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. 

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Wedding Photography Award - 2552888

Wedding Ceremony photography, Bastide Saint Julien (Brignoles, France)	| When the bride is coming

Photograph 2552888 was awarded to France wedding photographer Julien Maria for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Julien Maria with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at .

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized 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.

2019 v14 Photography Competition Judges