6th place in Pleasure / Pain

New York City wedding photographer captured this outdoor image of a bride covering her eyes and holding a red bouquet
New York, United States

Denis Gostev

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Wedding photographer Denis Gostev, was awarded 6th place for photo 2007221 in the Pleasure / Pain category for the WPJA's 2017 Tri1 Photography Competition.

The WPJA contest judges presented Denis Gostev, a New York, 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


  • This image is a little quirky, but I really dig it. The color, light and textures are all really working.

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