3rd place in Ceremony

Wedding Photographer Sol Tamargo of , Mexico

Wedding photographer Sol Tamargo, was awarded 3rd place for photo 63806 in the Ceremony category for the WPJA's 2008 BRIDES Magazine.

2008 BRIDES Magazine Judges


  • This moment of a father (assumed) giving the bride away is all too familiar. The juxtaposition of the happy couple and father (assumed) full of tears makes great framing.

The WPJA contest judges presented Sol Tamargo, a Mexico 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.

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