2013 Q2 Contest

Results from the 2013 Q2 - Wedding Photography Contest and Awards of the WPJA.

Award Winning Photographers from this Contest

Contest Judges

Bill Frakes is a photographer and filmmaker has worked in more than 138 countries for a wide variety of editorial and advertising clients. His advertising clients include Nike, Coca-Cola, Champion, Isleworth, Stryker, IBM, Nikon, Kodak, and Reebok. Editorially, his work has appeared in virtually every major general interest publication in the world. Bill won the coveted Newspaper Photographer of the Year award in the prestigious Pictures of the Year competition. He was a member of the Miami...

David Stephenson</a>, 39, is the Photojournalism Adviser for the University of Kentucky’s student newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel. David returned to his native Lexington and joined the staff of the Herald-Leader in 1997 and left to join the Kernel in 2009. He is a four-time recipient of the Kentucky News Photographers Association’s Photographer of the Year Award and has been named Sports Photographer of the Year three times. He won the National Press Photographers Association Region 4...

Gary Porter has been a photojournalist with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel since 1984. He has worked on many award-winning stories, including the ground breaking "Made in China" series that helped explain the relationship between what Is happening economically and socially in China and the loss of jobs and business in Wisconsin. Porter also won an Oversees Press Club award in photojournalism and a United Nations World Hunger Year Award, as well as a National Press Photographers...

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...