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Wedding Photography Award - 2239886

Traditional groom's military hat falling down with help from swords - Santa Maria in Vallicella, Rome, Italy

Photograph 2239886 was awarded to Italy wedding photographer Stefano Snaidero for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Italy wedding photographer Stefano Snaidero with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Santa Maria Vallicella.

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the world 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 true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

Santa Maria Vallicella

2018 v09 Photography Competition Judges