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West-Vlaanderen Wedding Photography Award - 2571119

Flanders Wedding reception image contains: The bride was throwing away her wedding flowers and I love the power she's throwing the flowers away to her best girlfriends.
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Melody De Laere

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Photograph 2571119 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 Flanders.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions 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 competitions is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

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2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges