Wedding photography has evolved into a significant profession of its own over the years, encompassing a variety of styles and approaches to help document one of the most important days in a couple's life.

Naturally then, like any artistic profession, there is a place where your skills can be recognized and judged by your peers. Fearless Awards is a curated competition which unveils a carefully-chosen collection of top-class wedding pictures every two months (you can also find the best of 2017 here).

"Fearless Photographers was founded in 2010 when I was still a working wedding photographer. I am now retired from wedding photography so I can work full-time on the Fearless Photographers business. I founded Fearless to showcase the work of the best photographers specialized in weddings who made amazingly beautiful images that went beyond typical wedding ceremony photography. I wanted to compile collections of these wedding photos to show the world how unique and breathtaking couple photos could be," the creator of Fearless Photographers told Bored Panda.

These awards recognize only the very best wedding photos, only 2 out of every 100 submissions are chosen, so prepare to be truly inspired! "Right now, about 3,100 wedding photographers are listed on the site. Our "Fearless" community is very active in efforts to educate, inspire, and help each other."

Bored Panda has compiled a list of some of the most impressive, artistic and cute pictures of the year so far, images that perfectly capture the drama, emotion and pure joy of getting hitched. Scroll down below to check them out for yourself, and vote for your favorites too!

#1

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HENDRA LESMANA Report

Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

wow, very creative!

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JACKI BRUNIQUEL Report

Dawn Baik
Community Member
2 years ago

great perspective!

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ARTURO RODRIGUEZ Report

birdhouse
Community Member
2 years ago

The most interesting dog in the world.

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#4

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SAM DOCKER Report

diane a
Community Member
2 years ago

Am just tearful at the quality of emotion in this one image. I dont understand someone who doesnt get it .This is the moment you are giving your precious daughter away to another man. This is the most beautiful you will ever see her and it is the last day she will be your child and under your protection.

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#5

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VINICIUS FADUL Report

birdhouse
Community Member
2 years ago

Beautiful picture.

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#6

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YURE RICHARD Report

Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Adorable!

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#7

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ANDREY JULAY Report

Alusair Alustriel
Community Member
2 years ago

Fine groom!

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#8

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PASQUALE MINNITI Report

Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

that's Jesus' dog

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#9

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Denise Motz Report

DforDorothy
Community Member
2 years ago

"Remember how good WE looked on our own weddings? "

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#10

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NAYARA ANDRADE Report

Mother Mary Helen
Community Member
2 years ago

that's.... Hot

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#11

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VIRGINIA GIMENO Report

PyroarRanger
Community Member
2 years ago

That kid is so cute! He looks like he's straight out of a cartoon.

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#12

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ANDREY JULAY Report

tuzdayschild
Community Member
2 years ago

Well that's stunning

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#13

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MIGUEL ÁNGEL MUNIESA Report

NWB
Community Member
2 years ago

cleaver idea!

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#14

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VLAD LODOABA Report

Laugh Fan
Community Member
2 years ago

The joy in her little face!!

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#15

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TIM D. YUN Report

JillVille
Community Member
2 years ago

This is a visual twist, I had to look twice to actually figure out which way that arm was going, lol

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#16

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JA'ELI VAN BEVEREN Report

Kjorn
Community Member
2 years ago

when you need to go… you need to go

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#17

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Sao Paulo Report

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
2 years ago

Family bond !!!

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#18

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PETR WAGENKNECHT Report

Sonya Jersey
Community Member
2 years ago

every bouquet should end in a cow's belly :)

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#19

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DANIEL DUMBRAVA Report

Victoria Jolley
Community Member
2 years ago

yes but also kinda cool that you can see the men and women but in 2 different rooms

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#20

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Alba Iulia Report

JD Higginson
Community Member
2 years ago

Great shot !!

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#21

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CHOMI DELGADO Report

ge pa
Community Member
2 years ago

you have my blessing

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#22

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SANOJ KUMAR Report

r3dd3v1lL
Community Member
2 years ago

I do hope that's just mist and not air pollution.

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#23

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FABIO MIRULLA Report

Roger Haywood
Community Member
2 years ago

A couple of swingers.

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#24

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CAROL OTTOLINI Report

Sree S
Community Member
2 years ago

Third wheeler blowing fire? lol jk jk this is pure talent

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#25

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MICHELLE ESTEVEZ Report

Lyop
Community Member
2 years ago

Omg, just noticed the pants!!XD

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#26

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KARA COUNARD Report

sunnyrei82
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

For me.. those tears are product of that overwhelming feeling of love. When you love someone SO MUCH that it just fills you and you can't believe that this person, this beautiful, amazing person loves you back, you feel amazed by thinking how happy you are because s/he exists and how s/he can make you feel this way, and experience this profound and pure LOVE.

