WeddingSutra.com, India’s No. 1 Bridal Media Brand is launching WeddingSutra Photography Awards to inspire and honor the best in wedding photography and filmmaking in India. WeddingSutra.com has been shaping the wedding industry for over 17 years and have shined the spotlight on wedding photography for decades making it a covetable profession. The Awards will give vast exposure, visibility and opportunity to wedding photographers and filmmakers across the country. Submissions open at www.weddingsutra.com/wpa on 3rd July, 2017.
Wedding Photographers can submit their entries in the following categories.
|Wedding Photographer of the Year||The nomination includes series of 6-12 photos taken at one wedding.|
|Wedding Filmmaker of the year||The nomination includes a short film no longer than 10 min taken at one wedding.|
|Pre-wedding Photography||This category includes images from engagement and pre-wedding shoots done not on the day of wedding.|
|Bridal Portraits||Portraits photography of the bridal party, including bride or groom alone as well as together.|
|Friends and Family Portraits||Portraits of the bridal party i.e., bridesmaids, groomsmen, parents, siblings and other family.|
|Wedding Details||From the rings and mehndi to décor, mandap, cake and table settings there are endless elements of a wedding in detail.|
Visual and Emotional impact, composition, image design and technical ability are the key factors for judges across all categories of the Awards.Experts with background in photography, design and filmmaking will come together to decide the best images entered into the inaugural WeddingSutra Photography Awards.
|Anita Dongre has been at the forefront of fashion for over 20 years, having created one of the most successful fashion houses in India. A metaphor for supreme craftsmanship, Anita Dongre’s designs showcase Indian aesthetics in a contemporary language.||Karen is an acclaimed wedding photographer who has been recognized as one of the best in her field by American Photo magazine (“World’s Top 10”) and The Knot (“Best in New York”).||Pye is a founder and Partner of Lin and Jirsa Photography, a boutique Southern California wedding and portrait photography firm. He also co-founded SLR Lounge, a thriving educational community for photographers.|
|One of top wedding photographers in England, Ross has won acclaims for his award-winning destination wedding photography across the world.||Slaven, founder at Cinemart Motion Picture and internationally renowned cinematographer, has a passion for making beautiful, timeless and cinematic wedding films.|
2017 Key dates
3rd July, 2017 – Submissions Open
20th July, 2017 – Competition Closes
5th August, 2017 –Shortlist announced
24th August, 2017 – Winners announced at the Awards Gala and WeddingSutra Grand Engage at JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu
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