2012 Q2 Contest

Results from the 2012 Q2 Contest Wedding Photojournalism Contest.

The WPJA wishes to extend our congratulations to all our members who had award winning entries in this contest, as well as the work of the contest judges and support of our contest sponsors.

Contest Judges

Ann Johansson is a Los Angeles based corporate and editorial photographer specializing in documenting people and their environments around the world. Ann's success is attributed to her low-key approach combined with her exceptional eye and ability to connect with people. Ann also takes the time to work on personal projects looking at social issues such as Sierra Leone's child mortality rate where 27% of children die before their fifth birthday. Ann works for leading publications...

David H. Wells is an award-winning photographer, producing images for local, national and international clientele. Past assignments have been for Life Magazine, National Geographic Publications, the New York Times Magazine and the Philadelphia Inquirer Sunday Magazine, to name a few.

David Leeson has been a staff photographer for The Dallas Morning News since 1984. In 2004, he was a Pulitzer Prize Winner for his photographs depicting the violence and poignancy of the war with Iraq. In 1985, Leeson was also a Pulitzer finalist for his photo coverage of apartheid in South Africa. In 1986, he lived on the streets of Dallas with the homeless for two months. The photos, published in a 24-page special section by The Dallas Morning News, won a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award...

For the past eight years Jeanie Adams-Smith has been a professor in the photojournalism department at Western Kentucky University, one of the top college programs in the country. Jeanie is an award-winning photojournalist and has published three books of her photography. Jeanie’s multiple awards range from Kentucky Photographer of the Year in 2006 to first place in Pictures of the Year International for a multimedia piece of children of divorce in 2000. In the past year-and-a-half Jeanie has...