PWPC Fall 2018 Wedding Photography Contest


Contest Winners
 1-st Place 
 Polk Liang | AGI Studio (Polk Liang) | Richmond Hill, ON 
 2-nd Place 
 Davina Palik | davina + daniel | Montreal, QC 
 3-rd Place 
 Dory Chamoun | N'Focus Productions | Laval, QC 
 4-th Place 
 Cafa Liu | CAFAPHOTO | Toronto, ON 
 5-th Place 
 Mathieu Louis-Seize | Green Tea Photography (Mathieu Louis-Seize) | Ottawa, ON 
 6-th Place 
 Dorota Karpowicz | B.D.F.K. Photography (Dorota Karpowicz) | Edmonton, AB 
 7-th Place 
 Marie-Christine Genero | Genero Photo | Montreal, QC 
 8-th Place 
 Marcin Karpowicz | B.D.F.K. Photography (Marcin Karpowicz) | Edmonton, AB 
 9-th Place 
 John Lin | AGI Studio (John Lin) | Richmond Hill, ON 
 10-th Place 
 Martin McMahon | Martin McMahon Photography | Ottawa, ON 
 11-th Place 
 Betina Abrao | Betina Abrao Photo | Montreal, QC 
 12-th Place 
 Yi Lin | Yi Lin | Richmond Hill, ON 
 13-th Place 
 Erin Wallis | ERIN WALLIS PHOTOGRAPHY | Campbell River, BC 
 14-th Place 
 Lisa Paradis Lacey Peoples | Island Moments Photography | Nanoose Bay, BC 
 15-th Place 
 Shuangyi Xu | AGI Studio (Shuangyi Xu) | Mississauga, ON 


Contest Results
 Getting Ready 
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 The Wedding Dress 
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 Ceremony 
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 Bridal Portrait 
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 Location / Structure 
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 Bride and Groom Portrait 
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 Bridal Party Portrait 
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 Emotion 
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 Wedding Details 
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 Reception 
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 Humor 
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 Movement and Motion 
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Fees and Eligibility
   The Contest was open to PWPC Members only
   Members have to log in  to see Contest rules
   If you are not a Member yet, please apply here


Prizes
   Participants have the chance to win cash and other prizes for their winning photos
 1-st place Contest Winner 
 $500 cash 
 2-nd place Contest Winner 
 $350 cash 
 3-rd place Contest Winner 
 $250 cash 
 4-th place Contest Winner 
 First Pick of Sponsor's Prize 
 5-th place Contest Winner 
 Second Pick of Sponsor's Prize 
 6-th place Contest Winner 
 Third Pick of Sponsor's Prize 
 7-th place Contest Winner 
 Fourth Pick of Sponsor's Prize 


Contest Sponsors

     Platinum Sponsor: GTA IMAGING
GTA IMAGING - Platinum Sponsor of PWPC Fall 2018 Contest
            Prize: $350 credit towards GTA IMAGING lab services  ($350 value)
Click here to view the Prize from GTA IMAGING - $350 credit towards GTA IMAGING lab services GTA IMAGING offers $350 credit towards any of GTA IMAGING's lab services. The winner will need to have a GTA IMAGING account, or they can sign up at www.gtaimaging.com
 
     Platinum Sponsor: Technicare
Technicare - Platinum Sponsor of PWPC Fall 2018 Contest
            Prize: $250 credit towards Technicare lab services  ($250 value)
Click here to view the Prize from Technicare - $250 credit towards Technicare lab services Technicare offers $250 credit towards any of Technicare's lab services.
The winner will need to have a Technicare account, or they can sign up at www.technicare.com
 
     Gold Sponsor: Fundy Designer
Fundy Designer - Gold Sponsor of PWPC Fall 2018 Contest
            Prize: All-in-one Fundy Lite Design Suite  ($199 value)
Click here to view the Prize from Fundy Designer - All-in-one Fundy Lite Design Suite Free yourself from templates and get back to complete creative control. Use Fundy's patented Drop Zones® to design flush mount albums, matted albums, guest signing books and more. Never be stuck with templates again.
 
     Gold Sponsor: Albumdraft
Albumdraft - Gold Sponsor of PWPC Fall 2018 Contest
            Prize: two '6-months' Albumdraft memberships  (value $87 each)
Click here to view the Prize from Albumdraft - Two '6-months' Albumdraft memberships Online album proofing for wedding photographers. Albumdraft is the most practical and professional solution for wedding photographers to get the album design reviewed and approved by their clients.
 
