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10th place in Bouquet/Garter (Action)

The bride tosses her bouquet on a large lawn in front of a stately building in this photo by a Venice wedding photographer.

Wedding photographer Enzo Masella, was awarded 10th place for photo 1956291 in the Bouquet/Garter (Action) category for the WPJA's 2016 Q4 Photography Competition.

The WPJA contest judges presented Enzo Masella, a Italy 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 Q4 Photography Competition Judges


  • The bouquet crosses its highest arc across this beautiful scene. Compositionally, itʼs also very close to the upper right thirds crossing. Those are two of three primary factors at work in this image. The final piece is the young woman reaching up in anticipation. Combine them all to create a peak moment with strong readability.

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