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#27

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LAUREN BRIMHALL Report

Mother Mary Helen
Community Member
2 years ago

Are those peacock feathers on her shoes? Cool

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#28

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UFUK SARISEN Report

JillVille
Community Member
2 years ago

Love the detail on this one.

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#29

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HENDRA LESMANA Report

Nikki Ty-Tomkins
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh this is going to be a wonderful marriage. Full of pranks ... and joy and laughter.

Xochitl Rodriguez
Community Member
2 years ago

Lol just the fun in this photo 💗💗

Johanna Kidd
Community Member
2 years ago

Prickle puss, now that looks like happy people

Panda Kicki
Community Member
2 years ago

That would be a fun wedding night :-D

Linda Abbott
Community Member
2 years ago

No hugs for YOU!

Joe Langone
Community Member
2 years ago

Keep your Prickly Paws off me.

Sel Bonda
Community Member
2 years ago

"I jus asked him to prick me to see if this is real. I didn't expect THIS from that prick!"

Vale Valeria
Community Member
2 years ago

That's a happy Cacnea. Pokemon deserve happiness too

Lyrica Silvan
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh my gosh. XD They seem like a fun couple!

moeless
Community Member
2 years ago

Peeing behind a cactus? The potential damage on your wedding night...just sayin'

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
2 years ago

Beautiful bride !!!

S Bagci
Community Member
2 years ago

I love you cactus man !

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#30

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CRISTIAN POPA Report

JillVille
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh, Grandma's hands. I miss my Grandma :(

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SYLVAIN BOUZAT Report

Mother Mary Helen
Community Member
2 years ago

WoW

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#32

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ALEXANDRU VADUVA Report

SunflowersAreGold
Community Member
2 years ago

Dogs are always a part of the family. ❤️

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#33

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VOLODYMYR IVASH Report

Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
2 years ago

Reminds me of the cover of a romance novel.

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#34

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PATRICIA RIBA Report

Jessica Temple
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh that is cute

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#35

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NINA TULP Report

Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Why is a carpet and shoes a special photo? Should I notice anything else?

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#36

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MALOU EVERS Report

SunflowersAreGold
Community Member
2 years ago

This is so sweet.

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#37

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ANKITA ASTHANA Report

Vivek Mhatre
Community Member
2 years ago

Its the "haldi" ceremony in Indian weddings. "Haldi" or turmeric powder is applied by the friends and family on bride before the wedding day. It helps improve skin complexion during the actual wedding.

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#38

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Fabio Mirulla Report

Hanna Uehre
Community Member
2 years ago

North by Northwest.

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#39

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SARA KIRKHAM Report

Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
2 years ago

she is going to regret that makeup when she sees these. ooph.

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#40

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HELENA JANKOVIČOVÁ KOVÁČOVÁ Report

tuzdayschild
Community Member
2 years ago

Reminds me of a scene from a musical. I expect them to start dancing any moment.

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CLEBER JUNIOR Report

Elizabeth
Community Member
2 years ago

Is that her dad drinking?

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#42

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YVES SCHEPERS Report

Sivan Bouchami
Community Member
2 years ago

Antwerp station <3

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#43

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CLEBER JUNIOR Report

Roger Haywood
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

This must have been Brian May's wedding (Bohemian Rhapsody)

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#44

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ELIZABETH GOLDEN Report

Kasey DeGoey
Community Member
2 years ago

This is great. It shows the sacrifice that a mother gives of here body, time, and energy even on her wedding day to her little one.

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#45

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Ken Pak Report

Justin Cline
Community Member
2 years ago

Sarah Jessica Parker sure looks happy in this one

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#46

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SZYMON PIETRZYK Report

The Girl on Fire
Community Member
2 years ago

It's Thing! (Addams Family)

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#47

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DANIEL DUMBRAVA Report

Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
2 years ago

Goose bumps?

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#48

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Pedro Alvarez Report

Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

This must be the first breastfeeding photo on BP without the "Mature Content" overlay. Well appreciated!

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#49

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HELENA JANKOVIČOVÁ KOVÁČOVÁ Report

Mother Mary Helen
Community Member
2 years ago

When your airbag deploys at the wrong time

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#50

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WINSTON SANDERS Report

Kjorn
Community Member
2 years ago

popeye?

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