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 - 2576042

Ceremony in the church, Puglia, Italy | Photo of an exciting moment of the arrival of the bride with her daughter to the groom

Photograph 2576042 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 Puglia, Italy.

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded 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 competitions is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

Puglia, Italy

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges