3rd place in Ceremony

The witness provides his signature for the priest as the bride and groom stand in the background in this black and white photo by a France wedding photographer.

Wedding photographer Louise Querin, was awarded 3rd place for photo 1934346 in the Ceremony category for the WPJA's 2016 Q4 Photography Competition.

The WPJA contest judges presented Louise Querin, a France 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


  • A sweet moment combined with excellent use of foreground and background. I feel like I am witnessing something truly intimate and private.

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