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 - 2573781

Vallon Pont d'Arc | The bride is so happy to discover the groom at the townhall as she enters the ceremony with her father.

Photograph 2573781 was awarded to France wedding photographer Valerie Teppe for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Valerie Teppe with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Vallon Pont d'Arc.

The very best reportage-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 awarded 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 major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

Vallon Pont d'Arc

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges