Wedding photographer Philip Stephenson, was awarded 3rd place in the Absence category for the WPJA's 2015 Q3 Photography Contest.
- This is a strong way to document what the wedding location looked like without making it boring.
- Guests will soon fill these empty chairs bedecked with bows, but for now they are left waiting. The musician is alone in anticipation of what will come. Every element in this image reflects a sense of emptiness. Even the use of black and white add to the feeling because, after all, it stands apart in absence of color.