International Wedding Photographer of the Year Awards (IWPOTY) 2021

Celebrating the Art of wedding photography worldwide

  • Deadline: 30 September 2021
  • Entry fee: USD $18, 20% discount for more than 4 entries during the Early-Bird period
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The 5th International Wedding Photographer of the Year (IWPOTY) Awards. Recognising and Celebrating the art of Wedding Photography from across the Globe. With major sponsor Canon Australia and multiple category sponsors combining to create a total prize pool in excess of USD$15,000, including USD$3,000 and a Canon EOS R5 Camera. 9 Award categories to enter, no limit on quantity of entries allowed or the year they were captured, 6 world-class judges each reviewing and judging every entry.


Combined Prize pool of USD $15,000
USD $3000 CASH
Canon EOS R5 Camera - valued at $4500 USD
Canon image PROGRAF PRO-300 Printer $750 USD
Holdfast Gear Products valued at $1000 USD
6 Narrative Select Annual Subscriptions $1000 USD
4 Pixellu Smartalbums/Smartslides All-App Bundles valued at $2800 USD
Atkins Pro Lab store credit valued at $1500 USD
RAW Digital Lab Credit valued at $1500 USD
Pic-Time Subscription valued at $3000 USD


Open to all countries, professional and amateur photographers welcome

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

Photographer retains all Copyright. All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by The International Wedding Photographer of the Year Awards, and its Event Partners, for marketing and promotional purposes of the event. The entrant grants The International Wedding Photographer of the Year Awards a non-exclusive, irrevocable license in each Entry throughout the world in perpetuity in all media for any use directly or indirectly connected with the Competition