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WPJA POY and TOP 150 International Wedding Photographers for 2020

WPJA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE YEAR FOR 2020

The WPJA proudly recognizes the Photographer of the Year (POY), that member holding the most contest points at the end of each year.

  Photographer Location Points
POY 2020 Renan Radici Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil 1259
1st Runner Up Fille Roelants Antwerpen, Belgium 1225
2nd Runner Up Valerie Teppe Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 1036

WPJA TOP 150 INTERNATIONAL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS OF 2020

  Photographer Location Points
1. Renan Radici Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil 1259
2. Fille Roelants Antwerpen, Belgium 1225
3. Valerie Teppe Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 1036
4. Tsvetelina Deliyska Sofia, Bulgaria 1035
5. David Clumpner Montana, United States 980
6. Jesse La Plante Colorado, United States 956
7. William Lambelet Occitanie, France 955
8. Henri Deroche Centre-Val de Loire, France 835
9. Kathleen Ricker Washington DC, United States 826
10. Simon Leclercq Vlaams Brabant, Belgium 825
11. JD Land Pennsylvania, United States 804
12. Alessandro Iasevoli Lazio, Italy 779
13. Patrick Lombaert Brittany, France 712
14. Brett Butterstein California, United States 634
15. Annie Bang California, United States 614
16. Nicky Byrnes California, United States 613
17. Stacy Gillespie Colorado, United States 612
18. Nikhol Esteras Oaxaca, Mexico 579
19. Ankita Asthana Maharashtra, India 578
20. Matteo Reni Varese, Italy 567
21. Emil Boczek West Midlands, United Kingdom 566
22. Thomas Jongbloed Utrecht, Netherlands 558
23. Kevin Kheffache Dublin, Ireland 546
24. Leonard Walpot Utrecht, Netherlands 522
25. Nilufer Nalbantoglu Istanbul, Turkey 500
  Lea Torrieri Paris, France 500
27. Hao Pan Zhejiang, China 492
28. Alex Gordeev Massachusetts, United States 491
29. Julian Kanz Genova, Italy 490
30. Freek Nagtzaam Noord Brabant, Netherlands 489
31. Alex Paul Massachusetts, United States 488
32. Daniel Monteiro Porto, Portugal 468
33. Annie Kheffache Dublin, Ireland 466
34. Matouš Bárta Prague, Czech Republic 455
35. Lori Anne Crewe Ontario, Canada 447
36. Cindy Brown Georgia, United States 444
37. Franck Petit Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 436
38. Lauren Lindley California, United States 433
39. Cheng Guo Sichuan, China 413
40. Marco Colonna Taranto, Italy 411
41. Marion Pomes Hautes-Pyrenees, France 401
  Ray Iavasile Michigan, United States 401
43. Kenneth Clapp Maryland, United States 400
44. Patrick Mateer Yorkshire, United Kingdom 391
45. Ufuk Sarisen Istanbul, Turkey 389
46. Brittany Diliberto Virginia, United States 378
  Peter Kos Noord Holland, Netherlands 378
48. Piotr Maksa Lodzkie, Poland 368
  Ken Pak Washington DC, United States 368
  Logan Westom Washington, United States 368
51. Simona Cancelli Siracusa, Italy 367
52. Brenda Bergreen Colorado, United States 358
53. Shea McGrath Colorado, United States 357
54. Ian Chin California, United States 356
55. Danielle Gardner New York, United States 346
  Nien Truong Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam 346
  Esther Gibbons Quebec, Canada 346
58. Detelina Krasteva Ruse, Bulgaria 345
59. Lyndsey Goddard London, United Kingdom 344
60. Claudia Amorim Goias, Brazil 334
61. Boni Bonev Sofia, Bulgaria 333
62. Ben Schaefer Massachusetts, United States 323
  Coralie Castillo Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France 323
  Justin Edmonds Colorado, United States 323
65. Jonathan Sylvoz Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France 322
66. David Pullum Devon, United Kingdom 313
67. Tom Beynon Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom 312
68. Qi Xiang Fujian, China 311
69. Huy Che Hoang Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam 302
  Todor Rusinov Sofia, Bulgaria 302
