2019 v15 Photography Competition

The Wedding Photojournalist Association v15 Photography Competition.

Contest Judges

WPJA Judge since 2006 - Damon Winter joined the staff of the New York Times in May 2007 after working as a staff photographer at the Los Angeles Times. He has previously worked for The Dallas Morning News, Newsweek, Magnum Photos as well as The Ventura County Star and Indianapolis Star. Damon has covered a broad range of stories including conflicts in Israel and Afghanistan, 9/11 in New York... Read more

WPJA Judge since 2007 - Renée C. Byer is an award-winning documentary photojournalist and Emmy nominated multimedia field producer best known for her in-depth work focusing on the disadvantaged and those who otherwise would not be heard. Her ability to produce photographs with profound emotional resonance and sensitivity earned her the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography in 2007 and dozens... Read more

WPJA Judge since 2006 - A native of Las Vegas, Nevada, Susan Walsh matriculated at Boston University hoping to become an aerospace engineer. However, her first semester Ds in physics and calculus led her looking for classes that would improve her grade point average. Her work in a second semester basic photography course won her an A and a new interest. She continued taking photography... Read more

WPJA Judge since 2019 - William Snyder is a four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, and editor and director of the photojournalism program at his alma mater, the Rochester Institute of Technology. Snyder worked at The Miami News and The Dallas Morning News, where he won numerous awards in local, state, national and international competitions. He has lectured at universities and... Read more