2012 Q3 Contest

Results from the 2012 Q3 Contest Wedding Photojournalism Contest

The WPJA wishes to extend our congratulations to all our members who had award winning entries in this contest, as well as the work of the contest judges and support of our contest sponsors.

Category Galleries

Getting Ready
20 Winning Images
Ceremony
20 Winning Images
Reception
20 Winning Images
Dancing (Action)
20 Winning Images
The Cake
19 Winning Images
Emotion
20 Winning Images
Food & Drinks
20 Winning Images
Humor
20 Winning Images
Scene Setters
20 Winning Images
Lit Portrait
20 Winning Images

Award Winning Photographers from this Contest


Contest Judges

DAVID LEESON
David Leeson has been a staff photographer for The Dallas Morning News since 1984. In 2004, he was a Pulitzer Prize Winner for his photographs depicting the violence and poignancy of the war with Iraq. In 1985, Leeson was also a Pulitzer finalist for his photo coverage of apartheid in South Africa. In 1986, he lived on the streets of Dallas with the homeless for two months. The photos, published in a 24-page special section by The Dallas Morning News, won a Robert F. Read more

CHRIS CURRY
Chris Curry began his career at Houston's Lufkin Daily News. His elevation in photojournalism quickly migrated to Burlington, Iowa's The Hawk Eye followed by the Peoria Journal Star in central Illinois. Curry is recipient of the Cliff Edom New America Award, the Missouri School of Journalism Photographer of the Year and the Japanese Sasakawa Sports Foundation's Canon Award. Most recently, Curry facilitated for the 2004 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, participated in a five-city tour and presented at the National Press Photographers Association's Flying Short Course. Read more

JEANIE ADAMS-SMITH
Award winning photographer based in Bowling Green, Kentucky, where she is an Associate Professor of Photojournalism at Western Kentucky University. She worked at the Chicago Tribune for 10 years as the national and foreign picture editor. She has lectured at the Southwestern Photojournalism Conference and chaired a national Women in Photojournalism conference, sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association. Read more

JOHN KAPLAN
John Kaplan's 'Diverse Lifestyles of American 21-Year-Olds' project won the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. His work shows at museums and galleries worldwide including solo exhibitions in the United States, Bolivia and Korea as well as group shows in the U.S., United Kingdom, France, Japan, Korea, Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Kaplan is 1989 Photographer of the Year for the annual Pictures of the Year (POY) contest and received the Robert F. Read more

Contest Sponsors

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