The Wedding Photojournalist Association
Since 2002 the WPJA has been the number one trusted source for the best wedding photojournalists in the world. Recognized for excellence by leading wedding publications including BRIDES magazine, the WPJA is an international network of vigorously vetted professional photographers whose work is regularly judged by award-winning photojournalists (including many Pulitzer Prize-winners) and news photo editors. With ongoing curatorial vision the association identifies emerging talent, keeping our talent pool fresh and cutting edge. The WPJA is dedicated to upholding the highest standards in creative wedding photojournalism while promoting best business practices.
To us capturing honest moments matters. So do integrity, trust and creativity. Our mission is to guarantee consumers the most extensive and exclusive network of award-winning wedding photographers available anywhere. And our promise to members is a beneficial fraternity in an elite group of the finest wedding photographers in the world.
To achieve our mission, the WPJA only accepts into membership gifted, honest wedding photojournalists who work tirelessly to deliver excellent photography to their clients. We also sponsor semi-annual competitions to inspire photographers and illustrate for consumers how transformational truly great wedding photojournalism can be.
Trust | Accuracy | Guaranteed Excellence | Exclusivity | Best Business Practices
OTHER SITES FROM THE WPJA
WEDPIX ONLINE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE
WedPix, the WPJA's Online Wedding Photography Magazine, is a complimentary resource for brides and grooms, photographers, wedding planners and all wedding photojournalism enthusiasts. The articles featured in every issue, cover a vast array of topics, including general wedding photography advice for the couple, technical discussions, feature articles on WPJA award-winning members, business/marketing discussions, and many others.
Much of the information presented by WedPix Magazine is derived from interviews with well-accomplished WPJA members. Thus, readers of the WedPix have the privilege of gleaning from the experience, talent, and knowledge of some of the finest wedding photojournalists in the world.
ARTISTIC GUILD OF THE WPJA
The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association (AGPJA) is comprised of outstanding wedding photographers, who are at the forefront of the wedding photography industry when it comes to enhancing images. The chief objective of the AGPJA is to provide members with a platform where the finest artistic wedding photojournalism in the world is spotlighted and promoted for the bride and groom.
The AGPJA is a separate division of the Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA). Whereas the WPJA upholds strict guidelines that forbid excessive picture manipulation, the AGPJA encourages and fosters creative image enhancement, with the vision of promoting Artistic, Fine Art Wedding Photojournalism.