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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3rd place in Kids (Being Kids)

Wedding Photographer Jake Holt of Washington, United States
Washington, United States

Jake Holt

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Wedding photographer Jake Holt, was awarded 3rd place for photo 49746 in the Kids (Being Kids) category for the WPJA's 2005 Fall.

The WPJA contest judges presented Jake Holt, a Washington, 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.

2005 Fall Judges


  • Great moment beautifully lit. Would have been improved by tighter cropping.

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