Wedding photography and photography in general is a way of life for me, it changed me in a better man, made me more positive and optimistic, made me see the beauty in small thing. I work with beautiful happy people and that is a good thing. Wedding photography for you is? Art is a medicine for the soul and mind. What would you wish to Society? I wish you to continue what you‘ve started, to be a more powerful source of inspiration and remain objective.


Art is a medicine for the soul and mind

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Joseph Radhik

Joseph Radhik is arguably one of India‘s most celebrated wedding photographers, known for his breathtaking imagery and mastery of the craft. Winner of the 1st place in the „Weddings“ category at the International Photography Awards 2015, thrice nominated for the 10 Most Influential People in Photography by Asian Photography Journal, multiple gold winner at The Great Indian Wedding Awards 2014 and top of the wishlist for prospective brides and grooms everywhere, this Indian Institute of Management alumnus has raised the bar for wedding photography and cinema in the country. Dreamy destination? Iceland! You are wedding photographer since? 2010. Your inspiration source for creativity? National Geographic and the best fashion photographers. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? In Indian weddings, there‘s a moment called „the vidai“ or departure, it is when the bride leaves the wedding ceremony to go to her new house. It‘s an emotionally charged and intimate moment which I love capturing. Wedding photography for you is? Everything I‘ve always dreamed of doing for my life. Weddings are the perfect mix of fashion, lifestyle, documentary and slice of life! What would you wish to Society? I hope to see WPS forge itself as the go to destination for any bride that enjoys great photography which showcases true emotion.

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Weddings are the perfect mix of fashion, lifestyle, documentary and slice of life!

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Jacek Bieniek

Your credo? My credo is „Be always present and never seen“. Dreamy destination? My dreamy destination are paradise beaches of Thailand. Since first look, I felt in love with them. You are wedding photographer since? I‘m wedding photographer for about 6 years. Your inspiration source for creativity? Every couple is different - this is the best source for creativity, each time we meet people with different dreams, characters, passions, point of view. What is more, I try to follow work of other photographers, that I admire. I never have time to get bored. Always active. Visiting new places, meeting new people, even tasting new food can make you really inspired to create something beautiful.

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Anton Welt

I consider myself as a portrait photographer but have broad experience in destination wedding photography. Style of my work may be described as elegant portraiture with classic fashion photography touch. I do love taking pictures in beautiful places and luxurious venues all over the world but first of all we‘re focused on people we shoot. In general i am getting inspired by beauty of loving couples and confidence of successful people. I don’t want to chase rapidly changing trends. My goal is to take timeless photos.

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My goal is to take timeless photos

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Marcelo Xavier Silva

You are wedding photographer since? 16 years. Your inspiration source for creativity? All I can see, hear and feel. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Bride session and reception. Wedding photography for you is? Feeling. What would you wish to Society? Peace.

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I chose to be a wedding photographer to be able to register true love among people. The camera is just a detail

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Pavel Kritchko

Your credo? Be happy and make people around me happy too. Try to notice the beauty in simple things. Think positively. Dreamy destination? I want to take pictures of the wedding on Mars. Of course, this is a joke. In fact, on our planet there are many very beautiful places in Iceland, New Zealand, Chile, the Faroe Islands and many other places. For me, is more important people and their emotions than the place where the wedding takes place. You are wedding photographer since? Not so long – since 2013. Your inspiration source for creativity? I try to find inspiration in everyday life, travel, cinema, music, various exhibitions, the time spent with my girlfriend, in communion with other people, and of course in my dreams. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Most of all I like the moments during the wedding ceremony! It is always a very exciting time. Wedding photography for you is? It‘s my favorite work, a way of self-expression, creativity, ability to communicate with different interesting people, who then become friends, the opportunity to travel and see the world, the ability to create stories for future generations of my couples. What would you wish to Society? To move forward and to be better yourself yesterday.

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Ana Paula Lobato

Your credo? „The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.“ Eleanor Roosevelt. Dreamy destination? Tailandia. You are wedding photographer since? 2012. Your inspiration source for creativity? People and their uniqueness. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I would say the moment the bride enter the aisle... But I also love any moment they are themselves and let all worry and tension goes away. Wedding photography for you is? A challenge of always making an incredible job that will make my clients incredible happy! What would you wish to Society? Joy and greatness :)

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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams

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Massimo Simula

Since 1978, Massimo Simula Photographer offers the excellence of its service in Italy and abroad, boasting a wide variety of certificates and awards both nationally and internationally. The team, composed of three photographers, shares the vision of the wedding photo shoot like a reportage of the big day.

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When the profession allows you to cultivate a passion, your work becomes satisfaction

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Julian Somadewa

Dreamy destination? Japan. You are wedding photographer since? 7 years. Your inspiration source for creativity? All inside the INTERNET! Youtube, Website, and more... Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Crying, when the brides ask permit to their parents. Wedding photography for you is? My LIFE. What would you wish to Society? Great community... Great photographers, great style...

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Uliana Yarets

I like to photograph most like wedding photos. Photography emotion brings a lot of fun. The best in photography is that it makes history people. I love emotional, surround photos

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The best in photography is that it makes history

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Mihnea Volocariu

Dreamy destination? Mexic because I am madly in love with their colours and energy. I am sure they really know how to live the moment. You are wedding photographer since? 5 years. Your inspiration source for creativity? My sweet girlfriend Andra which has always positive energy and a smile on her face + good music ( I always imagine and „hear“ music while I am shooting and I see everything as a movie). Which moment you like the most in wedding day? My favorite moment is when the brides are getting ready, because they are excited, all sort of people come in and see them and they see each other after a long time (in many cases). They are extremely impatient. Wedding photography for you is? The perfect place where love and emotions meet. Nothing else charges me with more energy than a wedding, you can see there the deepest feelings of your bride and groom, of their parents, of their friends. So much happiness. The complexity of the event blows me away, because everything is so diverse. A photography with the grandparents is so different from the photo with your best friends jumping in the pool for example, but still they both can bring you tears in your eyes and to make you feel like you wanna live that moment. What would you wish to Society? Wish you all the best and grow this Society as we also try to grow our businesses, with a lot of passion :D

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Jeremy Rich

New England + Destination heirloom wedding, engagement & lifestyle photgraphy!

