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Wedding Photos of Michael Freas

The following “Michael Freas” wedding images were created by photographers from the WPJA. These contest award-winning pictures match the search result photos tagged as “Michael Freas”. Wedding Photojournalist Association professionals regularly submit their best photography for review by WPJA competition judges. The photography samples below come from the getting ready events, the actual wedding ceremony, the reception after-party as well as artistic portraits and detail shots.

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Asheville bride and groom to be, modeling for a NC pre-wedding picture by North Carolina Photographer "I used the shadows of the mountain, to give me a background to make the couple pop out. She started spinning and I captured her in a great moment"
Asheville bride and groom to be, modeling for a NC pre-wedding picture by North Carolina Photographer
North Carolina bride and groom to be, sitting for an Asheville pre-wedding engagement session of the couple sitting along waterfall after a surprise proposal where she said yes
North Carolina bride and groom to be, sitting for an Asheville pre-wedding engagement session of the couple sitting along waterfall after a surprise proposal where she said yes
Chicago bride and groom to be, back to back for a Grant Park pre-wedding engagement photo shoot in Illinois with full compression and shot from a lower angle to compress the towers in the background to show location
Chicago bride and groom to be, back to back for a Grant Park pre-wedding engagement photo shoot in Illinois with full compression and shot from a lower angle to compress the towers in the background to show location
Chicago bride and groom to be, posturing for an engagement image created while sharing a laugh to capture the ring to show the new relationship
Chicago bride and groom to be, posturing for an engagement image created while sharing a laugh to capture the ring to show the new rela
Asheville bride and groom to be, posturing for a Great Smoky Mountains engagement image by North Carolina Photographer "I used this particular Ridgeline and the shadows for a clean background to fit the couple into the scene."
Asheville bride and groom to be, posturing for a Great Smoky Mountains engagement image by North Carolina Photographer
Asheville, NC bride and groom to be, modeling for a pre-wedding picture by North Carolina Photographer "Using a stream that ran through a park, I was able to capture the warm glow of the sun and their love for each other."
Asheville, NC bride and groom to be, modeling for a pre-wedding picture by North Carolina Photographer
Chicago bride and groom to be, posing for a Lincoln Park pre-wedding engagement photo shoot with a single speed light behind them gelled with a CTO and a grid and fired it straight up into the air dropped the exposure so that the ambient was dark
Chicago bride and groom to be, posing for a Lincoln Park pre-wedding engagement photo shoot with a single speed light behind them
Chicago bride and groom to be, posturing for an engagement image with a nighttime shoot on the La Salle St bridge using the streetlight behind me to light them, along with a flash behind them for rim light
Chicago bride and groom to be, posturing for an engagement image with a nighttime shoot on the La Salle St bridge using the streetlight behind me to light them, along with a flash behind them for rim light
Asheville bride and groom to be, modeling for a Triple Falls pre-wedding picture in NC of a couple laughing with their dog after a surprise proposal
Asheville bride and groom to be, modeling for a Triple Falls pre-wedding picture in NC of a couple laughing with their dog after a surprise proposal
Key West, Florida wedding venue outdoor ceremony photography Showing all of the elements that brought the couple to Florida - Beach, Palm Tress, Water, Boats
Key West, Florida wedding venue outdoor ceremony photography Showing all of the elements that brought the couple to Florida - Beach, Palm Tress, Water, Boats
Saratoga Springs, NY wedding venue outdoor ceremony photography Setting the scene for a tent reception
Saratoga Springs, NY wedding venue outdoor ceremony photography Setting the scene for a tent reception
A wedding photographer in Key West, Florida at Fort Zachary Taylor Park created this image of the couple with their love of boats as one passed by as they kissed for the first time as husband and wife at the outdoor ceremony
Photo by: Michael Freas - Asheville North Carolina
Hyatt Centric Resort, Key West, Florida	wedding photo from Prior to the garter removal, the groom starting dancing for the bride
Hyatt Centric Resort, Key West, Florida wedding photo from Prior to the garter removal, the groom starting dancing for the bride
Key West Butterfly Conservatory, Key West, Florida wedding image of the flamingos when Rhett walked into frame and was star struck by the camera
Key West Butterfly Conservatory, Key West, Florida wedding image of the flamingos when Rhett walked into frame and was star struck by the camera
Islabella Resort, Florida Keys wedding picture of the groom, He didn't wait for the bride to cut it with him
Islabella Resort, Florida Keys wedding picture of the groom, He didn't wait for the bride to cut it with him
Stock Island Yacht Club and Marina, Key West, Florida couple posing for a wedding picture and due to no clouds it was a very sunset while walking to the reception, with the rays of light getting stronger during the afterglow
Stock Island Yacht Club and Marina, Key West, Florida couple posing for a wedding picture and due to no clouds it was a very sunset while walking to the reception, with the rays of light getting stronger during the afterglow
Jefferson, North Carolina artistic wedding portrait at sunset. "We were able to hike to the top of a Ridgeline, put the drone up in the air, and then position it perfectly where the sun was lighting them
Jefferson, North Carolina artistic wedding portrait at sunset. "We were able to hike to the top of a Ridgeline, put the drone up in the air, and then position it perfectly where the sun was lighting them
Florida wedding couple posing for a portrait in downtown Orlando showing the darkness of a parking garage across the street, for an Abbey Road type of image, positioning the couple in the walkway in direct sun with shadows
Florida wedding couple posing for a portrait in downtown Orlando showing the darkness of a parking garage across the street, for an Abbey Road type of image, positioning the couple in the walkway in direct sun with shadows
Jefferson, NC wedding portrait captured by photographer using the ridge lines and wind, I waited for the moment where the bride's veil took the same shape as the mountains. Sunset plus the wind added some drama to this image at the Twickenham House
Jefferson, NC wedding portrait captured by photographer using the ridge lines and wind, I waited for the moment where the bride's veil took the same shape as the mountains. Sunset plus the wind added some drama to this image at the Twickenham House
Stormy sunset wedding portrait using the uplighting on the house for ambient light at the Howey Mansion, Orlando, Florida
Stormy sunset wedding portrait using the uplighting on the house for ambient light at the Howey Mansion, Orlando, Florida
Higgs Beach, Key West, Florida wedding portrait | One of the biggest draws for couples is the sunset in Key West. I set up flash, waited till afterglow
Higgs Beach, Key West, Florida wedding portrait for a couple in the sunset in Key West with a flash, waited till afterglow
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"
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"
Universal Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida Engagement photographer: Using the steam from the train to create a backdrop, which created the same feel for the surroundings. we only had 1 shot at this and were lucky on the first image
Engagement photography Using the steam from the train to create a backdrop, which created the same feel for the surroundings
Key West, Florida Nature Preserve wedding photographer: Use of a faster shutter speed to darken the light, which created the portrait. the light was coming through one hole of the canopy, so I placed them there and was able to create a natural vignetting
Florida Nature Preserve wedding image of a kissing couple
Casa Marina Resort Key West, Florida wedding venue photo: The sister of the bride helps the bride with her finishing touches
The sister of the bride helps the bride with her finishing touches
Fort Zachary Taylor, Key West, Florida Photographer: Classical Key West sunset showing up right as we were finishing the session. The longer we waited the better it got. went on like this for about 20 minutes
Fort Zachary Taylor, Key West, Florida Photographer: Classical Key West sunset showing up right as we were finishing the session. The longer we waited the better it got. went on like this for about 20 minutes

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