WPAI Awards Season 2 Results

The Wedding Photographers Association of India is proud to announce the results of the WPAI Awards, Season 2 (Q3 2017). Of more than 800+ entries received, the contest judges had an extremely tough time shortlisting winners in each category. The winners per category (in no particular order) are listed below. We would like to thank the hundreds of photographers who submitted their work for the contest, and would like to affirm that we saw some GREAT work from all the entrants and encourage photographers to keep submitting their work for all future contests to better their chances of winning.

Contest Prizes

WPAI Members are authorised to promote their win in any way they deem fit, and can carry the WPAI Award motif on their winning images.

Non-WPAI Members have won themselves a FREE 1-year membership to the WPAI – we will be reaching out to you shortly to empanel you onboard.


Category 1: Artistic Black and White

Artistic Black and White. Images that come alive in b/w.

Varun Kodolikar (WPAI Profile and Website coming soon)
Lakshya Chawla (WPAI Profile, Website)
Karan Sidhu (WPAI Profile, Website)

Category 2: Celebration

Images that capture the joy of Indian Weddings.

Sourav Paul (WPAI Profile, Website)
Aditya Marathe (WPAI Profile, Website)
Ravi Mistry (WPAI Profile, Website)

Category 3: Colour

Images where the photographer worked with and looked for elements that made the frame rich and vibrant

Prasheila Lookhar (WPAI Profile, Website)
Pramod Mitta (WPAI Profile, Website)
Sheetal Sherekar (WPAI Profile, Website)

Category 4: Details

Photographs that highlight the little things that usually get lost in a wedding.

Pramod Mitta (WPAI Profile, Website)
Soundarya Murugaiyan (WPAI Profile, Website)
Lakshya Chawla (WPAI Profile, Website)

Category 5: Layers

Stories within stories.

Aditya Marathe (WPAI Profile, Website)
Vardaan Malhotra (WPAI Profile and Website coming soon)
Lakshya Chawla (WPAI Profile, Website)

Category 6: Moments

That small moment that usually happens for an instant.

Sourav Paul (WPAI Profile, Website)
Kartik Jasti (WPAI Profile, Website)

Category 7: Offbeat

Off beat images. Out of the box. Unusual. Creates imbalance in the frame, in a good way.

Ranjan Zingade (WPAI Profile, Website)
Shiv Sharma (WPAI Profile, Website)
Divyam Mehrotra (WPAI Profile and Website coming soon)

Category 8: Portrait

Classic bride/groom portraits, but done differently.

Ankit Goel (WPAI Profile, Website)
Abhimanyu Sharma (WPAI Profile, Website)
Radhika Pandit (WPAI Profile, Website)

Category 9: Spaces

Images which establish where they were taken and place the subject in a large (or small) vista that is out of the ordinary.

Nitin Dangwal (WPAI Profile, Website)
Abhinav Sah
Sowmya Mense (WPAI Profile, Website)

Next Contest

Congratulations to all the winners. The WPAI Awards Season 3 will start soon!