Editors' Choice Awards 2019

The Editors' Choice Awards honor Two Bright Lights submitters whose talent was continually recognized by top print magazines, blogs and websites. Their hard work and commitment to getting published places them among the top 1%, from a community made up of over 50,000 photographers and event professionals across 100 countries.

Winners include gifted photographers and vendors from the wedding, events and portrait photography industries. Using Two Bright Lights, Their authentic, stunning imagery and services have been seen & published by top industry publications and editors.

Platinum Circle members, spotlighted below, are the top twelve award winners.

We tip our hats to the 2019 Editors' Choice Award winners and commend them for their commitment to seeking publication.

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Platinum Circle Winners 2019

Limelight Photography

Limelight Photography is a family-owned boutique studio that has exclusively photographed WEDDINGS since Valentine's Day of 2006. This specialized focus allows our system to work flawlessly + seamlessly to ensure that you will have exquisite wedding images to cherish for generations to come. Capturing your love story and wedding day to relive over and over is such a joy for us. Every collection delivers exceptional customer service, superior quality and a five-star experience that will exceed your expectations. In the past decade we have successfully photographed over 1,000 weddings for satisfied clients. We simply offer the BEST wedding photography experience on the West Coast of Florida!

Platinum Circle Winners 2019

Rebecca Hicks Photography

Rebecca Hicks is a wedding and portrait photographer. Wilson, is the other half of the business-they revel in being a husband and wife team! They believe in a legacy of love that is shown in frames lining the walls of a home. They believe that life's treasures are found in photo albums. They believe that authentic moments, rather at home or traveling, make the best histories. They believe staying in a tiny condo longer, so experiencing the world together can be a thing. And lastly, they believe that love at first sight is oh so very real!

Platinum Circle Winners 2019


CivicPhotos loves to capture emotionally focused images during the special moments of life. CivicPhotos consists of two lead photographers, Saul Munoz & Barett Henry, who co-own the company. They provide a unique photography experience to each their clients, as they are one of the few wedding photography companies in the industry that photograph using PhaseOne, FujiFilm and Pentax Digital Medium Format cameras. They would love to hear from you and find out how they can capture your precious life moments!

Platinum Circle Winners 2019

Jessica Hunt Photography

Jessica Hunt is wedding and lifestyle photographer based out of Columbia, South Carolina. Jessica has a Bachelor's of Arts in Studio Art with an emphasis in photography from Columbia College. Jessica Hunt Photography was founded in 2011 and now serves 20 to 25 couples a year throughout their wedding photography experience. She has been named among the best wedding photographers in Columbia for 2016, 2017, and 2018 by Expertise.com, and listed as one of The Knot's Best of Weddings for 2018. Jessica has a passion for enriching the photography community by building real relationships with other business owners and pushing those peers to enhance every portion of their businesses.

Platinum Circle Winners 2019

Jasmine White Photography

Jasmine White Photography is a husband and wife wedding photographer team based out of West Virginia. Since 2010 Jasmine and Jason have traveled the world documenting love stories for over 200 couples. When they're not shooting weddings you can find them on their 130 acre farm with their 5 year old son, on a mountain bike trail, playing softball, or doing something outdoorsy. This is the 3rd year in a row they have been honored as one of the top published wedding photographers via TBL around the world.

Platinum Circle Winners 2019

Our Day Wedding Photography

Our Day Wedding Photography knows that your wedding is one of life's most precious milestones. You're marrying the one that makes your heart race when they walk into the room, that makes your eyes dance with excitement with every glance . To put simply, they love capturing your wedding as the beginning of a wonderful new chapter in your lives together. Together Dan, Kimberly, and their daughter as their assistant help bring Our Day Wedding Photography to life!

Platinum Circle Winners 2019

Ashton Kelley Photography

Ashton Kelley is an award-winning wedding photographer, who has been capturing contagiously joyful moments in Baltimore (and beyond!) since 2011. But she's more than just an award-winning wedding photographer, she's also a creative mentor with an outgoing, vibrant personality that complements her colorfully romantic style! They say a picture tells a thousand words, and she hopes to capture your love-filled moments where words aren't enough.

Platinum Circle Winners 2019

Casey Hendrickson Photography

Casey is a wedding and boudoir photographer who loves capturing the romantic and joyful sides of couples, both near and far. Casey's career began in 2011 when she decided to take the plunge to pursue her lifelong dream after studying for six years in psychology and medicine. Although she is based in Charlotte NC, she often travels to the DC area and down to Charleston SC, and is always willing to hop a flight over to new places. Her little four-legged partner in crime is her westie Molly, and she can easily be found visiting local vendors to give out cuddles and nose kisses.

Platinum Circle Winners 2019

Paul Douda Photography

Captivated by street photography, Paul fell in love with the craft at an early age. From the moment he picked up his first Nikon Nikkromat in high school, he was hooked! After being asked to shoot a close friend's wedding in 2004 (On film, we might add!), he fell in love with capturing moments during such an important day. Paul has a true knack for evoking the rawness of every event and can articulate a distinct voice for every session he is privileged enough to be a part of. When Paul isn't taking pictures, he is spending time with his family, dressing as Darth Vader, or finding the best carnitas fries in San Diego.

Platinum Circle Winners 2019

Eileen K Photography

Eileen is a born and raised Minnesota gal who has been living in Minneapolis for the past 15 years. When you hire Eileen you hire someone who cares deeply about your wedding day and your love. She's someone who you can trust with your memories, your stories. (Because, let's be honest, you don't stand a chance at being able to remember every single moment from this day!) When you hire Eileen you get that chance of having memories galore that bring you right back to your wedding day.

Platinum Circle Winners 2019

Fairy Godmother Events

Colleen Bauer recently walked away from a 15-year career in banking to pursue her dream of running Fairy Godmother Events full time! The name Fairy Godmother represents: an extraordinary time for you and your guests, an elevation in excellence and romance, and of course a sprinkle of magic Pixie dust! Today, Fairy Godmother offers event planning services for all types of events; from weddings and baby showers to corporate parties and private dinners. Colleen has a core team of 8 event producers and 15 assistants. Together they have managed over 400 weddings and events.

Platinum Circle Winners 2019

Kirkbrides Wedding Planning & Design

Valarie Falvey started Kirkbrides Wedding Planning & Design in Cleveland, Ohio after 3 years of planning weddings in Southern California. She wanted to fill the need for a creative and on-trend wedding planner in the Northeast Ohio area and bring back the innovative ideas of creating personalized weddings from the West Coast. The company got its name from Valarie's maiden name of ‘Kirkbride'! Over the past 13 years, Kirkbrides' innovative and organized planning process has caught on with interested engaged couples and their team has successfully grown to five times its size!