10th place in Wildcard Portrait

Shanxi bride and groom pose with some goats outside - China wedding photography

Wedding photographer Bai Gang, was awarded 10th place for photo 1689966 in the Wildcard Portrait category for the WPJA's 2015 Q3 Photography Contest.

The WPJA contest judges presented Bai Gang, a China 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.

2015 Q3 Photography Contest Judges


  • This is lovely. A portrait with a feeling of sincerity, set in a rugged valley amidst the herd and stream - all framing the newlyweds. Their casual stance is the perfect pose for a couple surveying their new world and the adventure of marriage together.

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Wedding Photographer Katherine Birkbeck of Tennessee, United States
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Wedding Photographer Xiao Tan of Shaanxi, China
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