the best of 2013 wedding photography contest

It's here… the 2013 Best of Weddings contest!

I've picked one of my favorite couples shot from each wedding and now it's your turn to pick your favorite!

How the contest works:

  1. You pick your favorite couple and/or photo from below.
  2. You vote on the bottom of this page in either one of the comments section (the Facebook or normal comments). Let me know which couple you choose (and be creative – extra points may be awarded!)
  3. The couple with the most votes wins a 20×30 canvas to hang in their house! They get to pick the photo that's printed on it too.
  4. The winning couple thanks you profusely for the rest of their life, constantly trying to find ways to repay you for your vote (Ok, I can't promise this but I'm sure they would be very grateful!)

The Rules:

  • Only vote per person, so make it count!
  • Voting is open to anyone – so spread the word on Facebook, Twitter, email, etc!
  • Anyone having trouble voting below can email:
  • Voting ends Jan 23rd at midnight CST.

Couple #1: Sarah+Tom

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Couple #2: Lauren+Jason

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Couple #3: Katie+Aaron

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Couple #4: Mindi+Neil

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Couple #5: Karen+Stan

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Couple #6: Kassy+Nick

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Couple #7: Elaine+Geoffery

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Couple #8: Maren+Kory

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Couple #9: Tracy+Jim

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Couple #10: Alysia+John

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Couple #11: Haley+Jerry

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Couple #12: Elizabeth+Matthew

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Couple #13: Allison+Brett

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Couple #14: Ashley+Paal

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Couple #15: Sarah+Andrew

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Couple #16: Amanda+Deigo

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Couple #17: Lexie+Collin

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258 Replies to “the best of 2013 wedding photography contest”

  1. Couple #11–Haley and Jerry Pressure makes perfect. You said you felt stress to be perfect that day…and you were. So was the entire wedding!

  2. Couple #11-This picture is super dreamy. I love the lighting, their expression, and the of course the dress!

  3. #11 Haley and Jerry! Absolutely stunning!! You captured the couple so beautifully. You see their love radiate.

  4. #11 is both whimsical & beautiful, what a stunning couple with the romantic streets of Milwaukee as their stage, perfect. (Haley & Jerry)

  5. I vote for #11 Haley and Jerry. It evokes a romance of a bygone era. A moment captured just at the right time! Magical

  6. I vote for #11 Haley and Jerry. It evokes a romance of a bygone era. A moment captured just at the right time! Simply enchanting!

  7. JASON AND LAUREN ALL THE WAY!!! (#2) Beautiful and bright summer wedding…glad you caught the rice throwing, Andy!! :)

  8. #11, Haley and Jerry. This picture is like a modern day VJ Day- the photo of the girl kissing the sailor. The confluence of light, and love, and beauty is so unique!

  9. #11 by far is the best. The picture & lighting is awesome! Just like the two of them! #11 #11 #11 Haley & Jerry ????

  10. Couple #2, Jason and Lauren
    amazing couple. amazing wedding. amazing photography.

    ANDY
    ANDY
    ANDY
    ANDY

    best party bus. best wedding.
    7.20.13 best day ever!

  11. #2 – Jason and Lauren – Beautiful photo and an amazing wedding ceremony and celebration. Happy to have been a part of it.

  12. Has to be # 3 – Katie & Aaron. All the other couples pics are amazing too, but these two are so in love and so connected to each other & this picture captures that!!

  13. #2 – Lauren and Jason. Wedding was sooo much fun, Lauren and Jason are awesome, and your photography did a wonderful job of capturing the amazing energy of their day!

  14. couple #2 Jason& Lauren the best day ever. The sunshine was glowing that day and it still is. what a beautiful and exciting day it was. GREAT JOB ANDY!!!!!!

  15. #11: Haley and Jerry…breathtaking couple, lighting, pose, everything!! Was this photo taken on planet Earth?

  16. Couple #2: Their picture is the personification of the fun and joy of marriage. Anyone can pose for a picture (and there are some excellent pictures on this page), but it is the impromptu moments that expose the REAL feelings. Jason and Lauren are the epitome of FUN!

  17. Couple #2 Definitely!!!!
    That picture shows them just like they are in real life!!!
    A really fun loving couple!!!!
    It is a winner!!!

  18. #2 Lauren and Jason. This picture shows them as they are in life, quirky, fun and so in love. This was one of the most beautiful days I’ve ever had the pleasure to be apart of. And this picture isn’t posed, they are wonderful people and this picture shows it all. (Who else have you seen looking so incredible while being pelted with rice!) Love them so much!!

  19. #15 Sarah & Andrew!!

    The mother of the bride has to show partiality!! Beautiful couple outside and in! All of their wedding photos were wonderful, but this one is head and shoulders above the rest! Great job Andy Stenz!

  20. Is this where votes are taken?

    Couple #11: Haley + Jerry…The reflection on the street after the rain, and the focus centered on the subject is great…The lighting, proportion, and depth of field between subject and background is perfect.

  21. my vote is for number #15 Sarah and Andrew, what amazing photography, by far the best I have seen in a long time, to capture a special moment for a special couple, priceless

  22. Haley & Jerry #11, this is the most romantic picture I have ever seen, what a beautiful couple.

  23. Beautiful photos all around, but I have to vote for #11- Haley and Jerry! Gorgeous city backdrop and artistic flare!

  24. Beautiful photos all around, but I have to vote for #11- Haley and Jerry! Gorgeous city backdrop and artistic flare!

  25. #2 is the best. The composition, colors and energy are great, and a real moment is always better than a crafted moment.

  26. Sarah & Andrew. #15. The most exceptional way to capture the beautiful couple. Thanks for sticking around during the reception…only your creativity could have captured this moment!

  27. #15 Sarah & Andrew. But only because that was my number on my jersey in high school. Not really, I worked with Sarah and love the pic! Very different and creative!

  28. #11 because they are simply the cutest couple in the world and two of the greatest people I know!

  29. #15 Sarah & Andrew. One of the best wedding photo’s I have ever seen! Beautiful photo beautiful couple!?

  30. All the brides in Andy’s photographs are beautiful and all their fathers must be so proud. I vote for Haley & Jerry #11 because that bride is my beautiful little girl and I am over the moon proud of her.

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