9th place in Taste

Photo of two men drinking beer as another man helps a young boy get ready before the ceremony by a Devon, England wedding reportage photographer.
Devon, United Kingdom

Michael Marker

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Wedding photographer Michael Marker, was awarded 9th place for photo 1923301 in the Taste category for the WPJA's 2016 Q3 Photography Contest .

The WPJA contest judges presented Michael Marker, a Devon, United Kingdom 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 Q3 Photography Contest Judges


  • A great slice-of-life picture. It is one of those images that preserves a typical scene of guys getting ready, but well done – people can relate to this picture. And good use of light!

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