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WPJA POY and TOP 150 International Wedding Photographers for 2019

WPJA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE YEAR FOR 2019

The WPJA proudly recognizes the Photographer of the Year (POY), that member holding the most contest points at the end of each year.

  Photographer Location Points
POY 2019 Yves Schepers Antwerpen, Belgium 1876
1st Runner Up Annie Bang California, United States 1531
2nd Runner Up Renan Radici Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil 1358

WPJA TOP 150 INTERNATIONAL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS OF 2019

  Photographer Location Points
1. Yves Schepers Antwerpen, Belgium 1876
2. Annie Bang California, United States 1531
3. Renan Radici Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil 1358
4. Julien Laurent-Georges Paris, France 1222
5. Pasquale Minniti Reggio Calabria, Italy 1216
6. Simon Leclercq Vlaams Brabant, Belgium 1181
7. Indra Simons Overijssel, Netherlands 1177
8. Brittany Diliberto Virginia, United States 1161
9. Lyndsey Goddard London, United Kingdom 1157
10. Leonard Walpot Utrecht, Netherlands 1137
11. Daniele Borghello Padova, Italy 1126
12. JD Land New Jersey, United States 1080
13. Philippe Swiggers Vlaams Brabant, Belgium 1068
14. Fille Roelants Antwerpen, Belgium 1058
15. Michelle Arlotta New Jersey, United States 1046
16. Edgard De Bono Padova, Italy 1000
17. Jacob Hannah Vermont, United States 991
18. Victoria Sprung Illinois, United States 990
19. Toni Miranda Alicante, Spain 979
20. Annie Kheffache Dublin, Ireland 947
21. Emil Boczek West Midlands, United Kingdom 946
22. Boni Bonev Sofia, Bulgaria 924
23. Vinicius Fadul São Paulo, Brazil 913
24. Paul Rogers Hertfordshire, United Kingdom 912
  Sybil Rondeau Nantes, France 912
26. Obi Nwokedi London, United Kingdom 893
27. Henri Deroche Centre-Val de  Loire, France 879
28. Ray Iavasile Michigan, United States 871
29. Jeremy Fiori Maine-et-Loire, France 858
  Claudia Amorim Goiás, Brazil 858
31. William Lambelet Occitanie, France 856
32. Joshua Grasso Georgia, United States 846
33. Shaunte Dittmar California, United States 836
34. David Clumpner Montana, United States 814
35. Luigi Rota Lecco, Italy 812
36. Todd Laffler New Jersey, United States 801
37. Alex Paul Massachusetts, United States 781
38. Ufuk Sarisen Istanbul, Turkey 776
39. Milan Lazic Illinois, United States 757
40. Sanne De Block Antwerpen, Belgium 733
41. Sergio Cueto Madrid, Spain 725
42. Daniel Monteiro Porto, Portugal 724
43. Meg Brock Pennsylvania, United States 693
  Kate Crabtree Maine, United States 693
45. Serenay Lokcetin Istanbul, Turkey 691
46. Julian Kanz Genova, Italy 690
47. Simon Cassanas Paris, France 689
48. Brett Butterstein California, United States 680
49. Matouš Bárta Czech Republic 657
50. Emre Nesli Istanbul, Turkey 656
51. Isabelle Hattink Zuid Holland, Netherlands 645
52. Ankita Asthana Maharashtra, India 643
53. Shaun Baker California, United States 634
54. Nikhol Esteras Oaxaca, Mexico 633
  Brenda Bergreen Colorado, United States 633
56. Tara Theilen Nevada, United States 623
  Jiake Yang Victoria, Australia 623
58. Petrica Tanase Bucharest, Romania 601
59. Huy Nguyen Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam 591
  Sylvain Bouzat Lyon, France 591
61. Aaron Storry Northamptonshire, United Kingdom 590
62. Kristian Leven London, United Kingdom 578
63. Caroline Elenbaas Noord Brabant, Netherlands 569
  Bruno Montt Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 569
65. Cafa Liu Ontario, Canada 567
66. Damiano Salvadori Florence, Italy 557
67. Victor R. Urosa Miranda, Venezuela 556
68. Miguel Gonzalez Pennsylvania, United States 537
