Wedding photographer Santiago Vidal, was awarded 5th place for photo 1400171 in the Details (Found) category for the WPJA's 2014 Q1 Photography Contest.
A nice detail found on La Barcaza wedding boat while at work
- That pink flower hanging from the pocket of a jacket draped across the chair is a good example of how something so small is so readily seen because every other aspect of this photo acts like a backdrop for that little splash of color. The relative complexity of the scene is reduced to a graceful simplicity by virtue of those clean lines and subtle shades of light and color. Finally, the symmetry found here is complimented by thoughtful composition. "Spotlight please…cue the flower."
The WPJA contest judges presented Santiago Vidal, a Dominican Republic 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.