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Michelle Arlotta

i wear white after labor day. i don’t wear socks to bed. i sport flip flops until frostbite is a major threat. i am a bucket of rhythm. i run because i can. i used to pretend the horn on my bike was a gearshift. i have slept on a beach in dar es salaam. i can’t travel without q-tips. i get terribly motion sick. i seriously love salt. i think ketchup should be illegal. i could eat pizza everyday. i work with a kitty on my desk. i thought my first dog was better than a cabbage patch kid. i have a bird named chicken. i once spent a summer playing nintendo. i think 30 is the new 20. i don’t stop until i get enough. i always wanted to be a photographer. i still have my first camera. i do what i love.


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Katrin KĂźllenberg

Photography does not just document your life: it is the fundament of your future memories. A wedding is not a static moment but an enfolding story, filled with nervous emotion, joyful relief and funny little mishaps.

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A wedding is not a static moment but an enfolding story


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Your credo? Be true to yourself and to your clients. Do the best no matter what. Don‘t be serious. Always smile and laugh cause photography is fun. Dreamy destination? I guess Bolivia salar de uyuni. I‘ll make this happen in 2017. You are wedding photographer since? Full time wedding photographer since 2011. Your inspiration source for creativity? Best travel photographers and fashion magazines. And movies. Good movies I mean. If you are photographer and trying to find inspiration watch this movie for example „Pride & Prejudice“ 2005. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Sunset session with already relaxed couple and crazy dances. Wedding photography for you is? The biggest part of my life after my family. What would you wish to Society? Always stay true and honest and don‘t show mediocre photos.

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My name is Kรกssio Silva, brazilian, born in 1975 and passionate about life. Owner of Studio 22 and working with wedding photography since 2009. My style is photojournalistic and my goal is spontaneous moments in order to create memorable and heart touching pictures.

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Your credo? Try and try again. Dreamy destination? Island and eastern Europe. You are wedding photographer since? I’m wedding photographer since 2012. Your inspiration source for creativity? Inspiration in art, painting, street and documentary photography, wedding photography. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Getting ready and dinner. Wedding photography for you is? The opportunity to capture the strong links between the bride and groom with them family and friends‌ these links of love. What would you wish to Society? More simple photographer front end. But I saw the evolution of WPS and you did and you do a great job!

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Your credo? I truly believe that a beautiful photo shows the connection between two people. The connection that only they have, not the one that I, as the photographer, creates. A hallmark of my work is being able to capture that emotional connection and beauty while adding in a beautiful scene, light or other story telling elements. You should look back at a photo in 50 years and not only see a timeless photo, but feel that same emotion. Dreamy destination? I love unique destinations. I’ve photographed in 3 different countries and numerous states in the US for both big weddings and small elopements. While one of my favorite destination weddings of all time has to be an elopement with 5 people total (including the officiant and myself), any “unique” destination has the potential to be a truly beautiful environment. I’d love to do something in an abandoned castle personally. You are wedding photographer since? I’ve been a wedding photographer since 2006 and an editorial/magazine photographer since 2005. Your inspiration source for creativity? I draw inspiration from so many places other then wedding photographers. Film, locations, advertising campaigns and observing real life interactions with people all influence my work. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? It’s so difficult to pick just one moment, there are so many great ones. For me, I love the peak of emotion in any part of the day. One of the times when its most apparent is when the bride and groom see each other for the first time whether its walking down the aisle or seeing each other before the ceremony. Gasps, smiles, tears - you name it, there is such a range of unfiltered emotion at that moment it makes for amazing photography. Wedding photography for you is? I have a very simple philosophy when it comes to capturing a wedding. Sometimes we take photos that show what our clients (and family & friends) look like, others show “who they are”. I love creating a highly styled, posed and lit portrait but I also love capturing the raw emotion, the “moment” and the joy of the day to show who we are. I think in terms of 100 or even 200 years from now, when we are all gone and all that is left are the photos, what will they tell people about how we lived & loved. What would you wish to Society? I am so honored to be part of such an elite group of photographers. My sincerest thanks to you for all the hard work you put in not only for running such an amazing organization but the monthly contests and publications giving every photographer the urge to push themselves. Keep up the great work!


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Your credo? You are born unique, don‘t die as a copy. Dreamy destination? Scotland, Iceland. You are wedding photographer since? Since 2007. Your inspiration source for creativity? My inspiration in art, travel & different cultures. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I like all moments in wedding day, but reception & photo session is my favorites! Wedding photography for you is? Favorite work & passion. What would you wish to Society? Congratulation on the first anniversary and I wish good luck in the deevelopment of you wedding photographers society!