     Gold Sponsor: Think Tank Photo
Think Tank Photo - Gold Sponsor of PWPC Fall 2018 Contest
            Prize: Retrospective® 7  ($162 value)
Click here to view the Prize from Think Tank Photo - Retrospective® 7 Inconspicuous, soft-sided shoulder bag with a simple exterior that blends into the environment while carrying photo gear. Included a rear pocket which will hold your iPad or an 11" Mac-Book Air.
 
     Silver Sponsor: The Image Salon
The Image Salon - Silver Sponsor of PWPC Fall 2018 Contest
            Prize: $100 credit  ($100 value)
Click here to view the Prize from The Image Salon - $100 credit The Image Salon is a post-production service for the busy, yet discerning wedding photographer. Brought together by international, award-winning photographers Davina & Daniel Kudish.


Image size and other requirements
   You may upload up to 30 images per Photographer per Contest
   All images uploaded for the Contest must be 920 pixels on the long side in JPEG format with extension .jpg and no larger than 300 KB
   Images must have no borders, edges, strokes, studio logos, names etc.
   No specific file name required for images
   All images must be taken by the participant at actual wedding or engagement session. No images allowed from workshops, all types of commercial shots, etc.
   Each photo may be submitted only to one Category of the Contest and may not be used at any other upcoming PWPC Contests
   No collages allowed
   Judges may disqualify a photo if it does not comply with the rules of the Contest


Judges
   All Judges of the Contest are the PWPC Members
   The Judges' decision on the Contest is final

PWPC Fall 2018 Wedding Photography Contest Judge: Elfreda Dalby   
Elfreda Dalby   Elfreda Dalby Photography    (Guelph, ON)

Elfreda Dalby is a national award-winning wedding photographer based out of Guelph, Ontario.
Born and raised in beautiful South Africa she moved to Canada after marrying her Canadian husband, Edward. Together they started Elfreda Dalby Photography and have been documenting weddings full time for over six years. As a husband and wife team they shoot all their weddings together. They are a super fun and adventurous couple, and their greatest passion is travelling (always with cameras). Her awards include making the Top 10 Wedding Photographers in Canada list for 2016 with the Professional Wedding Photographers of Canada (PWPC). Wedding photography has been so much more than a job for Elfreda. She feels that photography gave her the opportunity to meet a lot of incredible and different kinds of people, and that in turn played a big role in helping her feel more at home in Canada and more Canadian.
  
PWPC Fall 2018 Wedding Photography Contest Judge: Lana Nimmons   
Lana Nimmons   lana nimmons photography    (Montreal, QC)

My name is Lana Nimmons and I'm a wedding and portrait photographer.

My goal is to produce wonderful photos that capture my clients' essence using a photo-journalistic approach and an artistic aesthetic.
I believe that photography should tell a story with authenticity and artfulness. This approach come from my humble beginnings as a photojournalist ten years ago.

One day seven years ago, I was asked to photograph my first wedding. I'm a hopeless romantic and am in love with photography- since that glorious day I have not looked back.

I count my stars everyday that I have a great honour to play a small part in my clients' life.
  
PWPC Fall 2018 Wedding Photography Contest Judges: Virginie & Samuel Wiss   
Virginie & Samuel Wiss   sv photograph    (Victoria, BC)

We're Samuel & Virginie. Discovering a joint passion for photography, we spent our weekends hiking into the forest in search of the best shooting locations. We fell in love with nature, photography and each other. It was 16 years ago!

We love to capture emotions and memories in photographs. We've lived in France, New Zealand and Tahiti before settling on beautiful Vancouver Island, Canada where we are now Permanent Residents.

We are Destination Wedding and Bourdoir Photographers.
Building on our admiration for the beauty of nature and the passion of Love, we've developed a signature style that is epic and glamorous. This allows us to capture the vibrant actions and rich emotions of weddings.
  


Contest Categories
 1. 
 Getting Ready 
 
 2. 
 The Wedding Dress 
 
 3. 
 Ceremony 
 Images taken during the ceremony 
 4. 
 Bridal Portrait 
 
 5. 
 Location / Structure 
 Images that represent where the Wedding is taking place (interior or exterior)  
 6. 
 Bride and Groom Portrait 
 
 7. 
 Bridal Party Portrait 
 
 8. 
 Emotion 
 
 9. 
 Wedding Details 
 Images of the bridal shoes, ring, cake, etc. 
 10. 
 Reception 
 Images taken during reception 
 11. 
 Humor 
 Funny images of the wedding day, from beginning to the end 
 12. 
 Movement and Motion 
 Creative images taken in movement and motion 

   Minor Photoshop enhancements are allowed (cropping, colour correction, blemishes removal, etc.)
   Colour, B/W, or toned images are acceptable
   Portrait images may be set up or prompted by the photographer
   Photos must be appropriate for a general audience
   All images are Copyright of their owners