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The WowWed awards are open to any professional wedding photographer who is 18 years or older has a PRO Membership, entry is free to all pro members.

Your PRO-membership MUST be active at the time of judging and the winners announcement,  Start and end dates are visible on the Award page. 

You can Sign Up as a member and enter anytime before the closing of the competition for judging.


Images can be uploaded by clicking the "enter awards" link on the photographer's portfolio or by accessing the "enter awards" link in the menu bar. entries are limited to one entry per category,


Please optimise your images and keep them to a maximum resolution of 1200 pixels on the longest edge - landscape images are preferred.


Each category will have one winner as well as a 2nd, 3rd and  TOP TEN places with badges awarded accordingly, there will be ONE overall winning image "Best of" and this will be the image that scored the highest of all images.  

Winning entries will be notified by email and prizes awarded there after.


The Judges Decision is final, In the event of a tie, the winners will share the prize where possible and or alternative arrangements will be made.

Each entry will be awarded a star value ranging from one to ten, with ten being the highest, with the possibility of a "WOW" badge, each judge is given three badges to award in each category, awarding the badges is solely at the judges' discretion and may choose not to award one or even none if they feel images were not strong enough.  all entries scores will be tallied after the judges have completed deliberation and awards will be give in accordance of the highest score.

A Differnt judging panel is chosen for each competition, The judges are chosen for their expertise and style , the judging process is completely unbiased and images are judged solely on the image and not the name or photographer.

the judges are asked to base their decision on  a number of factors like style,  composition,  execution and creativity.

Sponsors and Prizes

Prizes are kindly donated by our sponsors, All prizes are awarded subject to availability and no cash alternatives nor can anyone exchange prizes for cash any alternatives. 

Prizes are awarded to the highest scoring images, The scoring is the total of points awarded by each guest judge during the judging process, each judge can give up to three special  "wowwed awards"  to outstanding images  in each category the awarding of these is purely their discretion, this also adds to the final scoring. In the event of a tied score, then the team at wowwed reserves the right to make any deciding decisions and the Judges decision is final.