20 best wedding photographs of the year

Best wedding photographs of 2011 As the year ends, I always look forward to going back through the images I have taken with a fresh set of eyes. It was such a delight sifting through this season's wedding images. I spent a good deal of last week critiquing, remembering, applauding and ranking nearly one hundred thousand photographs. The next set of blog postings will feature the "best of" categories for 2011.

This posting highlights 20 of my favorite wedding photos we took this year at Selah. I narrowed down the best images fairly impulsively. In my original folder of my 200 plus top images I quickly marked the photographs that I could not live without. The wedding photographs are all in this selection for a variety of reasons, from originality, to emotional reaction to fine art photographs. The wedding images were taken all around the United States, from Rocky Mountains beyond.

Several of the photographs below are award winning images in a worldwide contest held by the ISPWP.

candid photograph of engaged couple

mile high station

couple laying under a tree shadow

mountain wedding

fine art couples photograph

ceremony site

incredible photograph of wedding party

couple driving away at wedding

great groomsman shot

painting-like wedding image

fine art engagement portriat

couple walking

groomsman image

fine art imagery of couple

wedding party walking away in to the sunset

dress reflection

red car

fine art image of couple together

best denver wedding photographer

beautiful headshot of bride