JULIEN LAURENT-GEORGES

The XP Executive Director

XP RANKING

PERMANENT WORLD RANKING OF THE BEST 100

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

(calculated from the 4 last GAMES) 

WORLD NUMBER ONE

MASTER VICTOR LAX

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THE EXCEPTION PHOTOGRAPHERS

THE BEST WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS AROUND THE WORLD

THE XP

 

THE EXCEPTION PHOTOGRAPHERS is an international association of wedding photographers, based in France, which organizes competitions (4 / year) for all its members and a competition called "THE MASTERS" at the end of the year for the best 8 of them. 

 

 

 

 

INNOVATIONS

THE XP RANKING, permanent world ranking.

It's a sliding classification calculated on the last 4 GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENTS called "GAMES".

 

WORLD NUMBER ONETHE XP honors the world number one of the XP Ranking.

After 4 GAMES + "THE MASTERS", the World Number One (WNO) will be the most complete photographer in the world because he will have won the most points in 5 very different competitions: 

1 competition called "OPEN GAME"

(all photos is possible)

1 competition called "ARTISTIC GAME"

(portrait photos or detail photos only) 

1 competition called "REPORTAGE GAME"

(documentary photos only)

1 competition called "OPEN GAME OF THE YEAR"

(where all photos is possible from the current year)

The last competition in the end of the year: "THE MASTERS" for the 8 best photographers

(Story contest)

The XP Awards  are presented classified / jury's score.

THE XP JURY, Exceptional judges, chosen from among the best wedding photographers in the world, who receive

1000 compensation points in the XP RANKING due to their absence in the "GAME". 

THE PROCESS to judge the photos is an Exceptional judgment process* with a French Touch:

One French judge in each XP Jury of 4 wedding photographers and...

(* description of the process in the XP Rules)

... THE HEXAGON AWARD logo reminds this French Touch.

 

THE MVP (MOST VALUABLE PLAYER), the Winner of a "GAME" is named "THE MVP".

MASTER , the World Number One and The Master of the Masters are named "MASTER".

THE MASTERS

In the end of the year, the MVP and the photographers who have accumulated the most points during the current year are qualified for THE MASTER OF MASTERS alias "THE MASTERS". They are THE BEST 8 of the year !

WORLD CUP CHALLENGE is the name of the competition by country. (restart in the beginning of each year).

THE "TOP TEN" AWARDS is the name of the Editor's Choice just after the results of each GAME 

The favorites priceless photos of JLG in ALL ENTRIES (with XP Ranking points).

HALL OF FAME is a gallery photos that have been rated 90 points or more.

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GAME#6 - in March

THE EXCEPTION PHOTOGRAPHERS

LET'S PLAY !