David Murray

David Murray Weddings is a boutique wedding photojournalism studio serving a sophisticated and discerning clientele. David is a Pulitzer Prize Finalist as well as a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award runner-up. He has travelled the world for news publications including, Agence France-Presse, The New York Times, The Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, Time Magazine and as a part-time picture editor for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has been ranked as one of the top five wedding photojournalists by the WPJA in 2003, 2004 and 2007.
David initially took his photography inspiration from the Life Magazine images that were part of his childhood. The drama and impressions of daily life captured by such photographers as Eugene Smith, Robert Capa, and Larry Burrows remain with him to this day. He now uses this documentary approach to the very civil ritual of marriage.

Photographer David Murray 
Location Atlanta in Georgia, United States
Starting Rates $5000+ (USD) 
Website davidmurrayweddings.com 
Photos 74 Contest Winning Photos
Blog davidmurrayweddings.blogspot.com 
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The Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of David Murray. The following awards have been earned by David from the WPJA. These achievements come with great merit considering the high level of competition that a member faces in the contests.

2013 Q4 8th Place - Portrait of Bride AND Groom
Q3 3rd Place - Portrait of Bridal Party
Q1 1st Place - Parents
2012 Q2 7th Place - Ceremony
2011 Q4 5th Place - Musicians & DJs
6th Place - The Cake
7th Place - Food & Drinks
Q1 19th Place - Reception
2010 Q4 4th Place - Kids (being kids)
2009 Q3 5th Place - Reception
8th Place - Other Vendors
19th Place - Weather
2008 Q4 2nd Place - Full Frame (Black and White)
5th Place - Ceremony
Q3 3rd Place - Bride Getting Ready
5th Place - Ceremony
20th Place - Ceremony
Q2 5th Place - Great Natural Light
Q1 7th Place - Details (Found)
2007 Q4 3rd Place - Weather
11th Place - Transportation
19th Place - Creative Portrait
20th Place - Emotion
Q3 1st Place - Bouquet/Garter (Action)
5th Place - Toasting
5th Place - Scene Setters
Q2 2nd Place - Getting Ready
Q1 3rd Place - Details
2006 Winter 2nd Place - Kids (being kids)
10th Place - Transportation
Fall 10th Place - Emotion
12th Place - Transportation
Summer 3rd Place - Getting Ready
4th Place - Getting Ready
2005 Winter 5th Place - Cake Cutting
7th Place - Getting Ready
10th Place - Kids (being kids)
18th Place - Silhouettes, Shadows & Good Light
Fall 10th Place - Details
Summer 8th Place - Details
2004 Winter 2nd Place - Silhouettes, Shadows & Light
4th Place - Transportation
7th Place - Kids (being kids)
16th Place - Five from One
17th Place - Five from One
18th Place - Five from One
19th Place - Five from One
20th Place - Five from One
Fall 2nd Place - Emotion
7th Place - Action
Summer 1st Place - Reception
2nd Place - Action
2nd Place - Portrait of Bride & Groom
4th Place - Portrait of Bridal Party
10th Place - Getting Ready
Spring 4th Place - Emotion
6th Place - Reception
8th Place - Emotion
10th Place - Humor
2003 Winter 1st Place - Multiple Picture Story
3rd Place - Emotion
3rd Place - Reception
4th Place - Artistic
5th Place - Portrait of Bridal Party
7th Place - Sequential
8th Place - Portrait of Bridal Party
9th Place - Portrait of Bride AND Groom
10th Place - Portrait of Bridal Party
Summer 1st Place - Ceremony
5th Place - Action
6th Place - Humor
6th Place - Details
8th Place - Getting Ready
8th Place - Details