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Istanbul Wedding Photography Award - 2542808

Wedding day photograph of a bride saying goodbye to her mother as she leaves her home and heads to Beirut, Sursock Palace.
Istanbul, Turkey

Ufuk Sarisen

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Photograph 2542808 was awarded to Istanbul, Turkey wedding photographer Ufuk Sarisen for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Istanbul, Turkey wedding photographer Ufuk Sarisen with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Sursock Palace, Lebanon.

The very top photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the world submit their top images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded 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 professional wedding photographer.

Wedding Event/Venue Location: 
Sursock Palace, Lebanon

2019 v10 Photography Competition Judges