Xpression International, is a team of photographers formed by Jose Luis Guardia Peinado and Jose Luis Guardia Vázquez, father and son, who with their personal vision of photography, have won more than 600 international awards, in the most important photographic competitions of four continents.
Their innovative and different style, has converted them into a global reference in the actual photographic sector, which has allowed them to carry out numerous educational tasks in all around the world, and are required to impart conferences and seminars in New York, Las Vegas, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Italy and Spain, as to also being international judges of important photographic contests in Europe, America, Australia and Asia.
The photographic quality of “The Guardia” has been recognized as much in Europe as in the United States, where they have been deserving of some of the most important international photographic titles and honors, like the Master QEP, by the Federation of the European Photographers, Fellowship by the Master Photographers Association of the United Kingdom, Fellowship by the Irish Professional Photographer Association, from Ireland, and AEPA (Accolade of Exceptional Photographic Achievement), by the Wedding & Portrait Photographers International and the Platinum Medal of the PPA (Professional Photographer of America), from the United States.
In the present, the components of Xpression International, have carried out reports in Paris, Rome, London, Venice, Florence, Pisa, Lisbon, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Istanbul, Cancun, The Habana, San Juan De Puerto Rico, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York and Agra (India) and of course different cities of Spain.
Likewise, their photographic art has been exposed in different cities of America, Europe, Australia and Asia, also being part of the “Collections Of Honor”, of some of the world´s most important photographic Associations.
Performing the art of Wedding Photography, has been the main goal of this Spanish photographer, who has won the most important photographic contests on three continents. His unique and innovated style, has raised him to be a reference in global wedding photography.
Jose Luis, is the only photographer in all the world, who has been chosen Photographer of the Year in Europe and in the United States.
In 2009, the Federation of European Photographers (FEP), chosen in Brussels as the European Social Photographer of the Year, (Wedding Photographer of the Year in Europe), and months after in Antwerp, was declared European Professional Photographer of the Year, (best photographer from Europe).
In 2011 he was chosen in Las Vegas, Photographer of the Year, by the WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographer International), as a recognition of his international career, and in 2012 he received in New Orleans, the Platinum Medal of the PPA (Professional Photographer of America), for his photographic feats.
Amongst the principal international awards received, he stood out for being the winner in Wedding, with the First and Third position, the “International Aperture Awards 2010″, in Australia. Winner of the National Award in the United States, in Wedding, “Grand Imaging Awards 2012″, of the PPA, also being placed First and Third. Winner of the National Award of Ireland, “IPPA National Awards 2012″, and Best Contemporary Wedding Portfolio International, and Best Single Image Contemporary Wedding International.
Recently, Jose Luis, was Awarded with the prestigious National Award of United Kingdom, BIPP Professional Awards 2012, in Architecture and in Illustrative, receiving the Gold Award of The British Institute of Professional Photography. Also, for three consecutive years in Europe he has been awarded, in the FEP European Photographer of the Year (1st, 2nd and 3rd place in various categories), receiving various Gold Awards and being recognized as European Wedding Bronze Camera 2011.
He has also received a considerable amount of 1st places and awards in the WPPI, numerous Diamond Awards and Gold Awards in the IPPA and various Gold Awards in Italy, in the FIOF Professional Award in Orvieto.
His huge passion for photography, has taken him to being one of the biggest photographers of the international outlook. With only 27 years of age, this young Spanish photographer, has been awarded in four continents and winner of some of the most prestigious photographic competitions in the world.
In 2011, the International Association MPA, with headquarters in the United Kingdom, chose him as the International Master Photographer of the Year, one of the most important awards in the world of photographic industry. Likewise in Newcastle, United Kingdom, MPA granted him four Grand Awards for the quality of his images. European Portfolio of the Year, Overseas Commercial Photographer of the Year, Overseas Wedding Photographer of the Year, and Overseas Best Image of the Year, winning likewise lots of other awards standing out, Landscape and Travel Photographer of the Year, and, Contemporary Wedding Photographer of the Year.
Jose Luis, is chosen in the United States, Photographer of the Year, by the WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photographer International), recognizing his amazing international career and has been the winner of multiple 1st Place Awards in Wedding and Architecture, in the competition 16X20 that took place in Las Vegas and in the International Photographic Competition, in Los Angeles.
He has been the winner of Wedding and of Commercial, of the Fiof Professional Award 2012 and 2011, celebrated in Orvieto, Italy, where it has been taking place for the last 3 consecutive years, obtaining the Gold Award for his images, likewise in the Federation of European Photographers (FEP), where he also obtained the Gold Award, in 2009, 2010 and 2011, and recently, has been recognized as European Commercial Bronze Camera 2011.
Jose Luis has obtained grand international recognition, in diverse categories, as like 2nd place in Wedding, in the National Awards of the United States, “Grand Imaging Awards 2011″, and TOP 10 in Commercial in 2012, of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA), likewise the 2nd Place in Wedding, in the “International Photography Award”, in New York or the TOP 10 in photojournalism by the American Association ISPWP.
He is also the winner of the Spanish National Photography Award of 2011, GOLD LUX in “Travel and Landscape” and SILVER LUX in “Architecture”, a category in which the “International Aperture Award of Australia”, was given the Gold Award.
Recently, winner of the Best International Bridal Portfolio, in the National Photography Awards of Ireland, “IPPA National Awards 2012″, where he was also awarded with numerous Diamond Awards and Gold Awards in Architecture and Wedding. Likewise, the winner of the National Award of United Kingdom 2012, in Architecture, with the Silver Award from the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP).