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Wedding Photos of Light

The following “Light” wedding images were created by photographers from the WPJA. These contest award-winning pictures match the search result photos tagged as “Light”. 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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View this sensitive Dockside Guest Quarters wedding portrait of The couple taking in the last of the light which was a featured picture among the best wedding photography in York, Maine from the WPJA
View this sensitive Dockside Guest Quarters wedding portrait of The couple taking in the last of the light which was a featured picture among the best wedding photography in York, Maine from the WPJA
View this exquisite Arnhem wedding image showing The groom has his jacket off and is standing in the light as the bride is enjoying the minute, which was a featured picture among the best wedding photography at Industriepark Kleefse Waard from the WPJA
View this exquisite Arnhem wedding image showing The groom has his jacket off and is standing in the light as the bride is enjoying the minute, which was a featured picture among the best wedding photography at Industriepark Kleefse Waard from the WPJA
View this graceful Darmstadt wedding image of the bride and groom in BW with strong Light and shadows, which was a featured picture among the best wedding photography from the WPJA
graceful Darmstadt wedding image of the bride and groom in BW with strong Light and shadows, which was a featured picture among the best wedding photography
Outdoor Olho d'água do Casado couple engagement photography portrait showing a Starry sun with couple illuminated with flash light
Outdoor Olho d'água do Casado couple engagement photography portrait showing a Starry sun with couple illuminated with flash light
View this imaginative Bozouls wedding image showing Groom is getting ready, as photographer played with light and shadow, which was a featured picture among the best wedding photography at Les Terrasses de Majorac from the WPJA
Bozouls wedding image showing Groom is getting ready, as photographer played with light and shadow, which was a featured picture among the best wedding photography at Les Terrasses de Majorac
On location São Miguel dos Milagres, Alagoas couple engagement portrait shoot showing a man embraces his bride and beside them, a point of light illuminates them
On location São Miguel dos Milagres, Alagoas couple engagement portrait shoot showing a man embraces his bride and beside them, a point of light illuminates them
Sancerre outside environmental couple prewedding photoshoot lit by the Moto's Light
Sancerre outside environmental couple prewedding photoshoot lit by the Moto's Light
On location Paris, France couple engagement portrait shoot while chasing the sun
On location Paris, France couple engagement portrait shoot while chasing the sun
On location Mottbruchhalde, Gladbeck, Germany couple engagement portrait shoot in perfect light
On location Mottbruchhalde, Gladbeck, Germany couple engagement portrait shoot in perfect light
Iceland environmental couple pre wedding image session in the rock canyon with light coming through the crack opening
Iceland environmental couple pre wedding image session in the rock canyon with light coming through the crack opening
On location Montreal Botanical Garden engagement portrait shoot with the Couple dancing in the sunset light near flowers
On location Montreal Botanical Garden engagement portrait shoot with the Couple dancing in the sunset light near flowers
Cenote Suytun Yucatan couple e-session while looking up to the light coming from above
Cenote Suytun Yucatan couple e-session while looking up to the light coming from above
Sofia wedding couple artistic image session in Bulgaria with a light and a big tree
Sofia wedding couple artistic image session in Bulgaria with a light and a big tree
Calle del Chorro couple e-session in San Miguel de Allende using an external flash, The light was used intentionally to also give light to the bougainvillea and cause a dramatic effect to the photo
Calle del Chorro couple e-session in San Miguel de Allende using an external flash, The light was used intentionally to also give light to the bougainvillea and cause a dramatic effect to the photo
Galena Forest, Nevada couple e-session standing in the trees facing the light
Galena Forest, Nevada couple e-session standing in the trees facing the light
France True Love Engagement Posed Portrait in Noirmoutier capturing a couple playing with light and shadows with sunglasses on
France True Love Engagement Posed Portrait in Noirmoutier capturing a couple playing with light and shadows with sunglasses on
True Love Engagement Portrait Session at Overlook Park in Canyon Lake displaying a couple walking into the light at night
True Love Engagement Portrait Session at Overlook Park in Canyon Lake displaying a couple walking into the light at night
Best wedding photography from Greenville, SC showing a pic of the ceremony, but using OCF flash to capture the backdrop in the image due to very little light at Pretty Place Camp
Best wedding photography from Greenville, SC showing a pic of the ceremony, but using OCF flash to capture the backdrop in the image due to very little light at Pretty Place Camp
Luxembourg Fine Art Pre Wedding Portrait with A kiss under the bridge
Luxembourg Fine Art Pre Wedding Portrait with A kiss under the bridge
Qinghai micro outdoor mountain photo session before the wedding day with some Love in light and shadows
Qinghai micro outdoor mountain photo session before the wedding day with some Love in light and shadows
Netherlands bride and groom wedding portrait session in the blue hour
Netherlands bride and groom wedding portrait session in the blue hour
vestizione sposa fine art wedding light on eye detail image
vestizione bride fine art wedding light on eye detail image
Big Bend National Park micro outdoor mountain photo session before the wedding day with a couple holding hands under a light
Big Bend National Park micro outdoor mountain photo session before the wedding day with a couple holding hands under a light
red brick art gallery during an engagement portrait session with some Love in the rain
red brick art gallery during an engagement portrait session with some Love in the rain
Red brick art gallery Love during an engagement portrait shoot under light and shadow
Red brick art gallery Love during an engagement portrait shoot under light and shadow
Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal 	Indian couple enjoying the mystical spot in Sintra during a pre-wed photo shoot
Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal Indian couple enjoying the mystical spot in Sintra during a pre-wed photo shoot
Netherlands wedding portrait of the groom looking at his bride while she is walking the stairs to the light at Kasteel Woerden
Netherlands wedding portrait of the groom looking at his bride while she is walking the stairs to the light at Kasteel Woerden
Pordenone, Italy creative wedding portrait of the groom in light and bride silhouette
Pordenone, Italy creative wedding portrait of the groom in light and bride silhouette
Tunel Guajataca, Isabela, Puerto Rico couple with light and wind created the perfect shot for this one
Tunel Guajataca, Isabela, Puerto Rico couple with light and wind created the perfect shot for this one
Isabela, Puerto Rico Engagement photographer "We saw how the light created a LOCATION ICON, so we added a light for subjects and created this." in Tunel Guajataca
Isabela, Puerto Rico Engagement photographer "We saw how the light created a LOCATION ICON, so we added a light for subjects and created this." in Tunel Guajataca

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