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Golden Lens Awards Regulation

The Golden Lens Awards rewards the best of the year at the Inspiration Photographers.

The award ceremony takes place at the end of each year in a big ceremony and presential party.

To participate in the awards you just need to become a member of Inspiration Photographers and participate in our awards rounds throughout the year.

The best placed in the ranking of the year are nominated in the various categories to compete for the already known as ”Oscar” of wedding photography and films and family worldwide.

1 - Who can participate?

The Golden Lens Award is exclusive to Inspiration Photographers members and all members automatically compete during the year in the categories below: (if you are not a member please apply HERE)

2 - How does the Golden Lens Award nomination work?

The best ranked professionals of the year in each category are nominated for the Golden Lens, already known as “OSCAR” of photography and films of wedding and family worldwide. 

For nomination is taken into account the number of awards won until the fourth round of the year of the Inspiration awards + Best Collection + Honorable Mention.

3 - What are the categories?

The Golden Lens awards at the end of each year a total of 26 Gold Lens awards in the following categories below:

Best of the year wedding photographer:

  • International Photographer of the Year

  • Photographer of the Year in Brazil

  • International Revelation of the Year

  • Revelation of the Year in Brazil

  • Most Awarded of the Year (1st/2nd/3rd)

  • Best Wedding Collection of the Year 

Best of the Year Wedding Filmmakers:

  • International Filmmaker of the Year

  • Filmmaker of the Year in Brazil

  • International Revelation of the Year

  • Revelation of the Year in Brazil

  • Most Awarded of the year  (1st/2nd/3rd)

  • Best wedding film of the year 

  • Best pre-wedding film of the year 

  • Best family film of the year 

Best of the Year Family Photographers:

  • International Photographer of the Year

  • Photographer of the year in Brazil

  • International Revelation of the Year

  • Revelation of the Year in Brazil

  • Most Awarded of the Year (1st/2nd/3rd)

  • Best Family Collection of the Year 

4 - How is the choice of the winners in each category made?

The choice among the nominees will be made by DIRECT VOTE FROM ALL MEMBERS of Inspiration Photographers, who receive a voting form one (1) month before the Golden Lens party, plus the number of points related to the prizes won in all editions of the year at the Inspiration Awards + Best Collection Awards + Honorable Mention.

5 - Is the entrance to the party and ceremony open to everyone?

Yes, the tickets are open to the general public, and any person who loves this art that is wedding photography and video and family can participate, as suppliers for weddings and players in the wedding market in general. Registrations are directly on the site: https://inspirationphotographers.com/golden-lens-awards/

6 - How does the official points system for Golden Lens work?

DIRECT VOTE OF THE MEMBERS = 01 VOTE = IS WORTH 01 POINT

BEST COLLECTION AWARDS – WEDDING – FAMILY = 01 PRIZE = WORTH 1 POINT

INSPIRATION AWARDS FILMS = 01 PRIZE = WORTH 1 POINT

INSPIRATION AWARDS PHOTOS – WEDDING – FAMILY = 01 PRIZE = WORTH 0,5 POINTS

HONORABLE MENTION IN THE AWARDS AND IN THE BEST COLLECTION – 01 MENTION = WORTH THE,25 POINTS

In other words, the sum of the points earned by each of the competitors will be the final classification.

Ex: 10 votes (10points) + 02 best collection (02points) + 02 honorable mention (2×0.25 = 0.5points) + 07 winning photos = (7×0.5 = 3.5points) = TOTAL: 16 TOTAL POINTS.  

7 - When is the announcement of the Gold Lens nominees?

The official announcement of Golden Lens nominees each year is usually in the month of September at a LIVE. Follow our social media and our website to find out more: https://inspirationphotographers.com/golden-lens-awards/

8 - When and where is made the delivery to the winners of the Golden lens?

The Golden Lens is delivered to the winners during a big party and presential ceremony, normally in the month of November of each year, in the city of Balneário Camboriú, SC, Brazil. To participate, buy your ticket directly at: https://inspirationphotographers.com/golden-lens-awards/