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Florida Wedding Photography Award - 2585593

Ocean Key Resort, Key West, Florida Wedding "The dance floor started moving towards the end of the reception. A circle was formed and all of a sudden I had breakdancers in front of my lens. This image was made possible due to having an assistant with OCF"
North Carolina, United States

Michael Freas

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Photograph 2585593 was awarded to North Carolina, United States wedding photographer Michael Freas for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present North Carolina, United States wedding photographer Michael Freas with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Ocean Key Resort, Key West.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized 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 professional wedding photographer.

Ocean Key Resort, Key West

2020 v01 Photography Competition Judges