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Wedding Photos of Friends

The following “Friends” wedding images were created by photographers from the WPJA. These contest award-winning pictures match the search result photos tagged as “Friends”. 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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Ballenger Farm, Leesburg VA wedding photography showing the couple toasting to their friends and family at their intimate wedding reception
Ballenger Farm, Leesburg VA wedding photography showing the couple toasting to their friends and family at their intimate wedding reception
Pennsylvania Hotel wedding photography showing the Bride getting her makeup done by one of her friends after her first attempt at doing it herself was unsuccessful
Pennsylvania Hotel wedding photography showing the Bride getting her makeup done by one of her friends after her first attempt at doing it herself was unsuccessful
Texas wedding photography from the 2nd District Court of Appeals, Fort Worth showing A bride waving to her friends and extended family members on zoom after her civil ceremony
Texas wedding photography from the 2nd District Court of Appeals, Fort Worth showing A bride waving to her friends and extended family members on zoom after her civil ceremony
Hacienda Chekul Tulum wedding photo of the Bride getting ready with her friends
Hacienda Chekul Tulum wedding photo of the Bride getting ready with her friends
Mogilovo, Bulgaria wedding photography showing The groom's friends throw the best man in the pool before the preparation
Mogilovo, Bulgaria wedding photography showing The groom's friends throw the best man in the pool before the preparation
Shaanxi wedding image of the bride having her make up done and friends are joking
Shaanxi wedding image of the bride having her make up done and friends are joking
LI NY wedding photography as A bride shows her hair to her friends as they all prepare for her wedding ceremony. They are all outside in the backyard of a private residence on a sunny fall day
LI NY wedding photography as A bride shows her hair to her friends as they all prepare for her wedding ceremony. They are all outside in the backyard of a private residence on a sunny fall day
Los Angeles wedding photographer "Due to COVID-19 pandemic, a group of friends drive by the newlywed couple's house, where they held a backyard wedding ceremony, to congratulate their marriage"
Los Angeles wedding photographer "Due to COVID-19 pandemic, a group of friends drive by the newlywed couple's house, where they held a backyard wedding ceremony, to congratulate their marriage"
Mexico wedding photography from casa hyder, san miguel de allende, mexico created as The groom takes a tequila shot in between his friends at his wedding reception
Mexico wedding photography from casa hyder, san miguel de allende, mexico created as The groom takes a tequila shot in between his friends at his wedding reception
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Reception Venue Bride & Groom dancing with friends
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Reception Venue Bride & Groom dancing with friends
Noord Brabant wedding photography created In front of the home of the bride showing the Biker friends are meeting the wedding couple
Noord Brabant wedding photography created In front of the home of the bride showing the Biker friends are meeting the wedding couple
Wedding photo from Flanders - bride and groom take a selfie with isolated friends outside the town hall right before the ceremony
Wedding photo from Flanders - bride and groom take a selfie with isolated friends outside the town hall right before the ceremony
Wedding photo from Aglika Palace, Zhrebchevo, Bulgaria of the happy couple dancing in the presence of their families and friends
Wedding photo from Aglika Palace, Zhrebchevo, Bulgaria of the happy couple dancing in the presence of their families and friends
Wedding photo from Aglika Palace, Zhrebchevo, Bulgaria of the Groom and his friends enjoying the wedding party
Wedding photo from Aglika Palace, Zhrebchevo, Bulgaria of the Groom and his friends enjoying the wedding party
FR wedding photography from the Home of the bride and groom as The bride unfolds her veil with the help of her friends
FR wedding photography from the Home of the bride and groom as The bride unfolds her veil with the help of her friends
Wedding photography from the Sichuan venue of The bride throwing the flower in her hand, which is a symbol of love and happiness, behind her. Friends of the newlyweds are snatching flowers, and many hands reach high
Wedding photography from the Sichuan venue of The bride throwing the flower in her hand, which is a symbol of love and happiness, behind her. Friends of the newlyweds are snatching flowers, and many hands reach high
Aracruz bride and groom cheering with family and friends at the wedding reception at Sítio Santa Clara
Aracruz bride and groom cheering with family and friends at the wedding reception at Sítio Santa Clara
California outdoor wedding photography of a bride and groom getting married in front of a small group of friends and family at a private estate in Lake Tahoe, CA
California outdoor wedding photography of a bride and groom getting married in front of a small group of friends and family at a private estate in Lake Tahoe, CA
Sichuan wedding photo showing The bridegroom and the bride arrived at the hotel where the ceremony took place. They were getting off the bus. One of the bride's feet stepped down, which was dynamic. Friends let go of the fireworks to bless them
Sichuan wedding photo showing The bridegroom and the bride arrived at the hotel where the ceremony took place. They were getting off the bus. One of the bride's feet stepped down, which was dynamic. Friends let go of the fireworks to bless them
Oaxaca wedding photographer created this image from Proyecto Murguia, Oaxaca City during the First dance surrounded by their family and friends
Oaxaca wedding photographer created this image from Proyecto Murguia, Oaxaca City during the First dance surrounded by their family and friends
Turenne wedding photo of the bride putting on her gown with family and friends there to help
Turenne wedding photo of the bride putting on her gown with family and friends there to help
Emma Trein, Canela, Brazil wedding reception venue image of the Bride dancing with friends at the party
Emma Trein, Canela, Brazil wedding reception venue image of the Bride dancing with friends at the party
Friends of the bride and groom prepare before the religious ceremony in France
Friends of the bride and groom prepare before the religious ceremony in France
Getting the bride ready, her friends see the groom arriving outside in France
Getting the bride ready, her friends see the groom arriving outside in France
The bride's uncle carries the bride to the car, and the bride's relatives and friends light candles to see her off at this Chinese wedding day image
The bride's uncle carries the bride to the car, and the bride's relatives and friends light candles to see her off at this Chinese wedding day image
Northern California wedding image of a bride as she puts on lipstick in her robe as her friends watch on via a Zoom call on a laptop
Northern California wedding image of a bride as she puts on lipstick in her robe as her friends watch on via a Zoom call on a laptop
Cervignano, Udine, Italy wedding photo of the bride getting into her gown with some helping family and friends
Cervignano, Udine, Italy wedding photo of the bride getting into her gown with some helping family and friends
China wedding photo of The bride and her friends finishing lunch and were ready to leave
China wedding photo of The bride and her friends finishing lunch and were ready to leave
RC wedding photo from Gioiosa Jonica Reggio Calabria, Italy, Groom's home of the Groom toasting with his friends at his home prior Ceremony
RC wedding photo from Gioiosa Jonica Reggio Calabria, Italy, Groom's home of the Groom toasting with his friends at his home prior Ceremony
Mexico wedding photo from Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende showing A wedding guest punching and grabs his friend on the dance floor
Mexico wedding photo from Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende showing A wedding guest punching and grabs his friend on the dance floor

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