6th place in Reception

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Illinois, United States

Peter Pawinski

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Wedding photographer Peter Pawinski, was awarded 6th place for photo 1455041 in the Reception category for the WPJA's 2014 Q2 Photography Contest.

The WPJA contest judges presented Peter Pawinski, a Illinois, 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.

2014 Q2 Photography Contest Judges


  • Wonderful color palette here and repetition.
  • This image, built upon strong graphic structure, leads us to visual communication expressed through the power of light and color.