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Wedding Photography Award - 2554769

Château Lagut, Périgord, France wedding photography from the Bouquet game

Photograph 2554769 was awarded to France wedding photographer Sylvain Garderes for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Sylvain Garderes with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Château Lagut, Périgord, France.

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their top pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded in this field. Their pictures 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 pro wedding photographer.

Wedding Event/Venue Location: 
Château Lagut, Périgord, France

2019 v15 Photography Competition Judges