Contest Category “Decisive Moments” | January

Our first category is “Decisive Moments.” These are images that capture the essence or the experience of the subject frozen at its peak. Provide the judges with image/s which display this thought process and good luck! Once the submission portal is open, you will have two days to get them the curator. “The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting preyRead more

I am The WPS…the video

Back in the day when we were the Wedding Photographic Society we made a fun video. We changed our name to The Wedding & Portrait Society to embrace the portrait community. This group has been getting together since 2005 working to make one another great! Thank you Jason Arthurs for the video. Let’s keep it amazing WPS! Meet the Wedding Photographic Society from Jason Arthurs on Vimeo.Read more

Monthly Contests

The Wedding & Portrait Society (WPS) is proud to bring back the image competition starting in January of 2016. The image competition has been a favorite among our members and showcases the talent of our group. Every month there will be a new category that will challenge both wedding and portrait photographers. The categories selected were created by current members of The WPS. All good standing members will be able to enter the first quarter of competition free. The top images willRead more

Portrait Palooza is back on February 23rd!

Portrait Palooza is one of the premiere WPS events each year and this year it’s on Tuesday, February 23rd. Our chapter leaders coordinate with local vendors to arrange for dresses, flowers and an awesome venue to shoot at. 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 Hall at Landmark has graciously invited us to shoot at their venue.Read more

Meet The WPS Contest Judges

The WPS is proud and thrilled to bring a talented group of photographers to be our panel of judges. Each one brings a unique perspective into the wedding and portrait world. The judges will view all the images prior to making a decision on their winners. The winners will be notified with an announcement on The WPS website with their winning badges attached. 2016 WPS JUDGES Adrees Latif Adrees is a Pakistani-American Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist whose career spans overRead more