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Your credo? Believe in what you do and become better every day. Dreamy destination? I have more than one dreamy destinations but my very best is New York City. Maybe because I was in the city two years ago and I was impressed about what I saw there. You are wedding photographer since? I‘m a wedding photographer for 3 years now but I‘m a photographer since 2004. Your inspiration source for creativity? One of my inspiration source are the workshops but I‘m always studying and searching other good photographers. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Well, I love the first dance and the party, especially when is a crazy party. Wedding photography for you is? Wedding photography for me is everything. What would you wish to Society? Happy b-day! We are „born“ in the same day so this is nice. What do you wish for me? :))


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Luca Fabbian

I love to read, write, and of course snap tons of pictures! All jokes aside, I’m incredibly lucky that my passion happens to coincide a wonderful job: capturing people’s most cherished memories. I started taking photos too long ago to mention (ahem), but the thing I love most about photography is that, for “my” couples, the dazzling smiles, tender moments, and joyous celebrations of their special day never seem lose their emotional glow as time goes by.. It makes me feel incredibly good to be able to give people that kind of feeling and I hope to be able to keep doing it for a long, long time to come.

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Laetitia Patezour

Your credo? „Today is wild, and it is yours.“ Dreamy destination? Any tropical island would do it, very far North in Canada, or in Iceland. You are wedding photographer since? I was a wedding photographer in France before moving to USA (I moved across the Atlantic in 2008), but I started again here in USA, in 2010. Your inspiration source for creativity? Many amazing portfolio of wedding photographers are available to us at our fingertips. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I will sound very basic, but I will say at the ceremony when the groom sees the bride for the first time, and if they wrote any vows, then I might even cry. Wedding photography for you is? I am just the person who will capture one the most important time of the life of a couple. I am just the memories that will be there a lifetime ;) What would you wish to Society? The best wedding images.

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Jere Satamo

I am 33 eyrs old family man from Finland, father of two adorable children and husband of perfect wife. My main focus is on storytelling and I love giving opportunity for people to live those moments again.

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Francesco Gravina

Over the years I focused on the world of weddings and from 2006 I finally started to express my ideas and creativity through reportage photography, or known as photojournalism. A beautiful picture is something so subjective. It doesn’t have to be technically perfect to be beautiful, yet it needs to be able to re-evoke unique moments and feelings. In one single image, there is so much to say and, even more, transmit to those who look at it, again and again in time. I am a very sensitive person, one of those lucky who get excited while waiting of the bride, or enchanted in front of a kiss at the sunset. And I like to get involved emotionally in front the love stories of my couples, this is the secret of the success of my “Photo Wedding Stories”.

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Daniele Faverzani

Your credo? Quality above all. You are wedding photographer since? From 1997. Your inspiration source for creativity? Italian neorealism and my background. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? All moments are nice and important for different reasons. All deserve the same attention. Wedding photography for you is? Spontaneity and emotion. What would you wish to Society? That values of good photographers and photo quality without being influenced by the fashions of the moment.

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Bernard Pretorius

I have an incredible love for travelling and I don’t only shoot weddings around Greece and the Greek islands, but I am shoot destination weddings all over Europe and the rest of the world. Tell me a funny joke and I will appreciate it. A good song makes me tap my foot and a great beat resonates with my soul. I am passionate about people and their stories. The Greek island of Paros and its people stole my heart, so I visit as often as I can. Connecting with people and building relationships gets me excited. Seeing other people happy, makes me happy. Sticking my eye behind the camera’s viewfinder energises me. Every day I make a point to notice the beauty of the sunset.

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Lynne Kennedy

Your credo? I believe in Karma so my motto is treat others as you would like them to treat you. Dreamy destination? The mountains of Canada or New Zealand or the Himalaya. You are wedding photographer since? 2007. Your inspiration source for creativity? I have a few photographers whose work inspires me but also I use the landscape I work in for inspiration. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I think the vows are my favourite part because it’s the most real, intimate part of the day. Wedding photography for you is? A fabulous way to earn a living – I love my job and being able to give people a permanent reminder of the important moments in their lives is wonderful. What would you wish to Society? Thanks for nominating me in this group and all the best for the future of the Society. Onwards and upwards.


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Alessandro Banchelli

Your credo? I believe that the photography is a life style, is a way that you can enjoy the real sense of the life. The photographer is like a writer, He needs to show his vision at somebody else or at the public and he uses the cameras like a pen. When the inspiration is coming‌ the eyes, the camera and the soul are one thing. The story is the focus of my approach at wedding photography, i think the tale is the center of photo reportage. Dreamy destination? I think Mexico for a lot of reason, this country includes a different weathers and climates and the light is very strange. You can enjoy a carribean atmosphere and in the same day you can fly in the Desert, Montain lagoon, or you can enjoy a ancient mayan ruin like venue of your photo shoot. You are wedding photographer since? Since 2005. Your inspiration source for creativity? The Arts in general are source of my inspiration. When you are reading a book you are imagining something, a atmosphere, a emotion, a light a moment. The Cinema is a good school for every photographer because the Cinema is the evolution of the photography and includes a story too. The art exhibition as well, the Artist looking a inspiration in the Beauty and they discover what is hidden. I think is very important to share your images with other photographer, the global comunity is a big source for the photographer. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I love the getting ready, you are solo with Bride and in this moment starts the magic. Wedding photography for you is? It is a good way to develop my vision, it is not only a job but is a mission. What would you wish to Society? I wish to the Society keeps going to this way. You rock guys!!!

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Marine Poron

Ernestine and her family is ... Marine photographer for more than 10 years, mother of 2 children, based in Ile de France. What moves me? Love, of course! I‘m addicted to emotions, I love roar of laughter, tears of joy, and the traces they leave in our hearts. I cultivate the memory, I think it allows us to better live in the present. I love the family albums, how they trace our history and define us. This is why I truly believe that it is important to keep beautiful pictures of strong moment of our lives.

