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Illinois Wedding Photography Award - 2606807

Illinois wedding photography showing the bride and groom saying vows and Guests at Ceremony
Illinois, United States

Edward Ciesielski

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Photograph 2606807 was awarded to Illinois, United States wedding photographer Edward Ciesielski for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Illinois, United States wedding photographer Edward Ciesielski with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Chicago Outdoor Ceremony.

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

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2020 v05 Photography Competition Judges