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7th place in Getting Ready

Sofia bride getting ready before the wedding - Bulgaria wedding photo
Sofia, Bulgaria

Boni Bonev

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Wedding photographer Boni Bonev, was awarded 7th place for photo 1841766 in the Getting Ready category for the WPJA's 2016 Q1 Photography Contest.

The WPJA contest judges presented Boni Bonev, a Sofia, Bulgaria 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.

2016 Q1 Photography Contest Judges


  • The moment within the strong composition made this image stand out. The graphic quality was nice “seeing” by the photographer, but to frame a touching moment in the window as well made this a top choice.

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