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Tony Rappa

Your credo? I don’t just want to take pictures, I want to make memories last forever. Dreamy destination? Scandinavian countries. I’d love to see the Northern lights. You are wedding photographer since? I have been into wedding photography since the moment I was born. My father is a wedding photographer and I grew up looking at my father working and taking pictures at weddings. I have been a professional photographer for 20 years. Your inspiration source for creativity? The most important source of inspiration is being curious. I love looking at people and what they are doing. I like looking at what is going on around me, being amazed by every single detail just like a child would do. That’s the key for creativity. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I don’t have a favorite moment. Of course some moments are more emotional than others like when the bride arrives at the church or when still the bride steps inside the church but I believe wedding is a mix of special moments and you have to tell them all, make them last forever. A photographer should never get distracted because you never know when something special can happen. Wedding photography for you is? Bride and groom put their trust in you, asking to make their memories last forever in the most important day of their lives. To me is the most important honor and responsability a photographer could ever have. What would you wish to Society? Get the chance to share my idea of wedding and at the same time compare my work to the one of the greatest wedding photographers.

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Wouter Colen

Your credo? Get it while you can. Dreamy destination? Norway. You are wedding photographer since? Since 2013. Your inspiration source for creativity? I am inspired by people, and the love that they share. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? My favorite time is when bride and groom are getting ready. Wedding photography for you is? Wedding photography is a mission, it is being a photojournalist, a portrait photographer, an artist, and requires a lot of people skills. What would you wish to Society? I wish for the society to grow, and to not only focus on staged wedding photography and dreamy destinations, but on real moments and emotions, as wedding photography is not about the perfect picture, it is about telling a story and creating real genuine memories.

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Rodolphe Lamare

Your credo? My credo is simply that quality is not an exception, and photography is not a job but a passion. Dreamy destination? I don’t have a dreamy destination; every single place offers an opportunity to shoot stunning pictures if we pay attention of the composition and the elements to play with. However Mauritius of course is my favorite venue and definitely the south of the Island with its pristine large immaculate beaches and the mountains in the back. You are wedding photographer since? I’ve had, as a wedding photographer in Mauritius since about 20 years, the extreme honor of photographing couples from all over the world here in Mauritius, in the Seychelles, Africa and Indian Ocean and each one of them proves for me time and time again what a wonderful gift this has been. I love the ability to preserve memories that couples and their families will treasure for many years to come. Your inspiration source for creativity? The wedding couple is my main source of inspiration and creativity, as every single event and “talents“ are different and that requires a special attention. I look often on the internet to add some more techniques to my skills and to provide, then, in a very natural, modern, elegant, romantic and cinematic way, an even better end-product. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Although I love capturing every part of a wedding, the preparation of the bride as well as the moment when they have said “yes” and feel more relax and more “open” to the photographer’s presence are the moments I prefer best. Shooting a beautiful sunset with a lovely relaxed newlywed couple is a must. Wedding photography for you is? You really have to love weddings in order to be successful at it and get any personal satisfaction out of your work. Another point brought up is the difficulty in balancing what you want to create as an artist with what your clients might ask you to do but there are thankfully many, many, reasons why I love wedding photography and number one is emotions and that’s why I remain in the industry since decades and love what I do. What would you wish to Society? I wish to society to succeed and provide more high-end passionate and famous photographers all around the world, choosing only the best-in-class worldwide artists.


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Marco Costa

Dreamy destination? I have photographed in so many wonderful places around the world. One scenario I haven’t photographed yet is in a dessert. Something like the Rocky Mountains in Western USA. That would be a dreamy destination. You are wedding photographer since? I have worked as a Professional Wedding Photographer since 2006 (10 years). Your inspiration source for creativity? I look at photography in general as a source of creativity. However, my number one source for inspiration and creativity is the Movies (cinema). Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Let me say that I have two preferred moments. One is when the bride is ready before the wedding. I tell her that this is her moment. I usually take the best photos of her right there. The other moment I appreciate shooting is the ceremony as a whole with all the emotion and beautiful moments. Wedding photography for you is? Have the huge responsibility of registering one of the most important days of a couple’s life. They count on us to write their story in photos with art and poetry. This is beautiful!! What would you wish to Society? Nothing but growth and success. When i joined Society it was small but I knew it would grow fast. I am sure it will be one of the most important references in wedding photography in the world.

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Eugenio Luti

Your credo? Eugenio Luti believe in hard work. You are wedding photographer since? Eugenio Luti was born in Milan in 1981. After taking his artistic high school degree, he graduated in photography in 2004 at the European Institute of Design in Milan. In the same year he began to realize his weakness, working for the photojournalism agency ‘LaPresse’, becoming a professional photographer. Attracted by the world of fashion continues his profession supported by one of the most famous italian photographers, Sergio Caminata. During this collaboration, which lasted 5 years, Eugenio has the opportunity

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Franck Boutonnet

Franck has been a documentary photographer for 15 years. He divides his time between his daughter, his personal long-term projects, his wedding photo-reportages, and “item“, the photography agency he co-founded in 2001, dedicated to concerned documentary photography. Specialized in destination weddings, with a creative documentary style, he has already shot weddings all over the world. In his photographic approach, he feels close to the tradition of humanist photography, mainly focusing on people and their emotions. For his personal projects like for his weddings, he tries to tell a story with a highly personal vision, trying to have a lyrical and poetic strength in his images…

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Athanasios Papadopoulos

Your credo? The only art in life...is life itself. During a Wedding day, people experience intense moments and I am there to record them and describe them with my photographic images. Dreamy destination? Wedding dreamy destination, Santorini island and Caribbean. You are wedding photographer since? Year 2000. Your inspiration source for creativity? Everyday life....a moment, a situation, a feeling, an icon. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Immediately after the ceremony is finished, the new married couple is so relaxed, the guests are happy and everybody is laughing, crying from happiness and celebrating! Wedding photography for you is? An event with the most intense moments that offers great and unique photographic opportunities at a happy situation. What would you wish to Society? Wedding Photographers Society did a truly amazing work within one year of existence and managed to raise the level at photographic associations with so many quality photographers and their images....just keep on doing what you already proved you know how to do best!!

