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Rio de Janeiro Wedding Photography Award - 2507371

Casa das Canoas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Bridal party ladies dancing at the reception party
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Clara Sampaio

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Photograph 2507371 was awarded to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil wedding photographer Clara Sampaio for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Rio de Janeiro, Brazil wedding photographer Clara Sampaio with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Casa das Canoas.

The very best reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their best 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.

Wedding Event/Venue Location: 
Casa das Canoas

2019 v07 Photography Competition Judges