10th place in Details (Found)

Key West wedding photographer captured this picture of a bride and groom holding hands while exchanging their vows at their outdoor ceremony on a sunny day
Florida, United States

Julie Ambos

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Wedding photographer Julie Ambos, was awarded 10th place for photo 2008186 in the Details (Found) category for the WPJA's 2017 Tri1 Photography Competition.

The WPJA contest judges presented Julie Ambos, a Florida, United States 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.

2017 Tri1 Photography Competition Judges


  • For a photographer to take his/her eye of the faces of the bride and groom during the ceremony is probably risky, but this was worth the risk. The hands are so telling. You can feel the moment when they are saying their vows through these gestures, and it oozes with emotion.

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