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California Wedding Photography Award - 2556523

Claremont, CA, Stokers Car Musuem wedding reception image of the bride and groom dancing during their Lebanese wedding traditions
California, United States

Brett Butterstein

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Photograph 2556523 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Brett Butterstein for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Brett Butterstein with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Stokers Car Museum, Claremont.

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 pro wedding photographer.

Stokers Car Museum, Claremont

2019 v15 Photography Competition Judges