Experts with background in photography, design and filmmaking come together to decide the best images and films entered into the WeddingSutra Photography Awards 2024.  

Anai Bharucha Photography

Anai Bharucha is a Mumbai-based fashion photographer & visual artist with a special interest in wellness and beauty. She draws inspiration from human behavior, spaces, cultures, emotions, and the body. Her work is internationally recognized with clients including Kama Ayurveda, Estée Lauder, Reebok, Bodice, Vogue India, Harpers Bazaar, Grazia, Elle Middle-East, Architectural Digest, Paper Mag, Cosmopolitan, L’officiel, Fila, Kenzo and many more.

Atul Kasbekar Photography

One of India's top-notch fashion photographers, Atul Kasbekar is best known for his association with the Kingfisher Calendar, magazine covers, brand campaigns, and publicity stills for top Bollywood movies. A chemical engineering dropout, Atul attended the Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, where he studied photography, topping his batch. When in LA, he worked with photographers such as Dennis Gray, James B Wood, Bill Werts, and David Le Bon among a few. Upon his return to Mumbai, he founded his own studio, calling it Negative Space. He is also the founder of celebrity management company Bling! Entertainment Solutions and Corporate Image and has partnered with brands like PepsiCo, Nestle, HUL, ITC, Airtel, Kingfisher, Samsung, P&G, Sony, Swarovski, LG Mobiles, L'Oreal, Marico, Levi Strauss, and Hublot.

Diogo Perez Fotografia

Diogo Perez, a 39-year-old Brazil-based wedding photographer with 14 years of experience, brings a unique perspective to his craft. Rejecting formulaic approaches and the notion of creative superpowers, Diogo embraces individuality in his work. His photography journey began while working in advertising, but it was through this medium that he truly found his creative voice, delving deeper into the artistic world that had surrounded him since childhood.
As a father to Amandinha and Arthur, a sports enthusiast, and a born dreamer, Diogo's greatest purpose lies in connecting, creating, and inspiring. For him, photography is not the end goal but rather the means to achieve these aspirations.

Emma K Films - Emma K Burke

Emma is an LA-based filmmaker specializing in documenting luxury weddings and events worldwide. With only 5 years in the industry, she has had the honor of filming over 100 exclusive stories to date worldwide in places such as Maldives, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Mexico, and nationwide. Emma has been named Top 15 Wedding Videographers In The US by The Wed in 2024, Top 20 Wedding Videographers In The US by Wed Vibes in 2023, and has been featured in world-renowned publications such as People, Brides, ESPN, The Wed, and more. She is also the founder of The Wedding Filmmaker Workshop, a 4-day in-person experience for wedding filmmakers, and Co-Host of The We Got You Podcast, a business-oriented space engineered for wedding photographers and videographers alike.

Fiore Films - Sharrone Calafiore

Sharrone Calafiore, the visionary behind Fiore Films, has been revolutionizing wedding videography since 2008. Renowned as the "Queen of East Coast Filmmaking," Sharrone's distinctive style ranges from "moody and edgy" to "dreamy and elegant," creating instantly recognizable, show-stopping films. With a background in video editing and a minimalist approach, she lets composition and light speak volumes, crafting cinematic wedding stories that captivate viewers and pull them to the edge of their seats. Her sophisticated and unique style is heavily influenced by her love for fashion, music, and romance, all of which influence her distinct aesthetic, resulting in one of the most recognizable in the industry. Her fresh approach to storytelling results in unique wedding films full of timeless emotion and style, spanning from intensely romantic to dramatically edgy.

Kej Productions - Kaleb and Elaine

KEJ is a bespoke cinema company rooted in the picturesque landscapes of Colorado, catering to a global audience. Their distinctive style is narrative-focused, authentic, musical, and emotional, wrapped in an editorial feel. They have artfully captured luxury events across five continents, highlighting heritage, celebration, faith, and legacy.

