Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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4th place in Creative Portrait of Groom

Wedding Photographer Roman Grinev of Maryland, United States
District Of Columbia, United States

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Wedding photographer Roman Grinev, was awarded 4th place for photo 47421 in the Creative Portrait of Groom category for the WPJA's 2004 Winter.

The WPJA contest judges presented Roman Grinev, a District Of Columbia, United States wedding photographer, with this Master Piece Award as recognition for top wedding photojournalism in the industry.

The leading documentary wedding photographers in the world enter their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association's photography competitions. They want their wedding reportage photographs to be evaluated and selected by some of the most notable and respected working picture editors and photojournalists in the news industry (these are not wedding photographers or other WPJA members judging their work). Winning these competitions is a true accomplishment for a wedding photographer.

2004 Winter Judges


  • Close look really lets you feel something about who this guy is. Light is dramatic.

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