ISPWP – 2016 Award Winning Wedding Photography
I’m extremely proud to have won six awards so far this year! To be accepted into the ISPWP, a photographer must have shot at least 50 weddings, submit their portfolio for review, agree to operate under the ISPWP Code of Conduct, and have an ISPWP Sponsor or four references. And THEN they have to be voted in by current members. I’m honoured to be a member.
Rangefinder 2016 Featured Wedding
Rangefinder – the official publication of Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI), featured two of my weddings as ‘Wedding of the Week’ on their internationally acclaimed blog.
‘Worlds Best Wedding Photographers 2014, 2015 & 2016’
The exclusive and invitation only ‘World’s Best Wedding Photographers’ list. I was truly over the moon to be asked, and I’m still overjoyed to be a part of it! The list features the work of some of the most talented names in the industry. I’m humbled to be amongst some very big names!
Featured & Recommended Supplier
Love My Dress is one of the UK’s leading wedding blogs, filled with beautiful inspiration for stylish brides to be. As well as having my work featured on the blog, I’ve recently joined their list of hand-picked suppliers in their Little Book for Brides.
Official Judge – Wedding Photography Excellence Awards
After winning in The Wedding Photography Select ‘Excellence Awards’, being asked to become an Excellence Awards Judge is a true honour. The Wedding Photography Select Awards showcase worldwide wedding photography at its very best.
Top 50 Wedding Photographs in the World 2014
International Wedding Blog Junebug Weddings published their 50 Best Wedding Photos of 2014, and I was honoured to be included in this seriously prestigious collection of winning images taken by some of the worlds greatest wedding photographers. Junebug Weddings is the essential guide to planning a stylish wedding. Find the best photographers, planners, venues, and wedding professionals worldwide.
Wedding Photography Excellence Awards 2015
The Wedding Photography Select Awards showcase worldwide wedding photography at its very best. In the most recent competition I was over the moon to receive not one, but two Excellence awards. It’s such a wonderful feeling to see your own work feature amongst so many of the world’s talented wedding photographers. Head over to see some great photography!
Professional Photographer of the Year 2014
Amazing news to hear I was shortlisted for ‘2014 Professional Photographer of the Year’. With entries and photographers from more than 40 countries. Winning 2nd place in this respected annual photography competition is pretty cool!
North East Wedding Photographer of the Year 2013 & 2014
I finished off 2014 with a huge smile on my face after being awarded ‘North East Wedding Photographer of the Year’ for the second year running. The North East of England has some outstanding wedding photographers so winning this twice just feels a little bit crazy.
Official Supplier & Featured Photographer
RMW is without a doubt one of the bigger wedding blogs, and just one of a few that feature my work. I’m also included in their hand picked selection of UK & International Wedding Suppliers.
EXCELLENCE IN WEDDING PHOTOJOURNALISM
The WPJA said ‘Paul Santos joins the ranks of some of the most talented wedding photojournalists in the world‘. Truly honoured to be accepted into very talented company. The WPJA is a professional organization composed of photojournalists and wedding photographers from around the world. Membership in the WPJA depends entirely on photographers meeting our high standards for inclusion.