You've been invited to submit a wedding portfolio to Rf's 30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography competition. The selected photographers and their work will be featured in the December 2016 issue of Rf and on

This is by invitation only, and this website is accessible only to users invited by Rangefinder magazine.

Please carefully read through the submission guidelines below; we receive a high volume of entries and will only review properly completed submissions for the competition.


The Online Questionnaire is Required:

You must complete the 30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography Questionnaire to enter this competition. You will be prompted for your submission information upon uploading your photos. Failure to answer questions on this questionnaire will result in disqualification of your work. Please carefully answer all of the questions if you would like to be considered for the 30 Rising Stars.


The deadline for submissions is Tuesday August 30, 11:59 p.m. EST.

Selection of Images:

Please upload a range of hi-resolution images (30 images, at 300 dpi and at least 2,000 pixels long) depicting key and diverse parts of the wedding day—getting ready, ceremony, reception, portraits, details, etc.—as well as images that you feel accurately portray the story of the day. We are looking for your unique style to emerge within your selection.

NOTE: Please read the FAQ page completely to make sure that your submission follows all of the guidelines for this competition.