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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 €
Call for Entries
Late DeadlineSaturday, Oct 31, 2020
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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 USA, CAFA LIU from Canada and AARON STORY from United Kingdom

Entry Fees & Deadlines (CET)

Early Deadline
till Tuesday, Sep 1, 2020
Single entry [1 photo]:
€30 €15
Series entry [2-4 photos]:
€40 €20
Additional Category [same entry]:
€10
Late Deadline
till Saturday, Oct 31, 2020
Single entry [1 photo]:
€30 €20
Series entry [2-4 photos]:
€40 €25
Additional Category [same entry]:
€10
Deadline
till Monday, Nov 30, 2020
Single entry [1 photo]:
€30
Series entry [2-4 photos]:
€40
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
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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

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 €

The TOP 25 Wedding Photographers of the WORLD will receive a digital certificate of achievement of the title (at least 35 points are required for get this title)

The TOP 10 Wedding Photographers in each COUNTRY will receive a digital certificate of achievement of the title (at least 10 points are required for get this title)

All medals winners (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Honorable mention) 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

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 and you will be able to upload your entries to the contest at section Contest Service in your Account. You can upload single entry (1 photo) or series (2-4 photos), choose a category of each entry (or multiple categories) and pay the entry fee by PayPal or Card.

Copyright

It is considered that the author of a picture is the person who held the camera and pressed the shutter button. All photographs 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.

Single or Series Entry?

A series constitutes of images that are of the same wedding event/couple and/or should have a very strong connecting theme like lighting, composition, poses or location. Images which don't qualify for this will not be accepted. The Series Entry will be judged as one whole entry. If your photographs are of different wedding events/couples which dont have a strong connecting look and feel please kindly enter them under the Single Entry.

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 a SQL database query is run to find 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for each category and overal grand winner as wel. 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, the annual rank from your portfolio is recalculated and 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 photographer with biggest overall ranking will be announcement as the WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS. The overall ranking includes annual rank from your portfolio and the ranking for medals awarded in the annual competition. The announcement of the WORLD's TOP 25 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS will be in early February after judding the annual 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 participate in the competition and earn a minimum of 35 points for medals won. The minimum number of entries have to be 2.
  • TOP 10 PHOTOGRAPHERS in each COUNTRY - You only have the chance to get this award title if you participate in the competition and earn a minimum of 10 points for medals won. The minimum number of entries have to be 2.

How many points will I earn for medals won in the annual competition?

You get points for each medal as follows:
  • 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 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
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