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West-Vlaanderen Wedding Photography Award - 2570323

Flanders wedding photographer: I was taking the family photographs and the grandmother was explaining to all the grandfathers how they had to hold the wedding dress, just love the reactions on their faces and the way that grandmothers explains it
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Melody De Laere

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Photograph 2570323 was awarded to West-Vlaanderen, Belgium wedding photographer Melody De Laere for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present West-Vlaanderen, Belgium wedding photographer Melody De Laere with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at West Flanders.

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe 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.

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2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges