Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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Wedding Photography Award - 2571481

Ceremony photo in the church - Apulia - Italy - The looks and gestures between bored children during the ceremony

Photograph 2571481 was awarded to Italy wedding photographer Francesco Gravina for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Italy wedding photographer Francesco Gravina with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Apulia, Italy.

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their top pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded in this field. Their pictures 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.

Apulia, Italy

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges