Capturing the best, loving, and special moments in life, photography is something that we all are fond of. At times we ourselves become photographers and capture lovely moments on camera or we get a professional photographer to capture it for us. After all these processes, we get to take our favorite memories with us on photos that will last forever.
Photography is an incredible art that is loved worldwide. And the love people have for this awesome form of art is proven through the countless awards that are being given out all year long. With a huge number of submissions, many competitions are taking place, in search of the best photographers in the industry. And today, we bring you some of the best submissions of the ‘International Wedding Photographer Of The Year’-2021 competition. Scroll down to have a look at the incredible photographs.
#1 Grand Winner: Fabio Mirulla
#2 Solo Portrait: Serafeim Serafeimidis
#3 Single Capture: Chris Jallard
#4 Solo Portrait: Rodolfo Aguirre
#5 Single Capture: Darren Wigley
Amongst all the competitions, this particular competition established in Australia in 2017 is conducted to appreciate wedding photographers and their skills. This year’s competition was held under 9 categories and about 415 contestants from 58 countries had taken part in the competition submitting about 1,500 photographs. And out of all those images, a photograph taken by Italian photographer Fabio Mirulla took home the grand prize.
#6 Couple Portrait: Nikolaichik Photo
#7 Couple Portrait: Fabio Mirulla
#8 Engagement: Mic Panic
#9 Single Capture: James Gough
#10 Engagement: Mic Panic
The winning photograph of Fabio was submitted under the category Black and white. The photograph is an image of a bride getting ready. And you can see her wedding dress is not visible but the lamp is in perfect unison with her creating an illusion as if she’s wearing the lamp. Along with the shape of the lamp, it perfectly suits the scene.
#11 Single Capture: Catherine Ekkelboom-White
#12 From Above: Ky Luu
#13 Dance Floor: Zahn Trotter
#14 Bridal Party: Sergey Lapkovsky
#15 Runner Up: Andrew & Bec – Willow + Wolf
Other than the black & white category there had been more like the bridal party, dance floor, couple portrait, epic location, from above, solo portrait and engagement, or pre/post-non-wedding day. And Fabio had also submitted images to some of the above-mentioned categories as well. But it was that image submitted to the black and white category that got him the winning prize that has a total worth of $10,000.
#16 Dance Floor: Georgia Verrells
#17 Single Capture: Maruša Puhek
#18 Engagement: Willow & Wolf
#19 Couple Portrait: Taralilly Photography
#20 Bridal Party: Cyron Sobrevinas
When he shared his idea about his win on Bored Panda he said it’s the first time he participated in this competition. Also had said that he loves participating in competitions because it helps him to improve his work by comparing them with others from around the world. So if you love Fabio’s work you can see more on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or on his page.
#21 Single Capture: Emily Serrell
#22 Solo Portrait: Damian Ciesla
#23 Solo Portrait: Camila Urrea
#24 Single Capture: Adriana Ortiz
#25 Solo Portrait: Steven Stemmler
And the runner-up photograph of the competition is an amazing photograph taken by the duo Andre and Bec from Canada. This image, Willow + Wolf was submitted under the Epic Location category. Actually, it had been an epic photograph as the location is incredible. When you see the photo even you might feel how scary it had been to capture this epic photo.
#26 Single Capture: Avismita Bhattacharyya
#27 Solo Portrait: Jamie Murcutt
#28 Solo Portrait: Shari + Mike Vallely
#29 Solo Portrait: Jon Gazzignato
#30 Solo Portrait: Alex Olguin
Comment below what your favorite photograph is.
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