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Enrique Medrano

Your credo? I always tell my clients, „Live a photographic experience“. Dreamy destination? New York. You are wedding photographer since? Since 1992. Your inspiration source for creativity? Movies, music videos, fashion, famous painters. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Work at home Bride. Wedding photography for you is? My passion, my way of life. What would you wish to Society? To work, and continue to give awards to raise the level wedding photography.

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Andrew Billington

Your credo? I believe in telling the story of the wedding day through creative, candid unposed photography. It’s all about the people, place and above all emotions. It’s not the wedding I imagine in my head but what is in front of me that’s important and it’s my job to photograph it in the best and most creative way I can. Dreamy destination? I work mainly in the UK so anywhere with guaranteed fine weather would be great. That Californian light always looks amazing. You are wedding photographer since? I’ve been photographing weddings full time since 2010. Your inspiration source for creativity? Great photography always inspires - not other wedding photographers. Elliott Erwitt, Larry Fink, Guy Bourdain, Sally Mann. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? One of the best parts of the wedding day is the start of the day. Bridal prep gives me a chance to meet everyone and ‘warm up’ creatively for the day ahead. Wedding

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Manuel Rusca

Dreamy destination? Shoot weddings throughout europe. You are wedding photographer since? Since 2005. Your inspiration source for creativity? Great photographers of reportage and all art in general. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The preparations of the spouses is a very important moment in the wedding day. Wedding photography for you is? The wedding photography is the best job I could do What would you wish to Society? It works very well , I think it‘s very helpful to us wedding photographers.


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Riccardo Bestetti

Your credo? Desire is power. Dreamy destination? There is no one place – i am in love with every place. You are wedding photographer since? For 33 years now. Your inspiration source for creativity? What inspires me thes most is feelings and emotions and that‘s what i try to reflect with my photographs. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Every moment is beautiful and has its own magic. I love when couples which can spontaneously enjoy the moment and forget that I am close taking pictures of them. Wedding photography for you is? The variety of emotions that last throughout the day to give the couple something that really lasts over time. What would you wish to Society? To promote the best quality photographers.


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Aladdin Qattouri

Your credo? Believing in God. Dreamy destination? Italy. You are wedding photographer since? Since 2009. Your inspiration source for creativity? My passion. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Shooting the preparation. Wedding photography for you is? My wife & life. What would you wish to Society? I wish more and more growth for such a great website.

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Alexandre Rechtman

I have Documentary style of the wedding photography. I am most interested in catching the emotion and tell the real story. I‘m constantly looking for the impressive unforgettable moments, which can be captured forever. I love capture true moments as they happen - with an emphasis on FUN!

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In a world where all wedding photos are looking the same, where you can’t distinguish one wedding day from another, where the details are idolized and the real people and emotions have barely a cameo, Kelly + Sergio are revolutionizing wedding photography. Kelly + Sergio’s mission is to create bold, emotion-driven images for quirky couples with attitude. Kelly + Sergio photograph each couple like they would photograph a member of their own family. They give soul to each wedding by photographing what it feels like. When brides and grooms look for Arizona Wedding Photographers, they will see that Kelly and Sergio Photography’s work is unparalleled.

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Anton Podolskiy

Your credo? My credo is to be at the right moment at the right Place. You are wedding photographer since? 2011 was my first Year as a professional wedding photographer. Your inspiration source for creativity? The Music and the pictures from the magnum photographers are a source of Inspiration for me. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? My favorite Moment of the Wedding are the emotions of the bride couple. But i love all the details of a Wedding day. Wedding photography for you is? Right Now, wedding photography is my hobby, Work and my life. I am investing alot of time in my Wedding photography. What would you wish to Society? I wish for the Society that every member enjoys his work so much as i do.


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Kristida Stalionyte

Your credo? I absolutely LOVE telling LOVE stories through my photographs. Dreamy destination? New Zealand, Indonesia, Bahamas. You are wedding photographer since? 2012. Your inspiration source for creativity? Everything what‘s surrounds me. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Speeches as then I have a chance to know bride and groom better, also preparation as these moments of waiting are priceless, to see how sensitive and full of emotion they are before the ceremony. Wedding photography for you is? Wedding photography for me is My passion. What would you wish to Society? To progress and expand and become exceptional.


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Tiny Human is a Husband and Wife duo. We were in love with photography then fell in love with each other. We now enjoy traveling the world and watching other people celebrate their own story. We like to capture images that we call dynamic and romantic. Sometimes the edgy the better.

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Your credo? The sexiest thing a woman can wear is her self confidence. Dreamy destination? Tuscany, Bora Bora. You are wedding photographer since? I have been a wedding photographer since 1.1.2015. Your inspiration source for creativity? Firstly, it is my fantasy but I like being inspired by unconventional photographs of the winning photographers in Wedding Photographers Society. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? There are a lot of beautiful and unique moments, I look forward to every wedding and every moment during the wedding from early morning to late evening. Wedding photography for you is? Big love. What would you wish to Society? I wish you the best photographers from all over the world being members of your Society, a lot of beautiful and unique photographs, the right choice of the winning photos, high ratings and a lot of visitors at your website, and millions of satisfied brides who choose their wedding photographer via Wedding Photographer Society.

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Rambo Estrada

Your credo? Make life an adventure. Dreamy destination? Indonesia. You are wedding photographer since? 2013. Your inspiration source for creativity? Documenting my own personal travels and adventures. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? That moment after the first kiss. Wedding photography for you is? A chance for me to hang out with fun folks on the best day of their life.

