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South Carolina Wedding Photography Award - 2390831

wedding photography in Colorado of groom about to kiss bride's hand during the ceremony
South Carolina, United States

Ben Chrisman

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Photograph 2390831 was awarded to South Carolina, United States wedding photographer Ben Chrisman for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present South Carolina, United States wedding photographer Ben Chrisman with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Colorado.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their best images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their images 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.


2018 v20 Photography Competition Judges