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These are the best wedding photos of 2020

November 23, 2020 08:34 IST
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Lots of weddings were put on hold this year, but some still took place and photographers were on hand to capture the magical memories.

Some couples even had their special days documented in an award-winning style.

The winners of the International Wedding Photographer of the Year have been revealed and the snaps will warm your heart.

The winning entry went to James Simmons, from Perth, for his dramatic black and white photograph taken of newlyweds Lisa and James. Captured before their reception, the portrait was taken as Lisa was standing against a dark column which highlights the stunning detail of her white dress and veil. Photograph: James Simmons/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year
 

The women are all dressed the part in similar daring outfits as they enjoy a glass of bubbly. The image was inspired by the Kardashians and even the mother of the bride was included. The fun shot won the Bridal Party prize. Photograph: Coralee Johnstone/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

A pigeon flies into a wedding reception and causes mayhem, with guests freaking out as the bird passes them, in this amusing photograph. Photograph: Paul Gapper/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

This stunning image was taken by Brittany Diliberto in America. She said she wanted to capture all the emotion in the room, a 'snapshot in time showing every guest engaged and enthralled'. Photograph: Brittany Diliberto/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

This family was snapped as they were getting ready for a loved one's wedding. The adult guests are all smiling, while the youngsters look less than impressed. Photograph: Johnny Shryock/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

This snap was awarded top slot in the Single Capture category but the photographer said it was all about being in the right place at the right time. The married couple were keen to take a picture at the Newcastle ocean baths. Photograph: Keegan Cronin/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

A smartly dressed groom is thrown into the air by his beaming friends as they all rush to catch him when he falls back towards the ground. Photograph: Candice Anderson/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

Husband and wife photographers Shari and Mike Vallely, from Canada, were awarded the winner of the 'From Above' category this year. They said: 'I knew I had to get this image! It was a unique perspective of [the newlyweds'] guests having an awesome time.' Guests can be seen taking a shot together while others enjoy a soup. Photograph: Mike Vallely/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

A glamorous couple in Germany lie next to one another while on a wooden pier in their wedding dresses. Photograph: Dirk Spoerer/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

This daring couple decided to have a wedding photo while lying on the wing of an aeroplane in Poland. Photograph: Krzysztof Krawczyk/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

Wedding photographer Damien Milan in Australia, shot this magnificent picture showing a loved-up couple standing on rooftop while other stunning buildings line up the sky. Photograph: Damien Milan/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

This adventure-loving couple decided to celebrate their wedding by skiing down a mountain in Austria. Photograph: Catherine Ekkelboom-White/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

Croatian photographer Midhat Mulabdic snapped up the Rising Ninja award for showing a loved-up couple sharing a sweet kiss in the middle of a lavish hall. Photograph: Midhat Mulabdic/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

Guests in Sweden form a heart, with the bride and groom standing at the top. The picture was taken in a beautiful garden. Photograph: Anders Hallbrock/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

Virginia Strobel and Evan Cikaluk, from Canada, took this spectacular shot at the Canadian Rockies. 'We took a helicopter to the location and spent the entire weekend hiking together before finding the perfect spot for the couple,' the wedding photographers explained during the competition. Photograph: Virginia Strobel/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

Patrick Lombaert snapped this image of Isa and Arnaud between the getting ready part of their big day and the religious ceremony. The photographer credits the groom's elegance for gaining him the award. Photograph: Patrick Lombaert/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

The overall runner-up in the awards was Antonio Crutchley, from Miami, who captured a couple sitting inside a car while pretending to read something exciting in a newspaper. The image was taken to celebrate their engagement and won the Non Wedding Day prize. Photograph: Antonio Crutchley/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

A recently married couple stand in the middle of the dancefloor as their loved ones cheer and applaud their first dance. The groom is seen sweeping his bride off her feet during their romantic routine. Photograph: Carolina Mosquera/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

Ronnie Hill, from Canada, captured this wedding party snap, showcasing a groom standing in front of his loved ones as they make a heart shape with their hands around him. Photograph: Ronnie Hill/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

This little boy waits for the wedding to start. Dressed in an adorable suit while holding a lunchbox with a camera on the front, the youngster looks directly at the camera. Photograph: Peter Van Der Lingen/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

A bride pours a drink down her groom's throat as he sits in the middle of the dance floor. Photograph: Krzysztof Krawczyk/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

Stephanie Kindermann, from Australia, created this incredible piece showing a couple holding hands in a vibrant blue corridor, while wearing matching dapper outfits. Photograph: Stephanie Kindermann/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

A couple sharea sweet kiss on the dance floor while guests cheer and applaud them. Photograph: Brittany Diliberto/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

This photograph was captured by Midhat Mulabdić,a wedding photographer based in Croatia, on a wedding in Lausanne, Switzerland and it’s mostly based on the conventional love between ladies and shoes. Photograph: Midhat Mulabdić/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

A couple embrace one another before their nuptials underneath the night sky. Photograph: Gautam Agarwal/International Wedding Photographer Of The Year

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