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I am a wedding-photographer since 2009. I have won several times at the ISPWP, the union of the international wedding photographers. Mostly I’m working in Germany and Benelux but also at every location where you have a task for me.

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MY IDEA ABOUT WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY I shoot a wedding with the goal to build a reportage, a story. This means that I try as much as possible to blend me in among the guests in order to not affect in any way the natural course of events, capturing in this way the genuine emotions of your wedding. Is for this that the spouses never look at me and they are truly natural. I usually don’t ask for poses if not for the formal photos with your families and friends (if you’ll love to have them) and for some more technical shoots. My profile during the day wants always to be extremely low and my presence takes a back seat and you’ll enjoy your wedding without feeling the “pressure” of the photographer. WHY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY? The answer is only one: Emotions! I always wanted that my photograph speaks of life and that excites in any way; marriage was the natural development of this idea. Is for this that my photography is unobtrusive and people are always natural and spontaneous: they never looks at me during the wedding because often they just don’t know where I am. I use natural light, also if it is a very low, because a dinner by candlelight is a precise spouses’ choice and I don’t want to change the mood in any way! I strongly believe that the wedding photos should speak about the spouses and should, in time, bring back what they have tried.

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Your credo? My beliefs are very simple. „Live and let live“ that is very true belief. Dreamy destination? There are many places where I would like to photograph a couple, although perhaps one of the most attract me is the Italian Tuscany. You are wedding photographer since? I‘m a photographer since 2002. Your inspiration source for creativity? My inspiration comes from many places .... cinema, art, my family and other companions both engaged in wedding photography or not. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? One of the moments that I like the wedding day is the time when the couple began to dress, it‘s a very intimate moment in which images are filled with a lot of energy and feelings are skin deep. Wedding photography for you is? Photographing weddings for me is one of the nicest things you can do in life. What would you wish to Society? The Society I wish you understanding, understanding, tolerance and ability to not destroy the planet on which we live.

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Capture the moment This idea sums up the work of acclaimed photographer Philippe Groswald perfectly. Based in Nice, Philippe has worked around the globe and built his reputation on having one of the finest eyes for detail in this industry. He has been a professional photographer for well over twenty years and was one of the pioneers of digital photography in France. For Philippe photography is beyond a passion, and his dedication to capturing precise moments in time is amazing. Philippe Groswald is a wedding photographer whose approach to his work is unique. He is friendly and likes to put brides and grooms completely at their ease, ain order to obtain the kind of candid images that truly reveal their personalities, and their enduring love.


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Christelle Rall

Your credo? I started out in the wedding industry 10 years ago as a cinematographer and added photography to my services as well. Around 5 years ago I decided to persue wedding photography exclusively. I have done more than 500 weddings as main photographer and love the challenge to shoot each wedding uniquely and creatively, focusing on the client‘s personal memories and moments. My style is mostly a creative photojournalism approach with a touch of fine art. I‘ve won a few awards, ranked on a few worlds best lists and have been published widely. Most importantly, my clients love their photos and the way it makes them remember their wedding day, and that is what it is all about in the end. Dreamy destination? Any destination will do, from the grasslands of Africa to the cityskapes of New York – just as long as I have awesome clients! Your inspiration source for creativity? My clients! I am inspired by what I see in front of my lense – the location, the light, the emotions, the relationships, body language and tangible object. But in the end it is the couple that inspire me the most. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The couple photoshoot. This is my special time alone with the couple and I love getting to know them on such a personal level. I also love the challenge to get creative and get natural portraits over cliched posed images. Wedding photography for you is? Wedding photography to me is all about the people at a wedding, not the things. I focus on the emotions and the memories of my clients so that in 20 years from now they will look back at their wedding album and remember what it felt like on their wedding day – not just see what they looked like. What would you wish to Society? Congratulations on your 1st year anniversary! I have only been a member for about 4 months, so I have not yet been able to take part in all the Society has to offer, but I am looking forward to do so. Congratulations again and keep up the good work!


Wedding photography to me is all about the people at a wedding, not the things

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Gabriel Scharis

Your credo? A good Weddingphoto is more than just a picture. It‘s a story or a work of art. Every day I work harder to create those memories that last forever. Dreamy destination? Dubai. You are wedding photographer since? 2014. Your inspiration source for creativity? I had a film background. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Photosession at sunset. Wedding photography for you is? Fun, creative and a lot of beautiful moments. What would you wish to Society? Keep up the good work. I love the instagram traffic!


A good Weddingphoto is more than just a picture. It‘s a story or a work of art

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Paul Roebuck

We believe that every wedding involves: Dozens of thoughtful choices and careful selections – from settings and shoes to veils and vows – made by grooms as well as brides, these days; A gathering of unique, beloved, and supportive friends and family; A host of sweetly ordinary and intensely profound moments that emerge before, during, and after the “big event”. Words can’t express how much I love this work or the tremendous pleasure and sense of accomplishment our teams feel when we capture the little and big moments of your event as they magically, and uniquely, unfold.

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Ricky Arruda

Dreamy destination? Tuscany (Italy). Fernando de Noronha and Barra de Sahy (Brasil). You are wedding photographer since? 2000 Your inspiration source for creativity? I always inspire myself in great fashion and “fineart� photographers, and not only on wedding photographers. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The vows and the greeting hugs, I usually get beautiful and candid emotional pictures on those moments. Wedding photography for you is? Beside been my profession, is also an opportunity to capture the passion and love. We have the great honor to create memories of the first moments of many families. What would you wish to Society? A meeting of good photographers. Long Live to the Society.

