11th place in Toasting/Speeches

Black and white photo of the bride and groom getting tearful during a speech by a Bristol, England wedding reportage photographer.
Bristol, United Kingdom

Richard Howman

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Wedding photographer Richard Howman, was awarded 11th place for photo 1934506 in the Toasting/Speeches category for the WPJA's 2016 Q4 Photography Competition.

The WPJA contest judges presented Richard Howman, a Bristol, 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 Q4 Photography Competition Judges


  • Strong, reflective moment. I might have composed it a little different, but nice.

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