“Through Rocco’s images the essence of the wedding is warmly and sensitively conveyed. The human connection of emotion, love, intimacy and humour is captured and portrayed through the eyes of a master photographer.”
– Peter Skinner, Rangefinder Magazine USA
Rocco Ancora’s consistent passion and excellence in his photography continues to be rewarded with him winning the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) prestigious “Wedding Grand Award” in 2013.
Named as one of the Top Ten Photographers in the world by the iconic photography magazine American Photo, Rocco’s poetic imagery continues to evolve with his mastery of light and the ability to capture the human connection. Rocco’s distinctive style is classical and romantic, his imagery is exquisitely imbued with evocative lighting and composition it’s a look and feeling that Rocco strives for.
Rocco has been awarded the prestigious accolade, The Australian Institute of Professional Photography’s Wedding Photographer of the year; four times in a six-year span, which is a testimony of the highest regard in which his peers hold Rocco’s craftsmanship. His work is celebrated both locally and internationally with many major awards to his name. In 2011 he won the Grand Award prize for Wedding Photojournalism at WPPI as well as 2nd and 3rd place achievements.
Rocco is an ambassador for Nikon Australia, trusted spokesperson for Nikon USA, Canson Infinity, x-rite and a Creative Live instructor. As a passionate educator, he is now a sought-after speaker by photographic organizations & institutes. Presenting a dynamic workshops and seminars all over the world as well as recently launching the exclusive artistic edit and boutique printing service Capture to Print.
2004 AIPP Australian Wedding photographer of the year
2006 AIPP Australian Wedding photographer of the year
2007 AIPP Australian Wedding photographer of the year
2010 AIPP Australian Wedding photographer of the year
2008 WPPI 2nd Wedding Photojournalism
2010 Capture Magazine best wedding photographer
2011 WPPI Grand Award for Wedding Photojournalism
2011 1st Wedding Photojournalist
2011 AIPP Wedding Album of the year
2011 American Photo top ten list
2013 WPPI Wedding Grand Award
2013 WPPI 1st Wedding Details
2013 WPPI 1st Bridal Party
2013 WPPI 3rd Wedding Photojournalism
2013 AIPP Victorian Wedding Photographer of the Year
2014 WPPI 1st Bridal Party
2014 WPPI 2nd Bridal or Groom Alone
2016 WPPI 1st Wedding Details
2016 WPPI 2nd Bridal Party