Maru Films - Remi and Pui-Yuk

Maru Films, a passionate wedding videography company based in the Netherlands, was founded by the creative duo Pui-Yuk and Remi. With their combined expertise in filmmaking and creative background, they have established a reputation for capturing the purest emotions and telling authentic love stories through their cinematic approach to wedding videography. Their avant-garde, authentic way of filming sets them apart, as they focus on capturing genuine moments and raw emotions rather than staging scenes. Their commitment to excellence has earned them numerous accolades, including being named Best Wedding Filmmaker in Europe and winning multiple Best Wedding Film awards.

Matteo Carta Fotografia

Matteo Carta is an award-winning destination wedding photographer based in Sardinia, Italy. With over a decade of experience and more than 300 weddings captured, Matteo specializes in documentary-style photography that tells authentic love stories. His approach is rooted in photojournalism ethics, focusing on capturing genuine moments and emotions without interfering or staging scenes. Matteo's sensitivity and introverted nature allow him to work discreetly, capturing the intimate connections between couples and their families with a keen eye for detail and emotion.

NousNous Wedding Photography - Carlos Ferreira

Carlos Ferreira is a Spain-based wedding photographer who discovered his passion for capturing love stories during the COVID-19 pandemic. What began as a favor for a friend blossomed into a thriving career, with Carlos's unique vision and talent quickly gaining recognition. As his reputation grew, Carlos expanded beyond Spain, traveling to document weddings across Europe, the United States, and Mexico. His distinctive style and ability to capture intimate moments have earned him accolades in the industry, with his work featured in prestigious publications such as Vogue, Anti Bride, Harper's Bazaar, and The Lane.

Sayher Heffernan Weddings

With a continual dedication to his craft, Sayher has spent almost two decades photographing a wide and varied range of wedding commissions. His approach blends an eye for detail with his love of people to bring his own unique perspective to the images he creates. Sayher’s style and approach have been refined over time, as his passion to create stunning imagery remains as strong as ever.

The Apartment Photography - Cat and Jeff

Cat and Jeff, the dynamic duo behind The Apartment Photography, are award-winning destination wedding photographers based in Vancouver, BC. Married since 2015 and shooting together since 2007, they bring a unique blend of personal experience and professional expertise to every wedding they capture. Their approach is rooted in authenticity, artistry, and a deep understanding of the emotional significance of weddings, having experienced their own special day firsthand.

The name "The Apartment Photography" reflects their journey as a couple and business partners, inspired by the purchase of their dream home in Vancouver. Together, they strive to capture genuine moments and create artistic images that showcase couples at their best. With a commitment to being 100% present and aware, Cat and Jeff excel at being in the right place at the right time, ensuring that no precious moment goes undocumented on a couple's special day.

The Springles - Ash and Kat

Ash and Kat Springle, the dynamic duo behind The Springles, have been capturing love stories worldwide since 2015. From their home on the south coast of Cornwall, this husband-and-wife team brings a decade of experience to wedding photography, skillfully blending candid moments with stunning portraits throughout the busiest of wedding days.

The Springles' approach is rooted in their own journey from office colleagues to soulmates, parents of three, and creative partners. Their ability to create beautiful, natural images of not just couples but also cherished guests and family members sets them apart. With a belief that nothing worth having comes easy, Ash and Kat pour their hearts into every wedding, delivering authentic and emotive photographs that tell each couple's unique story.

Valeria Bross Photo

Valeria Bross is a Mexican destination wedding photographer who has been documenting love journeys since 2012. Describing herself as a true light seeker, she constantly strives to find genuine connections with the couples she photographs. Recognized as a rising star by Rangefinder Magazine, her work has been featured in prestigious publications such as Vogue, Brides, Tatler, and Hello.

William Lambelet Photography

At a very young age, William developed a passion for photojournalism. Self-taught, he quickly launched his career as a professional freelance photographer in 2009. His main activity is Wedding photography with a photojournalistic approach. His work has regularly won international awards. William has twice won the title of “Photographer Of the Year” awarded by the WPJA in 2017 and 2021.