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6th place in Wildcard Portrait

San Francisco wedding photographer created this humorous portrait of the bridal party being silly and having fun.
California, United States

Joyce Perlman

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Wedding photographer Joyce Perlman, was awarded 6th place for photo 2007561 in the Wildcard Portrait category for the WPJA's 2017 Tri1 Photography Competition.

The WPJA contest judges presented Joyce Perlman, a California, 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

Judges

  • I love all that’s going on in this group portrait. The whole frame and edges are being used and there’s a great energy.

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