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Lea TORRIERI

Your credo? Smile can change the world! Dreamy destination? A world tour! Everywhere I can go, I will go! You are wedding photographer since? 2012. Your inspiration source for creativity? Every little and common moments of my life, like my son playing, people walking in the street, beautiful landscapes and cities... All the graphic arts like painting, cinema, street arts... And I often look at other photographers, classic photographers such as Willy Ronis, Cartier Bresson, Salgado... or talented and international wedding photographers such as The Two Mann, Fer Juaristi, Franck Boutonnet, Emin Kuliev, William Lambelet, etc... Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The party is really what I prefer, because of the great emotions during surprises and speeches and the energy of people dancing (I love to dance!). But I really love every part of a wedding day! Wedding photography for you is? My passion, my pleasure, my life! What would you wish to Society? A long life!!!

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Your credo? I am perfectionist, so I always seek for the best result which is possible in particular situation. To reach the best vision of yourself and to stay in that moment. Dreamy destination? Once I loudly said that I wish to fly to all destinations and to photograph crazy in love couples. This happend, and now I am always on my way to most beautiful places around the world. Dreamy destination is not a place or venue for me it is about people around, about that happiness feeling. You are wedding photographer since? Long. Since 2003 I am working as pro fashion and wedding photographer. In these years happend awesome stories, timeless photographs and I am feeling totally great about my lifestyle. Photography is art and art is not a job for me, it is who I am. Your inspiration source for creativity? There are lot of inspirational things around me. The most beautiful is my muse, my beloved wife Monica. Our travels together around the world, new places, new cultures which we discover. As well I am painter (once art collector said that this is why my paintings are so colorful, so vibrant because of my black and white photography), so art galleries, art books, music inspires me as person and artist. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Bridal morning stories is my happy place. My eye for artistic beauty makes my work original, stylish, and deeply emotional, and my ability to record real wedding day in timeless vintage style while creating fashionable bridal portraits is my major strength. Wedding photography for you is? Movement. I love to be in most beautiful destinations, to meet amazing couples, to create in action, to photograph real emotions, to feel the love all around. What would you wish to Society? I hated all societies before I found yours. Keep doing it in amazingly way you do!

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Peter Togel

Your credo? As an international, award winning and published husband and wife photography team, we believe that photography should be imaginative, passionate, intimate and authentic. Dreamy destination? Our dream destinations are the places that allow our couples to have their magical wedding. If they like it, we help them creating magical moments and memories that will last forever. You wedding

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William Lambelet

My goals: Document your wedding by creating strong and well composed images. Photograph in my way all those little candid moments that a lot of people don’t see. Integrate details in the images to better reflect emotions and the ambience of a day. My assets: I photograph all kinds of weddings, from the most classical ones to the most original. I am particularly fascinated by the weddings with various cultures and traditions in the back­ground. To share my experience with you, I focused one of the menu columns only on those weddings.


Photograph in my way all those little candid moments that a lot of people don’t see

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Oier Aso

Dreamy destination? Iceland. You are wedding photographer since? 2013. Your inspiration source for creativity? My inspiration are my wife and my 3 dogs, I always work to give them a better lifestyle and for to make them happy. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I love all the moments but the ones with a lot of emotional charge as the ceremony or the first dance are my favourites. Wedding photography for you is? A way of life. Since I`ve started to photograph weddings I`m the most happy person in the world. I really love capturing all the moments of the most important day of a couple and watching their grateful and excited faces when I give them the album with their wedding day. What would you wish to Society? Peace and love.

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Marian Sterea

I am a professional photographer, living in Romania and I am very passionate about my work. I like perfection, so always try the impossible to get the best shots. I started photography in 2009 and the experience gained has helped me to show the world as I see it. Being photographer doesn’t mean a master in technique, owning the newest cameras, it’s just about feeling the light! In my case, the words of Anabella Williams stands: “Photography is 90 % psychology and only 10 % technique“. I have learned about photography by practicing a great amount of time and by watching tutorials on YouTube. I like competitions. Not for the awards, but for that beautiful state of mind i have when people that i consider professionals give me their vote of confidence. It is always nice to see clients that value my work, but the subjectivism of a person who is the character of a photo is greater than the one from an uninvolved professional, the one that looks with a critical eye at the work of another professional. This is the main reason i enter competitions; they represent on objective, a view of my work.

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Ilustre Fotografia

Your credo? Ilustre Fotografia is made of your love... But all we want to be is writers! We want to write your story, as seen trough our eyes, so that one day, you could read it time and time again with tears in your eyes. The same tears that we saw in your eyes, when you anxiously waited the coming of the big day. The same tears that we saw in your eyes on you wedding day... The same tears that we saw in your eyes when you dressed as groom and bride one more time and probably for the last time... Dreamy destination? We would love to travel to Bangladesh, to capture the colors of the crowd, to shoot at the ancient ruins at Paharpur with their harmonious lines and beautiful symmetry. You are wedding photographer since? Ilustre Fotografia was born in 2001, no one would guess that have been 15 already. Your inspiration source for creativity? Our creativity comes from several places, from movies books, painters and workshops. Nowadays we draw much inspiration from the world around us, paying great attention at the growing trends in the various corners of the cultural phenomenon. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The moment in a wedding day that we love the most is when the couple is leaving the church after getting married. Its one of the most emotion filled moments of the day, full of pure hapiness and with great interation between the groom, bride, family and friends. Wedding photography for you is? Wedding Photography for us is the power to capture forever the most emotional, happy and love filled moments on that couple big day. Those moments left an incredible mark in those people´s life and we had the privilege to capture it in photos of pure beauty. What would you wish to Society? For the society we which them a prosper future full of huge success and recognition We are very happy to be part of your (and ours) society.

