Tyler Wirken

I don’t consider myself a wedding photographer.

I’m simply a family historian who documents weddings.

Starting out as a newspaper photographer, I discovered a passion for documentary photography early in my career and never looked back.

After almost ten years in the wedding business, I found himself questioning a lot of conventional ideas about weddings. That’s when I asked myself – why am I doing this?

I believe those why questions help me create more meaningful photographs that transcend the wedding showing who people are and the relationships that define them. Read More...

Photographer Tyler Wirken 
Location Kansas City in Missouri, United States
Starting Rates $3700+ (USD) 
Website http://www.wirkenphoto.com 
Photos 17 Contest Winning Photos
Blog http://www.wirkenphoto.com/blog 
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The Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of Tyler Wirken. The following awards have been earned by Tyler from the WPJA. These achievements come with great merit considering the high level of competition that a member faces in the contests.

2016 Q1 18th Place - Kids (Being Kids)
2015 Q3 2nd Place - Touch
Q2 5th Place - Great Natural Light
20th Place - Musicians & DJs
2007 Q2 6th Place - Emotion
12th Place - Humor
2006 Winter 16th Place - Reception
18th Place - Humor
Summer 3rd Place - Ceremony
2005 Winter 11th Place - Emotion
15th Place - Creative Portrait
Fall 1st Place - Creative Portrait
1st Place - Ceremony
2004 Winter 1st Place - Creative Portrait of Bride
5th Place - Architecture
Spring 1st Place - Emotion
9th Place - Kids