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Wedding Photography Award - 2165026

Nouvelle-Aquitaine wedding photographer captured this black and white portrait of a bride and groom laughing in front of a large picture window

Photograph 2165026 was awarded to France wedding photographer Sylvain Garderes for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Sylvain Garderes with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Meudon, France .

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded in this field. Their photos are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these competitions is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

Meudon, France

2018 v01 Photography Competition Judges