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25 Award-Winning Wedding Photos You Must See

Below are 25 stunning wedding photos taken from across the globe from 2013 and 2014.
01/21/2015 11:42am ET | Updated March 23, 2015
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Going to a wedding is a magical experience and kudos to the wedding photographer who captures those precious memories and immortalizes them in a Facebook photo album the next day.

The International Society Of Professional Wedding Photographers holds quarterly contests among their talented wedding photographers, selecting only the best wedding photos from a huge pool of ISPWP members. There are 20 categories that spotlight various aspects of wedding photography, whether it's dynamic movement, lighting and composition or pure and raw emotion.

"You have to get it right the first time, every time. You have to be a master of the craft and know your gear so well that you can make adjustments on the fly, without thinking or hesitating. And you have to do it for 8, 10, or 12 hours in close quarters with clients who have put their trust in you to get it right," ISWP wrote on their website.

Below are 25 stunning wedding photos taken from across the globe from 2013 and 2014.

1st Place in ‘All About Light’: Winter 2013, Taipei, Taiwan
1st Place in ‘Pure Art’: Fall 2014, New York City, New York
1st Place in ‘Ceremony’: Winter 2013, Frankfurt, Germany
1st Place in ‘Engagement Portrait’: Winter 2013, Belo Horizonte, Brasil
1st Place in ‘The Wedding Dress’: Winter 2013, Sydney, Australia
(Credit: Julian Kanz)
1st Place in ‘Kids Will Be Kids’: Winter 2013, Cinque Terre, Italy
(Credit: Allen Ko)
1st Place in ‘Family Love’: Fall 2014, Canton, China
(Credit: Dennis Berti)
1st Place in ‘The Decisive Moment’: Summer 2014, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
(Credit: Apresh Chavda)
1st Place in ‘Bride Portrait’: Winter 2013, London, United Kingdom
(Credit: Victor Lax)
1st Place in ‘The Decisive Moment’: Fall 2014, Zaragoza, Spain
(Credit: Xiang Qi)
1st Place in ‘Bridal Party Portrait’: Fall 2014, Nanping, China
(Credit: Matous Duchek)
1st Place in ‘Bridal Party Portrait’: Winter 2013, Prague, Czech Republic
(Credit: Raymond Phang)
1st Place in ‘Engagement Portrait’: Summer 2014, Singapore
(Credit: Dennis Jagusiak)
1st Place in ‘Venue Or Location’: Spring 2014, Wiesbaden, Germany
(Credit: Carey Nash)
1st Place in ‘Venue Or Location’: Winter 2013, Edmonton, Alberta
(Credit: Paula Boto)
1st Place in ‘Framing The Subject’: Summer 2014, Vigo, Spain
(Credit: Vinny Labella)
1st Place in ‘Framing The Subject’: Spring 2014, Zaragoza, Spain
(Credit: Ruslan Myts)
1st Place in ‘Framing The Subject’: Winter 2013, Novorossiysk, Russia
(Credit: Adrian Stehlik)
1st Place in ‘Movement And Motion’: Fall 2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina
(Credit: Zhang Ainiu)
1st Place in ‘All About Light’: Spring 2014, Chongqing, China
(Credit: Dan Petrovic)
1st Place in ‘Pure Art’: Winter 2013, Paris, France
(Credit: Nathan Welton)
1st Place in ‘Pure Art’: Spring 2014, Denver, Colorado
(Credit: Andrea Corsi)
1st Place in ‘Emotional Impact’: Fall 2014, Florence, Italy
1st Place in ‘First Dance’: Fall 2014, Zwolle, Netherlands
(Credit: Victor Lax)
1st Place in ‘Ceremony’: Spring 2014, Zaragoza, Spain

You can find more of these stunning wedding photos on ISPWP's website, here.

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