Experts with background in photography, design and filmmaking come together to decide the best images and films entered into the WeddingSutra Photography Awards 2019.  

Jose Villa
www.josevilla.com

Jose Villa was named one of the ‘Top Wedding Photographers’ by the prestigious Martha Stewart Weddings and Harper’s Bazaar (US). Known as a ‘fine art wedding photographer,’ every frame captured by him is as unique as the people in the photographs, leading to his work being published in many magazines around the world including Vogue, Instyle Weddings and Cosmo Bride, among others.

Prasad Naik
www.prasadnaik.com

A student of Mumbai’s J J School of Applied Arts, Prasad Naik an award-winning photographer started his photography career in 1996. His eye for detail and flair for capturing people has got him listed in the top photographers in India. Prasad has worked with top fashion magazines and brands such as Vogue, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, L’Oreal, Nivea, Dove, Pantene, Samsung and many more.

Tarun Tahiliani
www.taruntahiliani.com

Tarun Tahiliani is a noted New Delhi-based Indian fashion designer, who is known for his stunning bridal wear. He and his wife Sailaja founded Ensemble, which was India’s first multi-designer boutique in 1987, and launched the Tarun Design Studio in 1990. His ability to infuse Indian craftsmanship and textile heritage with European tailored silhouettes has made him the most preferred designer when looking for a fusion of traditional and modern aesthetics.

Cristiano Ostinelli
www.ostinellicristiano.com

Cristiano Ostinelli with his creative and refined style founded Ostinelli Studio Destination Wedding Photographers. Based in Como, Italy, he has photographed gala weddings all over the world, and his latest award was the ‘Photographer of the Year’ title given by The International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers in 2017. With about 25 years of experience, this photojournalist is also a prestigious member of the WPJA Wedding Photojournalist Association USA and ISPWP USA, Fearless Photographers USA and WPS UK.

Kreativ Wedding: Riccardo Fasoli & Anne Aselmann
www.kreativ-wedding.de

Based in Germany, Anne and Riccardo are the founders of Kreativ Wedding. Known for his art of creating some of the most passionate wedding films, Riccardo’s work is sure to touch your emotions and get you teary-eyed. This duo has bagged some world-wide recognition with Riccardo being awarded the ‘Best Wedding Videographer & Editor of the Year’ in 2017 by the Wedding & Event Videographers Association International (WEVA) and Anne being voted as one of the ’30 Rising Stars’ in 2017 by Rangefinder magazine.

Kaco Films: Martin Kacvinský, Eliska Judova and Marek Bouska
www.kacofilms.com

Eliska, Martin, and Marek founded Kaco Films which was recognized as ‘Europe’s Best Wedding Videographer’ in 2017 by Way Up North Awards. The trio has defined a specific style when it comes to producing wedding films. Their focus is on minimalism, and their forte is capturing natural moments and the authentic atmosphere of a location without any staging.

Sarah Falugo
sarahfalugoweddings.com

Rated by Harper’s Bazaar (US) as one of the top wedding photographers in the world, California-based Sarah photographs luxury weddings and private events around the world. She founded Sarah Falugo Weddings, and her work which is known for her unique take on the overly prescribed genre of wedding photography is regularly published by top magazines such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar (US) and Condé Nast Brides.