PRESS RELEASE – National Recognition – Bronze Bar from the Guild of Wedding Photographers


National Recognition – Bronze Bar

Local Photographer James Stenlake from 1st Class Wedding Photography has achieved the distinction of winning a bronze bar with the Guild of Professional Photographers Image of the Month competition.

The Guild of Photographers is the highly regarded national photographic body whose members are dedicated to enhancing their skills in the art, craft and profession of photography.

Members of the Guild are committed to achieving the highest standards of professionalism for the benefit of their customers. They pledge themselves to delivering the highest standards of customer service and to a journey of continuing professional development.

The Guild website ( lists members throughout the country who offer this commitment, along with advice on how to choose a photographer that will meet your needs.

Lesley Thirsk (Director of the Guild said that she is “delighted that James Stenlake has achieved this bar, The Guild has very demanding standards when judging photographic competitions.

The judging is undertaken by a panel of internationally recognised experts from a variety of photographic backgrounds and all of the points from 9 months of the competition accumulate at the end of the 12 months to ‘Guild Photographer of the Year’.


Bronze Guild of Wedding Photographers Award for James Stenlake

Bronze Bar award from the Guild of Wedding Photographers