71. Tyler Vu California, United States 301
72. Di Liu Zhejiang, China 300
  Lisa Pacor Trieste, Italy 300
74. Michelle Arlotta New Jersey, United States 290
75. Loic Bourniquel Tarn, France 289
76. Fabrizio Demasi Mantova, Italy 288
  Ludovic Lieffrig Occitanie, France 288
78. Edward Ciesielski Illinois, United States 278
79. Jerome Villard Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France 268
80. Nino Lombardo Trapani, Italy 267
81. Ilana Bar-av Wisconsin, United States 257
82. Siliang Wang California, United States 256
  Eric Corbacho São Paulo, Brazil 256
84. Chris Shum California, United States 245
85. Chaiyasith Junjuerdee London, United Kingdom 243
86. Asaph Xu Fujian, China 234
  Mehdi Djafer Nord, France 234
  Marck Yvan Bas-Rhin, France 234
  Luan Nguyen Paris, France 234
90. Jean-Baptiste Chauvin Yvelines, France 233
91. Nicola Genati Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy 225
92. Catherine Roujean Haute-Garonne, France 223
  Drew Bird California, United States 223
94. Sylvain Bouzat Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France 221
95. Leon Wong Zhejiang, China 212
  Vincent Mu Beijing, China 212
97. Sarah V. Martinez New Hampshire, United States 211
  Sebastien Clavel Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France 211
99. Florent Cattelain Occitanie, France 202
100. Milan Lazic Illinois, United States 201
  Julien Maria Grand Est, France 201
  Julie Ambos Florida, United States 201
  Victor Ataide Minas Gerais, Brazil 201
  Salvo Moroni Catania, Italy 201
105. Trent Gillespie Colorado, United States 200
  Lukas Powroziewicz Midlothian, United Kingdom 200
  Stephanie Secrest California, United States 200
  Shubin Shen Fujian, China 200
  Kevin Sawyer California, United States 200
110. Danilo Coluccio Reggio Calabria, Italy 199
111. Emre Nesli Istanbul, Turkey 190
  Juan Carlos Calderon Jalisco, Mexico 190
113. Erkin Agsaran Istanbul, Turkey 189
  Ronnie Szeto Hong Kong 189
  Moniek van Gils Noord Brabant, Netherlands 189
  Sean Paget Cheshire, United Kingdom 189
  Guillaume Tranquard Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France 189
118. Boris Hristov Sofia, Bulgaria 188
119. Nicolas Bernard Grand Est, France 179
  Shaun Baker California, United States 179
  Simone Miglietta Arezzo, Italy 179
122. Isabelle Bazin Occitanie, France 178
  Lubomir Jiponov Sofia, Bulgaria 178
124. Philip Thomas Texas, United States 167
  Victoria Sprung Illinois, United States 167
  Miguel Onieva Madrid, Spain 167
  Jenny Rutterford West Sussex, United Kingdom 167
  Junxin Zeng Fujian, China 167
129. Chao Chin Yang Taiwan 166
  Wojciech Marzec Malopolskie, Poland 166
131. Audrey Morisson Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 155
  Alessandro Di Noia Brescia, Italy 155
133. Meg Brock Pennsylvania, United States 145
  Natasha Lamalle Washington DC, United States 145
  Katie Kaizer Massachusetts, United States 145
  Damiano Salvadori Firenze, Italy 145
  Steven Herrschaft Hessen, Germany 145
138. Laurent Brisson Grand Est, France 144
  Sven Soetens Flanders, Belgium 144
  Gang Chen Chongqing, China 144
  Ronan Jégaden Ile-de-France, France 144
  Adam Boole Minnesota, United States 135
  Dorota Karpowicz Alberta, Canada 135
  Sylvain Garderes Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 135
145. Michael Freas North Carolina, United States 134
  Johnny Shryock Virginia, United States 134
  Hollie Mateer Yorkshire, United Kingdom 134
  Laura Segall Arizona, United States 134
  Samuele Ciaffoni Ancona, Italy 134
150. Kathleen Viron Dunn Burgundy, France 133
  Massimiliano Beccati Milano, Italy 133
  Martin Beddall West Sussex, United Kingdom 133
  Castille Alma Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France 133
  Federica Ariemma Napoli, Italy 133
  Monica Guimaraes Alagoas, Brazil 133
  Kate Crabtree Maine, United States 133

 

WPJA POY and TOP 150 International Wedding Photographers for 2019