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Wedding Photography Award - 2540976

Váňův statek wedding photojournalism - Spectators of the piggyback ride game
Czech Republic

Matouš Bárta

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Photograph 2540976 was awarded to Czech Republic wedding photographer Matouš Bárta for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Czech Republic wedding photographer Matouš Bárta with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Váňův Statek.

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

Wedding Event/Venue Location: 
Váňův Statek

2019 v09 Photography Competition Judges