The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers
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20th September 2017 GMT

2008 Society Photographic Competition Awards

Award winning images 2009



Architectural International

Bridal Portraiture

Bridal Portraiture International 


Children International


Commercial International
Contemporary Portraiture

Contemporary Portraiture International
Contemporary Weddings
Contemporary Weddings International
Digital Art
Digital Art International
Environmental Portraiture
Environmental Portraiture International

Family Portraiture and Groups

Family Portraiture and Groups International
Fashion & Beauty
Fashion & Beauty International
Fine Art
Fine Art International
Glamour International
Illustrative & Pictorial
Illustrative & Pictorial International
Landscape International
Monochrome International
Pets International
Press & PR
Press & PR International
Science & Nature
Science & Nature International
Sport International
Traditional Portraiture
Traditional Portraiture International
Traditional Weddings
Traditional Weddings International
Wildlife International


Special Awards


Recognition Award

Recognition Award


Monthly Competition Winners UK

Monthly Competition Winners Overseas


Forum Competition


General category

Wedding category


20 x 16 Competition


Nouveau Sub categories



Natural World


Nouveau Overall Winner


Wedding  Sub categories

Traditional Wedding

Contemporary Wedding

Photojournalism Wedding

Wedding  Overall Winner


Portrait Sub categories

Contemporary Portrait

Environmental Portrait

Traditional Portrait

Portrait Overall Winner


Natural World Sub categories



Overall Open Winner


20 x 16 Competition Winner   




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Photo Quote: What I mean by objectivity is not the objectivity of a machine, but of a sensible human being with the mystery of personal selection at the heart of it. The second challenge has been to impose order onto the things seen and to supply the visual context and the intellectual framework - that to me is the art of photography. - Berenice Abbott American Photographer, 1898-1991

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