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Wedding Photos of Afternoon

The following “Afternoon” wedding images were created by photographers from the WPJA. These contest award-winning pictures match the search result photos tagged as “Afternoon”. 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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Sancerre pre-wedding photo-session with an urban shadow on the street walls in the afternoon
Sancerre pre-wedding photo-session with an urban shadow on the street walls in the afternoon
View this grand Denat wedding Couple session at the end of the afternoon, which was a featured picture among the best wedding photography at Les Tables de Crespin from the WPJA
Denat wedding Couple session at the end of the afternoon, which was a featured picture among the best wedding photography at Les Tables de Crespin
View this elegant Chateau Hermitage de Combas wedding couple portrait in the sunny afternoon fields, which was a featured picture among the best wedding photography from the WPJA
Chateau Hermitage de Combas wedding couple portrait in the sunny afternoon fields
Outdoor Estes Park, Colorado engagement photography portraits showing the couple enjoys an afternoon together in nature
Outdoor Estes Park, Colorado engagement photography portraits showing the couple enjoys an afternoon together in nature
True Love pre wedding Photoshoot in Montpellier of a couple having some afternoon fun in the sun
True Love pre wedding Photoshoot in Montpellier of a couple having some afternoon fun in the sun
Seviervile, TN mini couple photo session before the wedding day with a Silhouette of the couple under the afternoon cloudy sky
Seviervile, TN mini couple photo session before the wedding day with a Silhouette of the couple under the afternoon cloudy sky
Wedding photography from Sedalia, CO as the couple walks together during portraits on their wedding day
Wedding photography from Sedalia, CO as the couple walks together during portraits on their wedding day
Lake Minnewanka, Banff National Park, AB, Canada fine art wedding portrait of the Bride and groom and a beautiful sunrise
Lake Minnewanka, Banff National Park, AB, Canada fine art wedding portrait of the Bride and groom and a beautiful sunrise
Thiviers in a park  fine art wedding couple photo during a session at the end of the afternoon with two flashes
Thiviers in a park fine art wedding couple photo during a session at the end of the afternoon with two flashes
Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona mini couple photo session before the wedding day with lens flare
Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona mini couple photo session before the wedding day with lens flare
Palos Verdes Beach mini photo session before the wedding day of a smiling and hugging couple
Palos Verdes Beach mini photo session before the wedding day of a smiling and hugging couple
A Devils Thumb, AB, Canada	Sunrise madness pre-wed picture session
A Devils Thumb, AB, Canada Sunrise madness pre-wed picture session
Les Sables d'Olonne, Vendee, France Backlit photo of a loving couple touching heads at sunset in the woods
Les Sables d'Olonne, Vendee, France Backlit photo of a loving couple touching heads at sunset in the woods
Les Sables d'Olonne, Vendee, France Silhouette pre-wed shot of a couple kissing at sunset on a motorbike over the ocean
Les Sables d'Olonne, Vendee, France Silhouette pre-wed shot of a couple kissing at sunset on a motorbike over the ocean
The Farm Al Barari, Dubai Couple with sun as backlight for their pre-wed photography session
The Farm Al Barari, Dubai Couple with sun as backlight for their pre-wed photography session
LaSalle Street Bridge Running in the streets during a sunset creative pre-wedding photo shoot
LaSalle Street Bridge Running in the streets during a sunset creative pre-wedding photo shoot
Aguilas Murcia Car and sunset pre-wed image session with a clear sky
Aguilas Murcia Car and sunset pre-wed image session with a clear sky
Washoe Lake, NV couple walking with their pups in the sand during a pre-wed image shoot
Washoe Lake, NV couple walking with their pups in the sand during a pre-wed image shoot
Marciac, Gers, France couple kissing with the sunset for a creative engagement portrait
Marciac, Gers, France couple kissing with the sunset for a creative engagement portrait
Erice Mount - Italy Sunshine caresses the couple for an artistic and warm engagement portrait
Erice Mount - Italy Sunshine caresses the couple for an artistic and warm engagement portrait
Versailles gardens, France Pre-wedding engagement at sunset with a warm kiss
Versailles gardens, France Pre-wedding engagement at sunset with a warm kiss
 Houston, TX Couple having their romantic moment under a sunset hour at Herman Park during a creative pre-wed portrait shoot
Houston, TX Couple having their romantic moment under a sunset hour at Herman Park during a creative pre-wed portrait shoot
chicago downtown engagement session on the bridge with warm afternoon sunlight
chicago downtown engagement session on the bridge with warm afternoon sunlight
chicago lincoln park engagement session in warm sunlight
chicago lincoln park engagement session in warm sunlight
chicago lincoln park beach couple during a pre-wed engagement photo session
chicago lincoln park beach couple during a pre-wed engagement photo session
Sutro Baths. Lands End. San Francisco, California couple portrait shoot at the very edge of a continent where San Francisco meets the Pacific Ocean are the Sutro Baths
Sutro Baths. Lands End. San Francisco, California couple portrait shoot at the very edge of a continent where San Francisco meets the Pacific Ocean are the Sutro Baths
Taft Point adventure engagement session in Yosemite National Park
Taft Point adventure engagement session in Yosemite National Park
 Graça, Lisbon Couple taking the last sun rays available in the wonderful sunset during a pre-wed engagement photo shoot
Graça, Lisbon Couple taking the last sun rays available in the wonderful sunset during a pre-wed engagement photo shoot
Charles River Engagement Session with couple dancing at sunset on the dock by the water
Charles River Engagement Session with couple dancing at sunset on the dock by the water
Lincoln Park Zoo pre-wed image session with some warm Cuddling at Sunset
Lincoln Park Zoo pre-wed image session with some warm Cuddling at Sunset

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