Susan Stripling has been photographing weddings, portraits, and theater for almost eighteen years. She's won multiple awards at the prestigious Wedding and Portrait Photographers International 16x20 print competition including the Grand Award in Wedding Photojournalism and the Grand Award in Weddings. She holds the prestigious Triple Master Status at WPPI as well. Susan has been an educator for Photo Plus, WPPI, PPA, Mystic Seminars, Portrait Masters, and Creative Live. She has been named one of the top ten wedding photographers in the world by American Photo Magazine. She is also the founder of The Wedding School, which strives to bring real, honest education to wedding photographers worldwide. In her spare time, besides spending time with her incredible family, Susan is a voracious reader, lover of all horror movies, and inexplicably sleeps with the lights on.