69. Kristina Cazarez-Neri California, United States 536
70. Lukas Powroziewicz Midlothian, United Kingdom 535
71. Sarah V. Martinez New Hampshire, United States 524
  David Anton Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany 524
  Megan Hannah Vermont, United States 524
74. Nicky Byrnes California, United States 522
75. Siliang Wang California, United States 521
76. Linus Moran Dorset, United Kingdom 513
77. Salvo Moroni Catania, Italy 503
78. Justin Edmonds Colorado, United States 502
  Florent Cattelain Occitanie, France 502
80. Matt Theilen California, United States 501
81. Cristina Tanase Bucharest, Romania 498
82. Johnny Shryock Virginia, United States 480
83. Ilana Bar-av Wisconsin, United States 479
84. Donatella Barbera Florence, Italy 478
  Cindy Brown Georgia, United States 478
86. Danilo Coluccio Reggio Calabria, Italy 467
87. Will Tee Taipei, Taiwan 458
88. Nino Lombardo Trapani, Italy 456
89. Logan Westom Washington, United States 446
90. Tsvetelina Deliyska Sofia, Bulgaria 444
91. Chris Shum California, United States 443
92. Andy Griffiths Lancashire, United Kingdom 437
93. Denis Gostev New York, United States 435
94. Cedric Derbaise Hauts-de-France, France 424
  Kevin Kheffache Dublin, Ireland 424
96. Juan Carlos Calderon Jalisco, Mexico 422
97. Valerie Teppe Haute-Vienne, France 421
98. Stam Chananakhon Phuket, Thailand 413
99. Natalja van Ommeren Zuid Holland, Netherlands 412
100. Tunde Koncsol Budapest, Hungary 411
  Justine Boulin British Columbia, Canada 411
102. Miguel Onieva Madrid, Spain 402
103. Joy Qin Fujian, China 399
  Freek Nagtzaam Noord Brabant, Netherlands 399
105. Kathleen Ricker Maryland, United States 391
  Robert David Bucharest, Romania 391
  Chaiyasith Junjuerdee London, United Kingdom 391
108. Emin Kuliyev New York, United States 390
  Monica Guimaraes Alagoas, Brazil 390
  Maurizio Gjivovich Torino, Italy 390
111. Adam Riley Manchester (Greater), United Kingdom 388
  Joshua Dhondt Antwerpen, Belgium 388
113. Alessandro Arena Varese, Italy 380
114. Mike Cook Stirlingshire, United Kingdom 379
  Vinicius Terror Minas Gerais, Brazil 379
116. Alessandro Colle Massa-Carrara, Italy 378
117. Vincent Mu Beijing, China 368
  Lauren Lindley California, United States 368
119. Momo Lynn Beijing, China 367
  Qi Xiang Fujian, China 367
121. Dejan Zagar Slovenia 357
  Max Ming Guangdong, China 357
123. Lisa Pacor Trieste, Italy 356
  Erica Hawkins Hertfordshire, United Kingdom 356
  Ken Pak District Of Columbia, United States 356
126. Damien Dohmen Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 346
  Trent Gillespie Colorado, United States 346
  Razvan Danaila Bedfordshire, United Kingdom 346
  Kathleen Viron Dunn Burgundy, France 346
130. Tom Beynon Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom 345
131. Jay Hoque London, United Kingdom 336
132. Franck Boutonnet Lyon, France 335
  Steven Herrschaft Hessen, Germany 335
134. Viara Mileva Ontario, Canada 334
135. Matteo Reni Varese, Italy 333
  Francesco Gravina Apulia, Italy 333
  Tobias Löhr Hessen, Germany 333
138. Anupa Shah Maharashtra, India 324
  Julien Maria Grand Est, France 324
  Eric Corbacho São Paulo, Brazil 324
141. Ronan Jégaden Ile-de-France, France 323
142. Ivelina Cholakova Sofia, Bulgaria 322
143. James Nix North Carolina, United States 314
144. Roque Reyes Oaxaca, Mexico 312
  Chrystel Echavidre Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 312
  Rocio Vega Roa Leon, Spain 312
  Rich Calver County Antrim, United Kingdom 312
148. Lea Torrieri Paris, France 311
  Andrea Bagnasco Savona, Italy 311
  Sylvain Garderes Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 311
       

 

WPJA POY and TOP 150 International Wedding Photographers for 2018