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Wedding Photos of Ceremony

The following “Ceremony” wedding images were created by photographers from the WPJA. These contest award-winning pictures match the search result photos tagged as “Ceremony”. 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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Colorado wedding photo from Evergreen of an outdoor Ceremony on a deck
Colorado wedding photo from Evergreen of an outdoor Ceremony on a deck
wedding photography from the Parish of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Kalisz, Poland of The masked minister handing the priest rings on a tray.
wedding photography from the Parish of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Kalisz, Poland of The masked minister handing the priest rings on a tray
Belgium Wedding Photography | The bride's palliative dad waves and watches his daughter getting married in the town hall through an ipad
Belgium Wedding Photography | The bride's palliative dad waves and watches his daughter getting married in the town hall through an ipad
wedding photograph from the Ceremony venue in Toulouse, France of the Grooms little niece taking iPhone pictures during the ceremony
wedding photograph from the Ceremony venue in Toulouse, France of the Grooms little niece taking iPhone pictures during the ceremony
wedding photography from Mumbai, India during the haldi ceremony - brings out some of the best reactions Capturing the action and reaction together is the key
wedding photography from Mumbai, India during the haldi ceremony - brings out some of the best reactions Capturing the action and reaction together is the key
Outdoor, beach wedding photograph from Clark's Cove, Nantucket Island MA of Guests showering the newlyweds in dried flower confetti made by the bride from roses from their favorite beach
Outdoor, beach wedding photograph from Clark's Cove, Nantucket Island MA of Guests showering the newlyweds in dried flower confetti made by the bride from roses from their favorite beach
Sunset beach wedding photo from Clark's Cove, Nantucket Island, MA of One of the 'flower girl' pups watching the ceremony
Sunset beach wedding photo from Clark's Cove, Nantucket Island, MA of One of the 'flower girl' pups watching the ceremony
IE wedding reportage photo from the BrookLodge Hotel, Wicklow, Ireland showing all Eyes on the Groom as Bride and Dad arrive to the ceremony
IE wedding reportage photo from the BrookLodge Hotel, Wicklow, Ireland showing all Eyes on the Groom as Bride and Dad arrive to the ceremony
wedding photo from the Lanza Castle, Trabia - Palermo from a Destination Wedding to Happy relatives for the newlyweds in Sicily
outdoor wedding photo from the Lanza Castle, Trabia - Palermo from a Destination Wedding to Happy relatives for the newlyweds in Sicily
The bride arrives at the Castle Lanza di Trabia, emotions time in this wedding photo
The bride arrives at the Castle Lanza di Trabia, emotions time in this wedding photo
Regina Pacis Church, Paceco - Sicily Wedding photo in Sicily with the emotion of the father
Regina Pacis Church, Paceco - Sicily Wedding photo in Sicily with the emotion of the father
beach wedding photo from the Ho Chi Minh Vietnam outdoor Ceremony Location of The moment they officially becoming a couple must wait a few more minutes
beach wedding photo from the Ho Chi Minh Vietnam outdoor Ceremony Location of The moment they officially becoming a couple must wait a few more minutes
Beach wedding photography of a Vietnam Ceremony showing There is never a better time or place for true love
Beach wedding photography of a Vietnam Ceremony showing There is never a better time or place for true love
CA wedding photo from Palm Desert - Riverside County Assessor, Palm Desert, California of Two newly-married men kiss as their friends cheer at the county office
CA wedding photo from Palm Desert - Riverside County Assessor, Palm Desert, California of Two newly-married men kiss as their friends cheer at the county office
A wedding detail shot of the bride's veil during the ceremony and all silhouetted in Oakand, California
A wedding detail shot of the bride's veil during the ceremony and all silhouetted in Oakand, California
Campinas Couple at wedding ceremony | Fine art photography detail
Artistic image of Campinas Couple at the wedding ceremony holding hands | Fine art photography detail
Tuscany, Italy bride and groom | Outdoor wedding photography
Tuscany, Italy bride and groom | Outdoor wedding photography of first kiss under arches
After the ceremony, Klooster Nieuwkerk in Goirle | Photography at the Wedding | Bride is drinking a beer with her best friends.
Image from After the ceremony, Klooster Nieuwkerk in Goirle | Photography at the Wedding - the Bride is drinking a beer with her best friends
Guangzhou Wedding Ceremony Location | Wedding Dress of the Bride and Bridesmaid Dresses at the Ceremony
Guangzhou Wedding Ceremony Location | Wedding Dress detail image of the of the Bride and blue Bridesmaid Dresses at the Ceremony
Chiesa wedding detail photo from the ceremony of the ring pillow
Chiesa wedding detail photo from the ceremony of the ring pillow
villa trebazia - Rome Italy / ceremony photography | the groom is holding tight, his bride
villa trebazia - Rome Italy / ceremony photography | the groom is holding tight to his bride
New York City Wedding Ceremony Photography | Bride and her dad wait inside before entering the ceremony
New York City Wedding Ceremony Photo of the Bride and her dad waiting inside before entering the ceremony
Antwerpen Church wedding photojournalism - The groom wipes his forehead, as he started sweating heavily during the entrance in church of his wife-to-be.
Antwerpen Church wedding photojournalism - The groom wipes his forehead, as he started sweating heavily during the entrance in church of his wife-to-be
Bricket Wood - UK	wedding photos | A child in the corridor during the ceremony
Bricket Wood - UK wedding photo of A child in the church corridor during the ceremony
Alameda da Figueira - Cachoerinha - Brasil | A kiss on the forehead during the outdoor wedding ceremony
Alameda da Figueira - Cachoerinha - Brasil image of A kiss on the forehead during the outdoor wedding ceremony
Ceremony photography at a wedding inside St Bartholomew the Great, London | Bride and Groom's first kiss
Ceremony photography at a wedding inside St Bartholomew the Great, London - the Bride and Groom's first kiss
Kensington Temple, London wedding ceremony photo | The Groom and Best Man as the Bride approaches
Kensington Temple, London wedding ceremony photo of The Groom and Best Man as the Bride approaches

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