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California Wedding Photography Award - 2557559

South Lake Tahoe, CA wedding photographer — The groom enjoys just a small sip of champagne after his ceremony, held on a boat in the middle of Lake Tahoe.
California, United States

Nicky Byrnes

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Photograph 2557559 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Nicky Byrnes for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Nicky Byrnes with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at South Lake Tahoe, CA.

The very best reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized 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 competitions is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

South Lake Tahoe, CA

2019 v15 Photography Competition Judges