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Category Archives: Awards and Accolades

Wow! Summer is flying by! Its been over a month but we are still glowing from such an amazing evening at the Minnesota Bride magazine awards party back in July! This year we were given the award for “Best Photography” for our sixth consecutive year and we were also given the “Top of the Tiara/Best Overall Vendor” in the […]

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Its been over a week but we are still glowing from such an amazing evening at the Minnesota Bride magazine awards party on July 15th. This year we were given the award for “Best Photography” for our fifth consecutive year and we were also given the “Top of the Tiara/Best Overall Vendor” in the entire wedding industry […]

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We are super excited to be a top 3 finalist for our 5th year in a row for the “Best Photography” award and for our 4th year for “Top of the Tiara/Best Overall Vendor in the MN Wedding Industry” award! One winner from each category will be announced in July at the annual Minnesota Bride magazine […]

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WOW!  Graddy Photography WON Best Photography by Minnesota Meetings + Events magazine this year!  We are so incredibly honored and humbled to be recognized for all our hard work.  We have previously been nominated for this award the two previous years so this was a nice surprise to win this year!  We of course cannot accept […]

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July 9th, 2014 is a date that we will definitely NEVER forget! Not only were we given the one and only coveted award for “Best Photography” at the Minnesota Bride magazine awards, but we were given the “Top of the Tiara/Best Overall Vendor” in the entire wedding industry award! We are so incredibly honored! The […]

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This past Friday Graddy Photography attended the MN StarAwards ceremony presented by ISES.  Bon Appetit catering along with Carlson Center Events and Graddy Photography teamed up to present the Best New Specialty Item.  A very special thanks to Dawn Crawford for placing her trust in Graddy Photography and thanks to mazing chefs of Bon Appetit […]

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Well we did it….it’s officially done!  This I have to say is simply amazing and we are so indebted to the entire Carlson team particularly Dawn Crawford for placing your trust in us here at Graddy Photography with this huge overhaul.  We couldn’t be any happier with the final result and are humbled to have […]

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Well the nominations are in and we are extremely happy to announce that Graddy Photography is once again nominated for Top of the Tiara (Best Overall vendor) for the third consecutive year by Minnesota Bride magazine!!!  We are deeply honored to be selected amongst so many amazing talents here in the Minneapolis wedding market.  We […]

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Well we finally picked up a copy of the newest Minnesota Bride magazine and we opened it up and saw our mugs in there…ha!  This is of Graddy Photography accepting our award for Best Photography in 2013 by Minnesota Bride magazine.  This is our third consecutive year winning this highly-coveted award and we are extremely […]

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The Knot Best Of Weddings Hall Of Fame is an exclusive award for vendors that have won a minimum of four times “The Knot Best of Weddings”.  We are honored and thankful to have been selected for this recognition.  We appreciate the loyal support of all our fans and past & present clients.  Graddy Photography […]

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WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, is thrilled to announce that Graddy Photography has been selected as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2014 for Photography in Minneapolis, MN! The esteemed annual awards program recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. Graddy […]

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This past week Graddy Photography was recognized as a nominee for “Best Photography” in 2013 by Minnesota Meetings + Events magazine.  Needless to say we are extremely honored and thankful to be recognized amongst some of the industries very best.  Graddy Photography was also a finalist in 2012 for “Best Photography” by Minnesota Meetings + Events magazine.  Thank you all for […]

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Graddy Photography is proud to announce that we are a Knot Top Vendor for 2014.  Graddy Photography wants to thank all our loyal clients, family, friends, peers, & fans for placing your trust in Graddy Photography.  Graddy Photography is booking a few more select dates for 2014 and 2015 dates are now open.  To reserve […]

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This past week Graddy Photography scored a FEARLESS award which is a rare accomplishment given the ultra competitive photographers in this group.  Graddy Photography has been a member of Fearless Photographers going on three years now and it continues to set the standard in contemporary wedding photojournalism.  We are proud to be members and to […]

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Holy Moly!!!  We did it once again…..Graddy Photography was named Best Photography in 2013 by Minnesota Bride magazine!  What an honor it was to be named Best Photographers in the Twin Cities metro area.  Needless to say this is a highly coveted award in an ultra competitive and saturated market!  We are proud to be […]

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  Wow! We are feeling so incredibly blessed and honored to be named a finalist again this year! Three years in a row is crazy!  Thank you to all of our amazing clients, friends, family, and fellow vendors who support what we do and who nominated us this year.  We love you all! A huge congrats to […]

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Graddy Photography is proud to announce that we are a Knot Top Vendor for 2013.  Graddy Photography wants to thank all our loyal clients, family, friends, peers, & fans for placing your trust in Graddy Photography.  Graddy Photography is booking a few more select dates for 2013 and 2014 dates are now open.  To reserve […]

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This past week Graddy Photography scored pretty high in the ISPWP Summer 2012 photo contest.  We are thrilled to have placed these amazing images and can’t believe the degree of talent we are up against.  To see more of the Summer 2012 winners check out ISPWP.

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July 11th was a huge day for Graddy Photography as we won our second consecutive “Best Photography” award from Minnesota Bride magazine.  Words cannot express our joy and gratitude for the award and what it represents.  We sincerely would like to thank all our faithful followers for voting. The celebration took place at the Swedish […]

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Here’s a shot that recently placed 8th for transportation in the Quarter 4 round of the WPJA competition.  What’s great about this shot that it actually wasn’t staged at all although it may look like it.  Also, gotta love the nice layering and reflections.  Every year WPJA hosts the largest wedding photography competitions in the […]

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Hey just placed an image in the Rd. 9 Fearless Awards.  Be sure to check out Fearless Photographers, the competition is unlike any other and we are thrilled to compete.  Justin Graddy, of Graddy Photography, is an award winning wedding photojournalist.  Graddy Photography covers wedding all over Minnesota, the Midwest, and destinations such as Mexico, […]

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  Wooohoooo!!!  Graddy Photography is once again nominated for Best Photography.  Graddy Photography is being nominated for Best Photography in 2012 by Minnesota Bride magazine.  Last year Graddy Photography was nominated for Best Photography in 2011 by Minnesota Bride magazine which we subsequently won.  Soooooo….here we go again.  We are thrilled to have been nominated […]

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  Graddy Photography has recently been nominated for Top of the Tiara (Best Overall Vendor) by Minnesota Bride magazine in 2012.  We are grateful  to have been nominated amongst so many other great and extremely talented vendors.  We strongly believe  that we are one of the very best run business in the industry and we […]

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Graddy Photography recently placed images in the Q4 Contest for the Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association (AG|WPJA).  The Q4 Contest showcases the wedding photojournalism of AG|WPJA members for 2011, and rewards their artistic abilities in enhancing those photographs through post production processes. The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association AG|WPJA is comprised […]

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