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We want to write your story, as seen trough our eyes, so that one day, you could read it time and time again with tears in your eyes

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Sven Soetens

Your credo? If you want that the couple loves you, first love them. Dreamy destination? My own little house on the beach, where I can select and edit the files in peace. You are wedding photographer since? 1997 I started shooting wedding, up from 2014 I am creating pictures. Your inspiration source for creativity? Chat with other wedding photographers, be critical to each other. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Getting ready. Wedding photography for you is? The best day in the week. What would you wish to Society? Go on!!

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Your credo? Authenticity and connection are the only two concepts that will make a photographer be successful. If we want to tell a story about a couple, we need to feel connected to them. If we want to story to look real, we need to work more on our authenticity and connection with ourselves and our surroundings. This is the only way we can show the world how we see these stories with our naked eyes, without filters... Dreamy destination? Bali. It is my favorite place in the world. I would go back every year. You are wedding photographer since? 5 years ago. Your inspiration source for creativity? Meditation, dancing, reading, watching movies and going to art exhibitions. Almost anything that can make my mind go to other places and make my heart feel! Which moment you like the most in wedding day? The party (when people are being themselves and dancing like there is no tomorrow and yes, I stay until the very end and always have fun like crazy). Wedding photography for you is? The most complex and meaningful art. We get to show the world through our eyes some of the most important life stories. We have only one chance to create something extraordinary. To me it is one of the most beautiful jobs. Who else gets to live and interpret love weekend after weekend? Only we do! What would you wish to Society? That we could start being more authentic and behaving more like kids. The more we are true to our hearts, the happier we are. If we could just all be a little bit happier!

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Your credo? Love is everywhere! Enjoy the love! Dreamy destination? The destination I would like to shoot a wedding is most definitely Costa Rica of Bali or Thailand! You are wedding photographer since? Since 2008 allready! Your inspiration source for creativity? I try to look at other photographers but likely not in the wedding industry. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? Every moment!! It all has it’s special moments. Everywhere you look there’s always something happening! Wedding photography for you is? Love, Inspirational, Romantic, Energetic, Documentary, Intimate! What would you wish to Society? I would love to see more of this fantastic organization! I hope the brides and grooms see more of the photographers that are connected to you.


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Your credo? Wedding photography it is part of my life, since I was a kid – my parents were also photographers. Photography has always been part of our lives. I do wedding photography to capture moments and unique moments to give a value to the peoples memories and I really appreciate when people appreciate my work. Dreamy destination? I am married to my wife on a beach in the Seychelles in January 2013, it was just me and her with two witnesses and the celebrant and I think this is a dream for everyone to be able to photograph! You are wedding photographer since? I started doing wedding photography since I was 16 years old, so now it is over 25 years that I‘m a wedding photographer. Your inspiration source for creativity? My first source of inspiration in my work has always been „the movies“ I have always been fascinated by the films of Federico Fellini, for photography and for the light… for the black and white charm... I have tried for almost many years to bring the natural ambient light and spontaneity of the sceneseven in marriage and this has always given excellent results. I tried to combine the photojournalism to photography of the cimena scene. I‘m loving it! Which moment you like the most in wedding day? One of the highlights for me the most beautiful and exciting is the moment when the groom meets the bride to the ceremony and sees her for the first time dressed as a bride … I think here the emotion is at the maximum for everyone and they are really sincere and spontaneous… Wedding photography for you is? For me the magic of being able to capture unique moments that will remain forever fixed in time and in our memories… only a photographic print can bring in time a memory dear to us! I think that our work is with a lot of responsibility… people ask us to photograph one of the most important days of their lives… I believe that a wedding photographer for this reason must always give them the maximum results! What would you wish to Society? A community always growing which allows photographers to compete and grow in their job. The comparison is now essential for every professional photographer anywhere in the world!


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Your credo? My credo is „Travel improves the mind wonderfully, and does away with all one’s prejudices.“ by Oscar Wilde. Dreamy destination? Costa Rica as i will go there soon for a sabbatical year with my girlfriend. You are wedding photographer since? After working in a studio for almost 3 Years i started my carreer as selfemployed wedding photographer in 2013. Your inspiration source for creativity? Being a student for photojournalism in Hannover and surrounded by inspiring and most talented young photographers and teachers every day. As a photographer you’ll always be a student because you can always learn from other photographers. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? I love to photograph the getting ready at most because this is where bride and groom start to get nervous or being totally relaxed. It’s so different compared to the rest of the wedding day because both, bride and groom start their day seperate. So these photos are a big surprise for the bridal couple. I also love to photograph the party, especially when all the people are on the dancefloor ready to dance all night long and the bridal couple literally forgets all the stressfull days full of planning. Wedding photography for you is? For me wedding photography is the most intimate form of photography because I really get to know a couple like a friend. In the end of a weddings I feel like I am part of the wedding and this is my source of real wedding photojournalism. As I learned as a photojournalist, it needs time and trust to get strong and photography full of passion. And it is worth to take that time. What would you wish to Society? I wish the Society all the best, that it grows fast as community and also an annual get together of all the talented wedding photographers in form of a meeting or conference would be nice.

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Agustin Regidor

Your credo? Sincerity and work. You are wedding photographer since? I am a photographer from 1975. Your inspiration source for creativity? My inspiration is cinema, painting and all kinds of photos. Which moment you like the most in wedding day? My favorite moment is the very start of the wedding ceremony is always so unpredictable and at that moment I feel explosion of joy. Wedding photography for you is? For me it is to capture and document everything that happens (emotions, eyes, tears, joy, etc). The photographer must develop their technical and artistic skills so that the pictures could represent their unforgettable capabilities.

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