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Wedding Photos of Open air wedding

The following “Open air wedding” wedding images were created by photographers from the WPJA. These contest award-winning pictures match the search result photos tagged as “Open air wedding”. 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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Wisconsin State Capitol wedding image of the bride and groom's first kiss outoors on the lawn
Wisconsin State Capitol wedding image of the bride and groom's first kiss outoors on the lawn
Tahoe City, CA bride and groom laugh and smile while eyeing the groom's ring during a snowy, outdoor ceremony at Granlibakken Resort
Tahoe City, CA bride and groom laugh and smile while eyeing the groom's ring during a snowy, outdoor ceremony at Granlibakken Resort
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
California outdoor beach wedding photo from Carpinteria as A groom laughs during his vows on his intimate beach ceremony
California outdoor beach wedding photo from Carpinteria as A groom laughs during his vows on his intimate beach ceremony
UAE wedding photo from a Dubai Desert Location showing the Bride and Groom returning to the Party in the sand
UAE wedding photo from a Dubai Desert Location showing the Bride and Groom returning to the Party in the sand
Pittsburgh wedding photo of a bride and groom as they hold their ceremony on the rooftop of their apartment in Lawrenceville, PA
Pittsburgh wedding photo of a bride and groom as they hold their ceremony on the rooftop of their apartment in Lawrenceville, PA
French wedding photographer captured a young girl bringing the rings to the bride and groom during the ceremony
French wedding photographer captured a young girl bringing the rings to the bride and groom during the ceremony
Ho Chi Minh City wedding image of the bride and groom saying goodbye to everyone
Ho Chi Minh City wedding image of the bride and groom saying goodbye to everyone
Wedding photo from a Central Park Ceremony where one of the brides almost drops the ring into the water
Wedding photo from a Central Park Ceremony where one of the brides almost drops the ring into the water
Wedding photo from a Malibu Solstice Vineyard, Malibu, California outdoor event as The bridesmaids lift the bride's dress to find a dress loop
Wedding photo from a Malibu Solstice Vineyard, Malibu, California outdoor event as The bridesmaids lift the bride's dress to find a dress loop
Outdoor winter wedding photo from Jackson, New Hampshire as they are Trying to get that ring onto a nervous swollen finger
Outdoor winter wedding photo from Jackson, New Hampshire as they are Trying to get that ring onto a nervous swollen finger
Massachusetts outdoor wedding photo under the trees at this Pocasset, Cape Cod, MA Ceremony
Massachusetts outdoor wedding photo under the trees at this Pocasset, Cape Cod, MA Ceremony
Sofia wedding photo from Bugaria at the Marinela Hotel when The bride is surprised because the wedding ring does not want to enter her finger
Sofia wedding photo from Bugaria at the Marinela Hotel when The bride is surprised because the wedding ring does not want to enter her finger
Italy garden wedding photo from an outdoor ceremony at Cervignano, Udine, Italy	during the Bride vows
Italy garden wedding photo from an outdoor ceremony at Cervignano, Udine, Italy during the Bride vows
California outdoor, lakeside wedding photo from the Tahoe Ceremony Location showing Father of the bride walking her down the aisle while guests wear masks during Covid-19
California outdoor, lakeside wedding photo from the Tahoe Ceremony Location showing Father of the bride walking her down the aisle while guests wear masks during Covid-19
Antwerpen outdoor, garden wedding photo from Flanders at the bride and groom's house showing the bride is taking shelter under her bouquet
Antwerpen outdoor, garden wedding photo from Flanders at the bride and groom's house showing the bride is taking shelter under her bouquet
St.Ekaterina Resort outdoor Armenian external church ceremony in Ribarica, Bulgaria
St.Ekaterina Resort outdoor Armenian external church ceremony in Ribarica, Bulgaria
France outdoor wedding photo from the Church of Balaruc le Vieux showing the Exit from the bride and groom church
France outdoor wedding photo from the Church of Balaruc le Vieux showing the Exit from the bride and groom church
Netherlands wedding image of a woman checking that the signature is placed correctly on the marriage papers
Netherlands wedding image of a woman checking that the signature is placed correctly on the marriage papers
Georgia wedding image during the ring ceremony at a cabin in Blue Ridge
Georgia wedding image during the ring ceremony at a cabin in Blue Ridge
Photo showing a Long Island, NY bride and groom joyfully hold hands and celebrate during their wedding ceremony surrounded by flowers.
Photo showing a Long Island, NY bride and groom joyfully hold hands and celebrate during their wedding ceremony surrounded by flowers.
Photo showing a bride kissed on the cheek by her mother and father at the same time as they pass her to the groom at the start of a Long Island, NY outdoor wedding ceremony.
Photo showing a bride kissed on the cheek by her mother and father at the same time as they pass her to the groom at the start of a Long Island, NY outdoor wedding ceremony.
Long Island, NY wedding image of a A bride and groom joyfully huddling close as they view their marriage ketubah for the first time.
Long Island, NY wedding image of a A bride and groom joyfully huddling close as they view their marriage ketubah for the first time.
Shaanxi wedding photo showing Petals and newcomers are beautiful at this outdoor marriage ceremony under the clouds
Shaanxi wedding photo showing Petals and newcomers are beautiful at this outdoor marriage ceremony under the clouds
Picture of a bride sitting on a wicker chair in quiet contemplation as she awaits to meet her groom, while her women family members settle in arround her in Long Island, NY
Picture of a bride sitting on a wicker chair in quiet contemplation as she awaits to meet her groom, while her women family members settle in arround her in Long Island, NY
Forest Lake Camp in Chestertown, NY image of a couple embracing at the end of their ceremony on the side of a mountain as the sun gets low in the sky. Their wedding party and parents surround them.
Forest Lake Camp in Chestertown, NY image of a couple embracing at the end of their ceremony on the side of a mountain as the sun gets low in the sky. Their wedding party and parents surround them.
Wedding photo of the Taipei Marriott Hotel groom and the guests were waiting for the bride in a big rain
Wedding photo of the Taipei Marriott Hotel groom and the guests were waiting for the bride in a big rain
Washington wedding photo Parents Backyard Wedding showing the Groom carrying the bride around table at Korean Pyebaek ceremony
Washington wedding photo Parents Backyard Wedding showing the Groom carrying the bride around table at Korean Pyebaek ceremony
Colorado wedding photography from a Private home, Black Forest, CO of the Bride and groom just after saying "I do"
Colorado wedding photography from a Private home, Black Forest, CO of the Bride and groom just after saying "I do"
Colorado wedding photographer created this image from a Private home, Lafayette, CO as the bride hugs grandma after ceremony
Colorado wedding photographer created this image from a Private home, Lafayette, CO as the bride hugs grandma after ceremony

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