2012 Q4 Contest

Results from the 2012 Q4 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
Details (Found)
20 Winning Images
Ring Details
20 Winning Images
Emotion
20 Winning Images
Bouquet/Garter (Action)
20 Winning Images
Toasting/Speeches
20 Winning Images
Musicians & DJs
20 Winning Images
Transportation
20 Winning Images
Architecture & Settings
20 Winning Images
Great Natural Light
20 Winning Images
Cake Cutting
20 Winning Images
Reflections
20 Winning Images
Off-Moments (Bloopers & Outtakes)
19 Winning Images
Engagement Portrait
20 Winning Images
Creative Portrait of Bride
20 Winning Images
Creative Portrait of Groom
20 Winning Images

Award Winning Photographers from this Contest


Contest Judges

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

AMANDA VOISARD
Amanda Voisard is a Washington, D.C. based multimedia journalist who specializes in social issue short-form documentaries. Her assignments have ranged from wading through chest deep waters in search of residents devastated by hurricane Sandy, documenting the struggle of the Havasupai during their fight to protect their homeland from uranium mining, to photographing in Tahrir Square during the 1st anniversary of the Egyptian revolution. Read more

PRESTON GANNAWAY
Preston Gannaway is a staff photographer at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, VA. She spent a year on staff at the Rocky Mountain News before its closure in 2009. Prior to that, she was a photojournalist for the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire (2003-2008). Gannaway's documentary story on the St. Pierre family, Remember Me, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography in 2008. She was named the NPPA Regional Photographer of the Year in 2005 and was runner-up in 2008, 2007 and 2006. Read more

TOM REESE
Tom's work as a newspaper and magazine photojournalist has been nominated for Pulitzer Prizes in breaking news photography, feature photography and explanatory reporting. As a staff photographer at The Seattle Times, he was also recognized with multiple honors from World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International, Best of Photojournalism, The Associated Press, Society of Newspaper Design, the United Nations Association, International Conservation Photography Awards and others. Read more