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Michigan Wedding Photography Award - 2546549

Novi Sheraton Hotel, Novi, MI Photographer - A wedding gift for the bride during the Hindu wedding ceremony.
Michigan, United States

Ray Iavasile

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Photograph 2546549 was awarded to Michigan, United States wedding photographer Ray Iavasile for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Michigan, United States wedding photographer Ray Iavasile with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Novi Sheraton Hotel, Novi, MI.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized 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 contests is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

Wedding Event/Venue Location: 
Novi Sheraton Hotel, Novi, MI

2019 v11 Photography Competition Judges