Blue Earth
Glazer's Camera

IN THE LOUPE: Joe Buissink

Joe Buissink Joe Buissink

Location: Beverly Hills, Calif.

Celebrity weddings covered: Jennifer Lopez; Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey; Brendan Fraser; Kelsey Grammer; Hillary Swank and Chad Lowe; Christina Applegate; Jenny Garth and Peter Facinelli; and Christina Aguilera.

Popular wedding destinations: Venice and the Amalfi Coast in Italy; Mexico; The Bahamas; New York City; Napa Valley, Calif.; the south of France; Miami; and Aspen, Colo.

Media attention: He has been profiled on several TV programs, including "Good Morning America,"  "Entertainment Tonight,"  "Extra," Lifetime Television's "Wedding of a Lifetime," and "E!" His images also appear regularly in InStyle Weddings, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style and People, as well as many photography magazines.

Accolades: Buissink has received numerous International Grand Awards for his work from the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International. In February 2007, American Photo nominated him as one of the Top 10 Wedding Photographers in the World. Kodak hired Buissink to shoot its ad campaign for the Portra film line in 2003. He was also selected in 2005 to be Apple's spokesperson for the wedding industry for the release of the Aperture suite.

Website: JoeBuissink.com

Randy Woods
Story Author: Randy Woods

Randy Woods, editor of PhotoMedia, has been in the magazine publishing world for more than 20 years, covering such varied topics as photography, insurance, business startups, environmental issues and newspaper publishing. He is also associate editor for iSixSigma magazine and writes a job—search blog for The Seattle Times called “Hire Ground.”

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it