11th place in Weather

Toronto wedding photographer freezes the action in this image of the bride covering her head with a shawl as they rush in the rain to the wedding reception
Ontario, Canada

Ben Benvie

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Wedding photographer Ben Benvie, was awarded 11th place for photo 1568976 in the Weather category for the WPJA's 2014 Q4 Photography Contest.

The WPJA contest judges presented Ben Benvie, a Ontario, Canada 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 Q4 Photography Contest Judges

Judges

  • It can be difficult to “back-peddle” while photographing your subject. There is a feeling of urgency yet with a splash of fun in this photo. Clearly, they didn’t let the weather get in the way of a good time.

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