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New York Wedding Photography Award - 2600197

The bride, (Mom), was helping her little girl get dressed and she wanted to try on Mom's shoes in Long Island, NY
New York, United States

Denise Chastain

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Photograph 2600197 was awarded to New York, United States wedding photographer Denise Chastain for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present New York, United States wedding photographer Denise Chastain with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Long Island, NY Intimate wedding at the couple's home on long Island .

The very best reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world 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 major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

Long Island, NY Intimate wedding at the couple's home on long Island

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