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Wedding Photos of Friend

The following “Friend” wedding images were created by photographers from the WPJA. These contest award-winning pictures match the search result photos tagged as “Friend”. 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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A top wedding reportage photographer in Dublin City, Ireland captured this picture of Friends waiting outside at ceremony to congratulate the bride
A top wedding reportage photographer in Dublin City, Ireland captured this picture of Friends waiting outside at ceremony to congratulate the bride
Flanders Reception wedding photography created as A friend of the groom is telling a joke
Flanders Reception wedding photography created as A friend of the groom is telling a joke
Antwerpen wedding photographer captured this image from town hall showing Friend's of bride and groom (who are restricted tos tay outside) follow the ceremony in the town hall through a live stream, and cheer through the window
Antwerpen wedding photographer captured this image from town hall showing Friend's of bride and groom (who are restricted tos tay outside) follow the ceremony in the town hall through a live stream, and cheer through the window
Outdoor wedding photography from Casa dos Noivos, Xangri-lá, Brazil showing the Bride entering with both parents while friend tidies up her veil
Outdoor wedding photography from Casa dos Noivos, Xangri-lá, Brazil showing the Bride entering with both parents while friend tidies up her veil
Granlibakken Resort wedding image of the groom, perched on his friend's shoulders, dances as the Ohio State mascot kicks a leg up in the air in  Tahoe City, CA
Granlibakken Resort wedding image of the groom, perched on his friend's shoulders, dances as the Ohio State mascot kicks a leg up in the air in Tahoe City, CA
Italian wedding image of the Groom greeting a friend after the ceremony at Chiesa di San Giulio in Vizzola Ticino
Italian wedding image of the Groom greeting a friend after the ceremony at Chiesa di San Giulio in Vizzola Ticino
Viterbo wedding photo from In the restaurant, during the banquet as The bride hugs a friend
Viterbo wedding photo from In the restaurant, during the banquet as The bride hugs a friend
A Quebec wedding photo from Montreal of an Excited bride being congratulated by friend after wedding ceremony in park
A Quebec wedding photo from Montreal of an Excited bride being congratulated by friend after wedding ceremony in park
Italy garden wedding photo from Maccagno-Varese showing a Happy friend gets the bouquet from the bride
Italy garden wedding photo from Maccagno-Varese showing a Happy friend gets the bouquet from the bride
China wedding photographer: Guangdong Home, My friend, how does it taste?
China wedding photographer: Guangdong Home, My friend, how does it taste?
Wedding photography from Marco Luigi as the Bride Throws the Bouquet straight at her friend during the reception party
Wedding photography from Marco Luigi as the Bride Throws the Bouquet straight at her friend during the reception party
The bride, groom, mother of the bride and a friend chats with guests during a virtual Zoom receiving line at the Cornelius V. Kelly Community Center
The bride, groom, mother of the bride and a friend chats with guests during a virtual Zoom receiving line at the Cornelius V. Kelly Community Center
Wedding day photos of groom and bride like nobody watching them but their friend was filming - Mersin Hilton Hotel /Turkey Venue
groom and bride dancing like nobody watching them but their friend was filming
Granlibakken, Tahoe City, CA Wedding Reception Photo of the Groom & a friend party at the reception on the dance floor.
Wedding Reception Photo of the Groom and a friend party at the reception on the dance floor
Camping de Lievelinge Wedding Photograph of little moments at the wedding day; between bride & her friend and other wedding guests.
Wedding Photograph of little moments at the wedding day; between bride & her friend and other wedding guests
A photo of the bride hugging her friend was captured by a Valencia wedding photographer
A photo of the bride hugging her friend was captured by a Valencia wedding photographer