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Montana Wedding Photography Award - 2568515

Brides family farm wedding ceremony and reception site near Kalispell Montana: A bride shares an emotional moment with her parents in the kitchen of the house where they all live before her wedding.
Montana, United States

Kent Meireis

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Photograph 2568515 was awarded to Montana, United States wedding photographer Kent Meireis for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Montana, United States wedding photographer Kent Meireis with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Kalispell, Montana.

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their top images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests 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 contests is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

Kalispell, Montana

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges