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Wedding Photography Award - 2554744

Île-de-France wedding photographer — bride and groom leaving after the ceremony

Photograph 2554744 was awarded to France wedding photographer Maxime Desessard for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Maxime Desessard with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Tours, France.

The very best photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best 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.

Tours, France

2019 v15 Photography Competition Judges