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WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS
CONTEST 2021

WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS <br/>CONTEST 2021
Total prize fund 1500 €
Call for Entries
Late DeadlineWednesday, Dec 15, 2021
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By submitting an entry to PROWEDaward contest, you stand a chance to be recognized as the WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS, win materiel prize and cash prize 1300 € and be published in the PROWEDaward Annual Book. This year we will also appreciate the TOP 10 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS in each COUNTRY!

Have your work seen by the international jury, comprised of the most talented people in photography as Cristiano Ostinelli from Italy, Ken Pak from United States, Cafa Liu from Canada, Ash Davenport from United Kingdom, Vojta Hurych from Czech Republic and Carmelo Ucchino from Italy.

Entry Fees & Deadlines (CET)

Early Deadline
till Wednesday, Sep 1, 2021
Single entry:
€30 €15
Additional Category [same entry]:
€10
Late Deadline
till Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021
Single entry:
€30 €18
Additional Category [same entry]:
€10
Deadline
till Friday, Dec 31, 2021
Single entry:
€30
Additional Category [same entry]:
€10
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The Jury of the PROWEDaward
WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS
CONTEST 2021

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 ASH DAVENPORT from United Kingdom
Wedding Photographer
ASH DAVENPORT
United Kingdom
The best wedding Photographer VOJTA HURYCH from Czech Republic
Wedding Photographer
VOJTA HURYCH
Czech Republic
The best wedding Photographer CARMELO UCCHINO from Italy
Wedding Photographer
CARMELO UCCHINO
Italy

Categories

Engagement

Engagement

Getting ready

Getting ready

Wedding ceremony

Wedding ceremony

Group portrait

Group portrait

Couple portrait

Couple portrait

First dance

First dance

Wedding Party

Wedding Party

Family & Guests

Family & Guests

Bouquet toss

Bouquet toss

Cake cutting

Cake cutting

Moment

Moment

Details

Details

From above

From above

Black & White

Black & White

Epic Location

Epic Location

Prizes

trophy

WORLD's TOP #1 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER will receive a power console Loupedeck Live and a cash prize of 1300 €

WORLD's TOP 3 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS will receive the PROWED Trophy

All the WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS and COUNTRY's TOP 10 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS will receive a digital certificate of achievement of the title

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

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

Photos taken at seminars or workshop are not allowed. Only photos taken at a real wedding or pre-wedding (engagement) are allowed. Please upload photos with a resolution of at least 1400 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. You can submit a photo that you already have in your portfolio, there is no restriction.

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.

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 contest 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 or COUNTRY's TOP 10 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER?

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 current rating will be announcement as the WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS and the first 10 photographers with the biggest current rating from each country will be announcement as the TOP 10 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS in this COUNTRY.

The current rating includes points for medals you win in the annual paid contest. The announcement of the WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS will be on February 15 after judding the annual paid contest.
The current rating achieved exactly on the day of the announcement on February 15, will be taken into calculation.

How we choose the TOP wedding photographers according to the current rating?

  • 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 current rating of your portfolio on the day of the announcement on February 15. 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. You can increase your chances by participating in the annual paid contest where you can earn extra points for the medals you win.

  • COUNTRY's TOP 10 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS - You only have the chance to get this award title if you will be in the TOP 10 in your COUNTRY by current rating of your portfolio on the day of the announcement on February 15. You get a title and certificate as TOP 10 PHOTOGRAPHERS in ITALY (for example). Minimum current rating for getting this title is 100 points. You can increase your chances by participating in the annual paid contest where you can earn extra points for the medals you win.
  • Do you have a time limit for the images to be taken?

    Due to the pandemic, you can upload a photo without a time limit.

    Can I submit a photo that I already have in my portfolio?

    Yes, you can submit a photo that you already have in your portfolio, there is no restriction.

    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
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