August 2018 WPS Contest Results

Chad Winstead and Erin Costa are our WPS Badge winners for the month. Some great wedding photography coming from the beaches of North Carolina! Also, the race for The WPS POY is heating up!   HOW POINTS ARE ACCRUED / EARNED An image will receive 25 points per star, which represents a judge’s selection. Each month four judges will comb over all the photos and provide a star to each image they deem worthy. An image will receive an awardRead more

July 2018 WPS Contest Results

I am always amazed by the wonderful work this group produces! The race for the prize is heating up and we have a close race. The WPS Award Badge winners this month are Chad Winstead and Paul Seiler.     HOW POINTS ARE ACCRUED / EARNED An image will receive 25 points per star, which represents a judge’s selection. Each month four judges will comb over all the photos and provide a star to each image they deem worthy. An image will receive anRead more

June 2018 WPS Contest Results

Amazing work!!! So many wonderful photographers hitting the mark. The WPS Award Badge winners are Rebecca Faulk, Michael Escobar, Chad Winstead and Paul Seiler. Congrats!      HOW POINTS ARE ACCRUED / EARNED An image will receive 25 points per star, which represents a judge’s selection. Each month four judges will comb over all the photos and provide a star to each image they deem worthy. An image will receive an award badge if it gains three or more stars. Information about ourRead more

May 2018 WPS Contest Results

There were a lot of great images submitted but only one attained a WPS Award Badge this month. Congrats to Paul Seiler for capturing such a beautiful image! PAUL SEILER 4* HOW POINTS ARE ACCRUED / EARNED An image will receive 25 points per star, which represents a judge’s selection. Each month four judges will comb over all the photos and provide a star to each image they deem worthy. An image will receive an award badge if it gains three orRead more

The WPS Contests are BACK!

Hello WPS! We took a little break but back by popular demand is The Wedding & Portrait Society’s Pictures of the Year Contest. You asked for it and you got it! Congrats to Paul Seiler, Chad Winstead and James Nix for attaining a WPS badge. And the badge winners for April’s contest are: PAUL SEILER 4* CHAD WINSTEAD 4* JAMES NIX 3* HOW POINTS ARE ACCRUED / EARNED An image will receive 25 points per star, which represents a judge’sRead more

February Contest Winners | After Dark

In the “After Dark” category we only had one badge winner this time around. Congratulations Dave Shay for making magic. The contest is heating up but it’s early in the race and The WPS Trophy is still up for grabs! DAVE SHAY*** HOW POINTS ARE ACCRUED / EARNED An image will receive 25 points per star, which represents a judge’s selection. Each month four judges will comb over all the photos and provide a star to each image they deemRead more

Portrait Palooza 2017 Winner

The staff at the Carolina Inn has deemed a winner for Portrait Palooza 2017. The WPS would like to congratulate Maria Sollecito for her beautiful window light portrait. A $100 check is coming your way! There were so many great images to select from and the judges had a hard time narrowing down a winner. A special thank you to The Carolina Inn staff for judging and hosting Portrait Palloza this year. They also have named a tie for secondRead more

January Contest Winners | Wild Card

It was a wild contest in 2016 and this year is looking great! There were a lot of great images submitted but only on attained a WPS Award Badge this month. Congratulations Chad Winstead for capturing a wonderful moment! CHAD WINSTEAD 4* HOW POINTS ARE ACCRUED / EARNED An image will receive 25 points per star, which represents a judge’s selection. Each month four judges will comb over all the photos and provide a star to each image they deem worthy.Read more

Portrait Palooza Rockin’ at The Carolina Inn

Portrait Palooza is one of the premiere WPS events each year and this year it’s on Tuesday, March 28th. Our chapter leaders coordinate with local vendors to arrange for dresses, flowers and an awesome venue to shoot at The Carolina Inn! It’s a timed competition where each photographer has 10 minutes to produce an editorial/commercial quality image using our professional models, dresses, bouquets and a really awesome location. This year The Carolina Inn has graciously invited us to shoot atRead more

Wedding & Portrait Society’s Photographer of the Year is Chad Winstead!

Congratulations to Chad Winstead for winning the 2016 WPS POY trophy. Chad is a wedding photographer based out of Greenville, North Carolina. His images consistently caught the eyes of the judges and members of The WPS. Below are some images that have won WPS badges over year coupled with a little Q&A. What is your style of photography? I don’t really know where to begin. I don’t really know how to classify my style but I guess you can sayRead more