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Maryland Wedding Photography Award - 2589878

Bethesda, Maryland COVID Wedding Image | Social Distancing front yard ceremony
Maryland, United States

Kathleen Ricker

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Photograph 2589878 was awarded to Maryland, United States wedding photographer Kathleen Ricker for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Maryland, United States wedding photographer Kathleen Ricker with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Bethesda, Maryland.

The very best photojournalistic 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 recognized 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 true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

Bethesda, Maryland

2020 v01 Photography Competition Judges