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 - 2547769

China wedding day photography | The groom took the bride home and set off firecrackers at the door of the house.

Photograph 2547769 was awarded to China wedding photographer Wenxue Zhang for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present China wedding photographer Wenxue Zhang with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Liaoning.

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests 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 contests is a true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.


2019 v12 Photography Competition Judges