Rangefinder Wedding Contest 2019

 

Rangefinder Wedding Contest

Rangefinder Wedding Contest

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Entry fee: $45 (1 to 6 images)
Prizes: $2,000 cash prize, $125, $500 B&H Gift Card

Rangefinder (Rf), the award-winning monthly magazine for wedding and portrait photographers, has been covering the photographic industry for more than 60 years. In addition to prizes of monetary value, our photo contests provide entrants with immeasurable exposure to the photography community. Winners are published in Rangefinder, distributed to more than 111,000 readers worldwide, and are also published in an online gallery on RangeFinderWeddingContest.com.

Categories

  • Engagement
  • Bride & Groom Portraits
  • Wedding Party
  • Wedding Reception
  • Destination Weddings
  • Wedding Details
  • Commercial/Editorial
  • Motion

Website: https://www.rangefinderweddingcontest.com/

Rangefinder Wedding Contest 2018 Winners

Wedding Party Category

Untitled, © Justyna Bedford Of Joel & Justyna, Ottawa, On, Canada, Grand Prize, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
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© Justyna Bedford Of Joel & Justyna, Ottawa, On, Canada
Grand Prize

The bride, flower girl and maid of honor are captured in a tender moment right before all three walked down the aisle.

 

Let's Play at the Escalator, © Mantas Kubilinskas, Arlington, VA, United States, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
Let’s Play at the Escalator
© Mantas Kubilinskas, Arlington, VA, United States

Kubilinskas captured this bridal party photo at the National Gallery of Art. “After spending an hour at the museum, I noticed the creative potential of this escalator,” Kubilinskas says. “I asked all of the bridal party to go on the escalator and look straight into the camera.”

 

The Wild Ride, © Gina Mcnulty (Gina & Ryan Photography), Burbank, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
The Wild Ride
© Gina Mcnulty (Gina & Ryan Photography), Burbank

McNulty captured this windy ride as the bride, her mom and sister made their way to the ceremony.

 

Commercial/Editorial Category

Untitled, © Blue Rose Photography, Lynnwood, WA, United States, First Place, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
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© Blue Rose Photography, Lynnwood, WA, United States
First Place

Inspired by the designer Rue De Seine, this California desert photo shoot was created as a passion project for Brittany Marshall of Blue Rose Photography.

 

Pieces, © Kelly Briggs, The Twins, Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear, United Kingdom, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
Pieces
© Kelly Briggs, The Twins, Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear, United Kingdom

An editorial shoot for a bespoke vintage bridal company.

 

Spring Poppy, © Lacie Hansen, Carpinteria , Ca, United States, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
Spring Poppy
© Lacie Hansen, Carpinteria , Ca, United States

Hansen shot this at the height of the poppy season for Flutter Magazine. She says, “We wanted this shoot to be bright, bold and inspiring to those who haven’t seen the poppies in full bloom.”

 

Destination Weddings Category

Sea To Sky, © Michaela Joy Photography, Oakland , Ca, United States, First Place, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
Sea To Sky
© Michaela Joy Photography, Oakland , Ca, United States
First Place

A couple stands on a bridge during a snowy day at the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish, British Columbia.

 

Stormy love in the Dolomites. The Story of Giulia and Fede, © The Ferros, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
Stormy love in the Dolomites. The Story of Giulia and Fede
© The Ferros, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

A couple poses for a portrait session in the Italian Alps at dusk on a foggy and windy day.

 

Untitled, © Nikhil Shastri, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
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© Nikhil Shastri, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

 

Engagement Category

Untitled, © Kristen Marie Parker, Tacoma, Wa, United States, First Place, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
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© Kristen Marie Parker, Tacoma, Wa, United States
First Place

Parker leaned out over a lookout point as this couple floated below in a rowboat they rented for their engagement shoot.

 

Untitled, © Emilie White, London, United Kingdom, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
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© Emilie White, London, United Kingdom

This couple got caught in a storm during their engagement portraits. “The whole landscape was disappearing behind them,” White says. “My lens was getting covered in rain so quickly that I barely had time to focus. But they completely embraced the moment.”

 

Snuggle Session Proposal, © Sara Monika, Georgetown, ON, Canada, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
Snuggle Session Proposal
© Sara Monika, Georgetown, ON, Canada

This couple initially booked Monika for a “snuggle session,” a shoot where she photographs them cuddling. Says Monika, “Little did she know that he had a proposal up his sleeve!”

 

Bride/Groom Portraits Category

Untitled, © Emilie White, London, United Kingdom, First Place, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
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© Emilie White, London, United Kingdom
First Place

A newly married couple walks down the aisle as guests shower them with confetti.

 

Untitled, © Megan Yanz, Menomonee Falls, WI, United States, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
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© Megan Yanz, Menomonee Falls, WI, United States

A spontaneous portrait captured during an elopement shoot on a 90-degree summer day. “I joked about doing portraits in the nearby river to cool down,” Yanz says. “But to my surprise, they thought it was a great idea.”

 

Untitled, © Emilie White, London, United Kingdom, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
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© Emilie White, London, United Kingdom

A bride and groom’s final portrait of the night, captured in an elevator at the end of the reception.

 

Wedding Details Category

Untitled, © Paul Woo, Columbus, OH, United States, First Place, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
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© Paul Woo, Columbus, OH, United States
First Place

A bride runs to get ready while her dress hangs off the balcony a floor below.

 

Natural Art, © Amanda Alessi Photography, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
Natural Art
© Amanda Alessi Photography, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

A floral arrangement from Natural Art Flowers by Rebecca Grace. Says Alessi, “The colors and textures were beyond amazing,” so she staged the bouquet near soft window light to capture the vibrancy.

 

Like Diamonds, © Gina Mcnulty (Gina & Ryan Photography), Burbank, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
Like Diamonds
© Gina Mcnulty (Gina & Ryan Photography), Burbank

 

Wedding Reception Category

Untitled, © Mike Vallely, Vancouver, BC, Canada, First Place, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
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© Mike Vallely, Vancouver, BC, Canada
First Place

A groom twirls his bride during an outdoor reception amid breathtaking views.

 

The Flower Girl, © Steve Grogan, Manchester, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
The Flower Girl
© Steve Grogan, Manchester

Grogan captured this flower girl, who decided to take off her dress and put on her mom’s shoes.

 

Untitled, © Caroline Briggs, The Twins, Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear, United Kingdom, Rangefinder Wedding Contest
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© Caroline Briggs, The Twins, Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear, United Kingdom

 

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