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Because moments matter most

Showcasing the very best in documentary wedding photography: Nothing staged, no poses, just pure, natural images taken by some of the world’s very best photographers.

Brides and grooms, find the photographer who’ll catch your Dad’s tears, your friend’s dancefloor ‘moves’, your own glances of embarrassment during the speeches.

Photographers, feature your moment-catching skills to that worldwide audience.

documentary wedding photography award by jesse van kalmthout

reportage award by kim rooijackers

Story Award by Els Korsten

Reportage & Story Awards

We have two different types of awards: Reportage Awards, for individual frames, and Story Awards, for a series of images from a single wedding – because we want to recognise both those single great moments, and the skill of creative storytelling.

Our Awards are incredibly tough, with just the top few percent being awarded. View our latest Collection here.

With a transparent judging process, the *only* factor as to what gets awarded, is the strength of the images themselves.

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Find Your Photographer

With over 500 of the best documentary wedding photographers from all over the world, no matter where your wedding is we have the best moment-capturers for you. View our members’ portfolios, bios, awards and more.

So, whether you’re looking for a photographer in countries such as Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands/Holland, Portugal, the UK (including regions such as London or Cheshire), the USA, Romania, Spain – or absolutely anywhere else – we’ve got the photographer for you.

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Best documentary wedding photographers in the world - Reportage Award by Fabio Mirulla

Reportage Award by Fabio Mirulla

Citlalli Rico

Reportage Award by Citlalli Rico

Join Our Community

Members receive a whole host of benefits, including 60 Reportage Award and 18 Story Award entries per year and the ability to display an unlimited number of images/Stories on your profile (like these ones).

Other benefits include access to our members-only video wedding photography courses, exclusive discounts on photography-related products/services (with savings of over $1000 / £750 this year alone), frequent opportunities for extra exposure (such as on our wedding photography podcast and our ‘This is How’ features), invites to our parties, access to our private Facebook group and more…

Members also receive a discount on our family photography sister-site, This is Reportage: Family.

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