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5th place in Getting Ready

With a bounce on the bed a St Petersburg groom hands his bride her wedding dress while winter sunlight streams into a bedroom in Russia

Wedding photographer Artem Pitkevich, was awarded 5th place for photo 1452771 in the Getting Ready category for the WPJA's 2014 Q2 Photography Contest.

The WPJA contest judges presented Artem Pitkevich, a Russia 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.

2014 Q2 Photography Contest Judges

Judges

  • Nice peak action caught here. The way it's lit makes you look twice and appreciate the moment even more.

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