Franck Boutonnet, France
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Rob Witzel, FloridaGenya Garrett, Florida
Wedding Photojournalism - Capturing the Real Moment Forever.

The Q1 Contest Results Are Now Live On The Site!

The Q1 '09 WPJA contest results have been uploaded to the site. We tried something new and exciting for this contest as it was only open to B&W/grayscaled images! More info here

Congratulations To Our Top 20 Photographers For Q1

01. Bartosz Jastal, Poland 06. Sharon Eliasi, FL, USA 11. Heather Mabry, TX, USA 16. Simon Ho, Hong Kong
02. Anil Tohani, England 07. Britney Gardner, CA, USA 12. Nathan Bridges, IL, USA 17. Shane Snider, NC, USA
03. Carlo Carletti, Italy 08. Julie Ambos, FL, USA 13. Mark Wallis, England 18. Jeremy Igo, NC, USA
04. Simon Carr, England 09. Paul Johnson, FL, USA 14. Chip Litherland, FL, USA 19. Brett Hartwig, Australia
05. Piotr Gajewski, Poland 10. Josef Isayo, CA-S, USA 15. Daniel Kudish, Canada 20. Emin Kuliyev, NY-C, USA

Contest Sponsors

The WPJA would like to thank Creative Motion Design and D-65 for sponsoring our Q1 '09 contest. Through these sponsorships, we were able to offer our members exciting discounts on top-notch industry products and education.

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D-65 Workshops

The WPJA is proud to announce that D-65 is sponsoring all of our 2009 quarterly contests.

D-65 is a company dedicated to educating photographers. They work with the industry to offer new ways of thinking, while incorporating the latest technologies. Their services include digital workflow workshops, seminars, bidding and production for still photo shoots, digital workflow analysis for studios and agencies, legal witness on copyright cases, private consulting along with marketing strategies and portfolio reviews. D-65 provides quality professionalism, while understanding the needs of photographers and creative individuals.

Click here for more information about these D-65 workshops.

2009 DATES

August 14th - 17th
September 11th - 14th
New York:
October 2nd - 5th
Los Angeles:
November 13th - 16th
New Orleans:
December 11th - 14th


Photographer - Top Left
2008 POY: Franck Boutonnet
Photographer - Top Middle
1st Runner-Up: Rob Witzel
Photographer - Top Right
2nd Runner-Up: Genya Garrett