Next are the Contests. This is where you submit your own work.
Submissions open August 1st and close September 1st 2017. Anyone is welcome to submit, and there is no cap to submissions. You can submit one image, you can submit 100 images, or even more.
Judging begins on September 5th, and the steps are as follows:
First Round: The Way Up North team go through all submissions and selects a top 1000 list for each category.
Second Round: Selected Judges narrow the top 1000 from each category down to a shortlist of 50 images for Best Wedding Photo Contest and 20 stories for Best Wedding Story Contest and Best wedding Video Contest respectively. The shortlists will be announced on the website by September 15th.
Third Round: 10 winners are selected for Best Wedding Photo and Top 5 plus one winner for Best Wedding Story Contest and Best Wedding Video Contest. These are all announced live at the Way Up North event in Stockholm.
So, to recap, for each category there are the following winners:
Best Wedding Photo Contest: 10 winning images
Best Wedding Story Contest: Top 5 plus one winner
Best Wedding Video Contest: Top 5 plus one winner