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WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS
CONTEST 2020

WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS <br/>CONTEST 2020
Total prize fund 1500 €
Judging entries till Sunday, Jan 31, 2021

Closed for Entries

Entry Fees & Deadlines (CET)

Early Deadline
till Tuesday, Sep 1, 2020
Single entry:
€30 €15
Additional Category [same entry]:
€10
Late Deadline
till Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020
Single entry:
€30 €20
Additional Category [same entry]:
€10
Deadline
till Thursday, Dec 31, 2020
Single entry:
€30
Additional Category [same entry]:
€10
Judging entries: till Sunday, Jan 31, 2021
Announcement of the Winners: Sunday, Feb 14, 2021
You earn 15 coins for every paid entry, The loyalty coins can be spent on membership fees
FOR SUPERIOR MEMBERS ONLY ~ ADDITIONAL DISCOUNT 20%
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The Jury of the PROWEDaward
WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS
CONTEST 2020

The best wedding Photographer CRISTIANO OSTINELLI from Italy
Wedding Photographer
CRISTIANO OSTINELLI
Italy
The best wedding Photographer KEN PAK from United States
Wedding Photographer
KEN PAK
United States
The best wedding Photographer CAFA LIU from Canada
Wedding Photographer
CAFA LIU
Canada
The best wedding Photographer AARON STORY from United Kingdom
Wedding Photographer
AARON STORY
United Kingdom

Categories

Engagement Getting Ready Ceremony Family & Guests Bride & Groom First Dance Wedding Party Photojournalism Black & White Wedding Moments Wedding Details From Above Epic Location Editorial

Prizes

All medals winners (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Honorable mention) in each category will receive a digital certificate of achievement

The Grand Overall Winner will be recognized as the WORLD's TOP WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
and will receive editing console Loupedeck+ and a cash prize of 1300 €

TOP 25 Wedding Photographers of the WORLD and TOP 10 Wedding Photographers in each COUNTRY will receive a digital certificate of achievement of the title

Winning images will be listed on our website & social networks and will be published in the PROWEDaward Annual Book.

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Rules & FAQ

Who Can Participate?

Any professional wedding photographers, full-time or part-time.

Submission Guidelines

Please upload photos with a resolution of at least 1000 pixels at the shorter side, smaller photos are not allowed. Export images as JPEG at a setting of 10 (100%) with sRGB colour space. Layouts, collages, watermarks, copyright, logos, signatures are not allowed. Only bleed photographs without borders. Photos that show images of pornography or have visual content of an offensive, slanderous or extremist nature are not allowed as well.

How To Participate?

You need to be a PROWEDaward member to participate. Sign Up on PROWEDaward for free and you will be able to upload your photos to the contest at section Contest Service in your Account. You need to upload a photo, select a category and pay the entry fee via PayPal or Credit Card. You can upload an unlimited number of photos and you can upload each photo to multiple category and you can also upload unlimited number of photos to each category.

Copyright

It is considered that the author of a picture is the person who held the camera and pressed the shutter button. All photos must be the original work of you and must not violate the rights of any other party and must have obtained permission of any people featured in the entries. The photographs must not have breached any laws. By sending a photo to contest, you confirm that you are its author. PROWEDaward may use all entries for marketing & promoting the PROWEDaward although there will not be any monetary compensation for the same.

How Is The Judging Done?

The competition consists of two rounds of assessment. In the first round, all entries will be reviewed and the best part of the entries will be selected for the 2nd round. In the second round, the Judges will rate all entries and select the winners. In the time of the judging, the authorship of the images is hidden and votting of Jury is also anonymous. All images are display in a randomly, it's impossible to specifically vote for a particular job. What will make the selection of winners as independent and objective as possible. At the end of the voting procedure will be execute database query to find Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners for each category. We instruct the judges to vote how they feel and also look at Composition, Technical details, Lighting, Originality etc.

Who has a chance to be recognized as the WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS?

