The Best Wedding Kiss perfects the start of a marriage. Sexy kisses or sweet kisses both show the love a couple shares. As such, I know capturing the perfect kiss is the single most important shot from the wedding. However, the Best Wedding Kiss might not be the moment they are pronounced as married. In some cases, the perfect kiss happens later. A couple might share that kiss as they walk back up the aisle, or a more private moment when no one else is around. Regardless of when it happens, that special kiss is the highlight of a day filled with love and passion.
I chose these Best Wedding Kiss nominees for specific, special reasons. Maybe because the bride leaned in a little extra on her tip toes to meet her grooms lips. Or maybe I picked it because the it happened in front of the majestic Teton mountains. Perhaps I chose it because the couple was surrounded by confetti and friends at midnight. I witness some really beautiful love, and capture it with my camera. As a photographer, I’ll never take that for granted. I love capturing love.
And this year, I’m adding in two non-wedding portrait categories for your voting pleasure! While I’ve primarily been a wedding photographer for the past decade, many of my couples have gone on to have families. As my family and portrait clients have grown, I’ve felt an increasing need to represent them in the Benny Awards! This year I broke it into two categories:
If you are nominated, check your email! I’ve sent you details to our cocktail party / Benny Awards ceremony! To win in a category, all you need to do is get the most votes! Feel free to share this link with your friends and family (and neighbors, churches, etc). Also, previous winners harnessed the power of social media to help get votes; use instagram bio links and facebook posts to get more votes!
The voting is live now, and will go until January 14th. The winners will be announced following the annual Benny Awards ceremony in person on January 31st. Best of luck to all the nominees! It was an honor to serve you!
Dale from Benfield Photography throws The Benny Awards party each year for his couples. At the party, the winners earn real prizes for each category, such as best wedding kiss and best wedding shoes. Also, this year Dale added two non-wedding categories because so many of this clients are already married and he wanted them to be represented.
Northwest Arkansas Wedding Photographer serving Fayetteville, Rogers, Bentonville, and Destination Weddings / A Fine Art Wedding Photography Studio. Benfield Photography is a staple in NW Arkansas and has photographed luxury weddings, home weddings, barn weddings, Crystal Bridges weddings, and more.
I have photographed every style of wedding you can image: intimate weddings, Catholic cathedrals in Italy, barn weddings, church weddings, outdoor elopements, destination weddings on the beach in Mexico, and so on.
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