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Wedding Photos of Background

The following “Background” wedding images were created by photographers from the WPJA. These contest award-winning pictures match the search result photos tagged as “Background”. 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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Hasselt mini photo session before the wedding day for a couple with a vintage background of wood slats
Hasselt mini photo session before the wedding day for a couple with a vintage background of wood slats
Breda mini city pic shoot before the wedding day with the couple posing with on the background an artistic wall part of an art project
Breda mini city pic shoot before the wedding day with the couple posing with on the background an artistic wall part of an art project
Breda mini urban pic shoot before the wedding day showing the couple is posing on the background you see a graffiti wall
Breda mini urban pic shoot before the wedding day showing the couple is posing on the background you see a graffiti wall
Chengdu, Sichuan fine art wedding picture showing the The bridegroom holding the bride's hand, and the dynamic red skirt forms a good background. I think it's a romantic moment
Chengdu, Sichuan fine art wedding picture showing the The bridegroom holding the bride's hand, and the dynamic red skirt forms a good background. I think it's a romantic moment
Under Chao Phraya Sky Park, Bangkok, Thailand mini urban pic shoot with a view of the bride and groom with the atmosphere, the colors of the capital as a background.It makes the image interesting
Under Chao Phraya Sky Park, Bangkok, Thailand mini urban pic shoot with a view of the bride and groom with the atmosphere, the colors of the capital as a background.It makes the image interesting
Crested Butte, CO bride and groom standing for a quick portrait with Gothic Mountain in the background for this wedding portrait session
Crested Butte, CO bride and groom standing for a quick portrait with Gothic Mountain in the background for this wedding portrait session
Desmond Hotel Malvern, Pennsylvania wedding photography showing the Groom lifted up in the air for the hora with bride in the background
Desmond Hotel Malvern, Pennsylvania wedding photography showing the Groom lifted up in the air for the hora with bride in the background
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado bride-to-be hand made her red dress to set off against the evergreen background during their foggy morning engagement at Emerald Lake
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado bride-to-be hand made her red dress to set off against the evergreen background during their foggy morning engagement at Emerald Lake
Wedding photo from Oude Kerk, Dongen - the kiss during the ceremony, the wedding guests in the background
Wedding photo from Oude Kerk, Dongen - the kiss during the ceremony, the wedding guests in the background
England artistic wedding detail picture from the Reception venue as Guests clink glasses with the bride and groom in the background
England artistic wedding detail picture from the Reception venue as Guests clink glasses with the bride and groom in the background
Izlake, Slovenia wedding portrait of a couple ouside the church with their VW beatle in the background
Izlake, Slovenia wedding portrait of a couple ouside the church with their VW beatle in the background
Istanbul wedding portrait of the bride and groom walking through the streets with a colorful graffiti background
Istanbul wedding portrait of the bride and groom walking through the streets with a colorful graffiti background
Black Canyon Inn, Estes Park, CO bride and groom dancing in fall foliage with mountains in background while posing for a wedding picture
Black Canyon Inn, Estes Park, CO bride and groom dancing in fall foliage with mountains in background while posing for a wedding picture
CA pre-wedding photo session at Skylandia Beach, Tahoe City, CA with a couple walking down a dock with mountains and a large blue lake in the background
CA pre-wedding photo session at Skylandia Beach, Tahoe City, CA with a couple walking down a dock with mountains and a large blue lake in the background
cappadocia, turkey engagement shooting with hot air balloons in the background
cappadocia, turkey engagement shooting with hot air balloons in the background
An image from the waist up with the blue sky as the background, the couple plays and her hair swings in the breeze during their engagement portrait session at Huntley Meadows Park in VA
An image from the waist up with the blue sky as the background, the couple plays and her hair swings in the breeze during their engagement portrait session at Huntley Meadows Park in VA
Artistic wedding photo from Oporow Castle, Poland of a Young couple on the background of large green flowers
Artistic wedding photo from Oporow Castle, Poland of a Young couple on the background of large green flowers
Engagement photo with Ponte Vecchio as background, embracing over the water
Engagement photo with Ponte Vecchio as background, embracing over the water
Trieste, Italy Love and a wonderful castle as a background for a nice engagement portrait
Love and a wonderful castle as a background for a nice engagement portrait
Couple embracing with London Shard in background by the Thames, London, UK
Couple embracing with London Shard in background
West Houston Airport | Interesting word play with a helicopter warning "Danger" with the couples in the background.
Interesting word play with a helicopter warning "Danger" with the couples in the background
Taken on Blouberg Beach with one of the 7 natural wonders of the world in the background - Cape Town's Table Mountain.
Taken on the Beach with one of the 7 natural wonders of the world in the background
Knoetzie Beach, Knysna engagement portrait | The beach is known for the castle's and I used them in the background to give this photo that extra interest.
The beach is known for the castle's and I used them in the background to give this photo that extra interest
Garda Lake, Italy engagement portrait with bad weather in the background
a Lake engagement portrait with bad weather in the background
Dorado, PR engagement photographer: Red gel in the back to sepparate couple from the background.
engagement photography with a Red gel in the back to sepparate couple from the background
Castlefield Manchester England pre wedding image - A unique abstract staircase with a floral wall/background
pre wedding image became A unique abstract staircase with a floral wall/background
Photographer: "This gazebo is on the backside of the Art Museum and we lucked out with some great colors in the sky that morning. I used a flash behind the couple to give them a slight rim light so they would pop against the background.
This gazebo is on the backside of the Art Museum and we lucked out with some great colors in the sky that morning. I used a flash behind the couple to give them a slight rim light so they would pop against the background
Couple under a bridge in Canterbury. The girl laughing and the guy in the background during their prewed portrait.
Couple under a bridge with The girl laughing and the guy in the background during their prewed portrait

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