Every year you stand a chance to be recognized as the WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS. This year we will also appreciate the TOP 10 photographers in each COUNTRY! The more points you earn during the year, the more chance you have to aspire to this award. The first 25 photographers with the biggest annual rank will be announcement as the WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS and the first 10 photographers with the biggest annual rank from each country will be announcement as the TOP 10 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS in this COUNTRY. The annual rank includes annual rank from your portfolio + points for medals awarded in this competition. The announcement of the WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS will be in early February after judding the competition.

How we choose the TOP wedding photographers?

  • WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS - You only have the chance to get this award title if you will be in the TOP 25 in the WORLD by annual rank and if you participate in the competition with minimal 2 photos (entries) and earn a minimum of 35 points for medals won (one gold medal = 30 points + one honorable mention = 5 points for example). You get a title and certificate as WORLD's TOP WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER, WORLD's TOP 10 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS or WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS.

  • TOP 10 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS in each COUNTRY - You only have the chance to get this award title if you will be in the TOP 10 in your COUNTRY by annual rank and if you participate in the competition with minimal 2 photos (entries) and earn a minimum of 10 points for medals won (two honorable mention = 10 points for example). You get a title and certificate as TOP 10 PHOTOGRAPHERS in ITALY (for example).

What kind of medals can I win in the competition and how many points will I get for them?

You can get the following medals and points for them:
  • Honorable Mention: 5 points
  • BRONZE medal: 10 points
  • SILVER medal: 20 points
  • GOLD medal: 30 points

Do you have a time limit for the images to be taken?

Yes we have. The all photos submited to the competition need to have been shot in year 2019 or 2020.

Can I make changes after my payment is complete?

No, changes are impossible after payment. Therefore, be sure to review your changes before you pay.

How do I receive the prizes if I win?

We will send the cash prize to the same PayPal account from which you have paid the entry fees. Material prizes will send to your address. All listed cash prize are before tax, and the organizer will withhold and remit tax. ( 19% )

Have Any Questions or Need Our Help?

Contact us via form here or email us on info@prowedaward.com

Recent entries

Wedding photo by Wedding Photographer David Hofman from Brazil | Photo was uploaded on Saturday, Jan 2, 2021 in the PROWEDaward wedding photographers contest
Wedding photo by Wedding Photographer David Hofman from Brazil | Photo was uploaded on Saturday, Jan 2, 2021 in the PROWEDaward wedding photographers contest
Wedding photo by Wedding Photographer David Hofman from Brazil | Photo was uploaded on Saturday, Jan 2, 2021 in the PROWEDaward wedding photographers contest
Wedding photo by Wedding Photographer David Hofman from Brazil | Photo was uploaded on Saturday, Jan 2, 2021 in the PROWEDaward wedding photographers contest
Wedding photo by Wedding Photographer David Hofman from Brazil | Photo was uploaded on Saturday, Jan 2, 2021 in the PROWEDaward wedding photographers contest
Wedding photo by Wedding Photographer David Hofman from Brazil | Photo was uploaded on Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 in the PROWEDaward wedding photographers contest
Wedding photo by Wedding Photographer Rita Szerdahelyi  from Hungary | Photo was uploaded on Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 in the PROWEDaward wedding photographers contest
Wedding photo by Wedding Photographer Rita Szerdahelyi  from Hungary | Photo was uploaded on Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 in the PROWEDaward wedding photographers contest
Wedding photo by Wedding Photographer Rita Szerdahelyi  from Hungary | Photo was uploaded on Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 in the PROWEDaward wedding photographers contest
Wedding photo by Wedding Photographer Francisco Jalón from Spain | Photo was uploaded on Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 in the PROWEDaward wedding photographers contest
Wedding photo by Wedding Photographer Alina & Patrick Löhl from Germany | Photo was uploaded on Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 in the PROWEDaward wedding photographers contest
Wedding photo by Wedding Photographer Alina & Patrick Löhl from Germany | Photo was uploaded on Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 in the PROWEDaward wedding photographers contest