Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

View WPJA photo stories from smaller weddings - WedElope | Choose love, not fear!

Wedding Photography Award - 2532756

Portugal wedding photo of children playing in the veil of the bride.

Photograph 2532756 was awarded to Portugal wedding photographer Paulo Castro for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Portugal wedding photographer Paulo Castro with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Santa Eulália, Vizela - Portugal .

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their top pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their pictures 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 contests is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

Santa Eulália, Vizela - Portugal

2019 v09 Photography Competition Judges