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California Wedding Photography Award - 2571701

Sacramento, CA reception photography from the wedding | Bride dancing holding hands.
California, United States

Stephanie Secrest

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Photograph 2571701 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Stephanie Secrest for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Stephanie Secrest with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Sacramento, CA .

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests 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 contests is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

Sacramento, CA

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges