7th place in Scene Setters

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Wedding Photographer Philip Thomas of Texas, United States
Texas, United States

Philip Thomas

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Wedding photographer Philip Thomas, was awarded 7th place for photo 985586 in the Scene Setters category for the WPJA's 2012 Q3 Contest.

The WPJA contest judges presented Philip Thomas, a Texas, 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.

Photographer's Comment

I love scene shots and even more when I can layer the compositions. I had already scoped this shot out prior to the ceremony. Shot from the same room the bride was getting ready and photographed with the sublime Leica M9 and a 35mm summilux. I wanted the balance to be just right so I kept the bride in the bottom right corner of the frame.