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Wedding Photos of Reception

The following “Reception” wedding images were created by photographers from the WPJA. These contest award-winning pictures match the search result photos tagged as “Reception”. 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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Lille, Hauts-de-France creative fine art wedding clothing picture during a moment of relaxation in the wheat field next to the place of reception
Lille, Hauts-de-France creative fine art wedding clothing picture during a moment of relaxation in the wheat field next to the place of reception
Grand Est Home wedding photography showing that Everyone wanted to dance
Grand Est Home wedding photography showing that Everyone wanted to dance
Thailand wedding photo from Bangkok during the bouquet toss at the Reception
Thailand wedding photo from Bangkok during the bouquet toss at the Reception
Bulgarian couple during the wedding cake feeding at the reception
Bulgarian couple during the wedding cake feeding at the reception
Big Sky, Montana wedding photography from the reception baby nursery room
Big Sky, Montana wedding photography from the reception baby nursery room
Rockville Backyard Wedding photo of bride and one of her best friends go in for a socially distanced hi-five at the reception
Rockville Backyard Wedding photo of bride and one of her best friends go in for a socially distanced hi-five at the reception
Wedding photo from Desmond Hotel Malvern, Pennsylvania showing the bride in a Hora dance during the reception dance party
Wedding photo from Desmond Hotel Malvern, Pennsylvania showing the bride in a Hora dance during the reception dance party
Wedding photography from Malopolskie showing Funny play during reception
Wedding photography from Malopolskie showing Funny play during reception
Mexico wedding photography from casa hyder, san miguel de allende of A wedding guest sleeping during the reception
Mexico wedding photography from casa hyder, san miguel de allende of A wedding guest sleeping during the reception
MX wedding photography from casa hyder, san miguel de allende, mexico as A wedding guest takes a break during the dancing portion of the reception
MX wedding photography from casa hyder, san miguel de allende, mexico as A wedding guest takes a break during the dancing portion of the reception
 Baden-Württemberg wedding photo from the lit reception showing the bride and groom during the first dance
Baden-Württemberg wedding photo from the lit reception showing the bride and groom during the first dance
NH wedding photography from the DoubleTree by Hilton Nashua of crazy dance tricks at The reception
NH wedding photography from the DoubleTree by Hilton Nashua of crazy dance tricks at The reception
Wedding photo from Portopiccolo Sistiana, Trieste, Italy - cake cutting at the recpetion
Wedding photo from Portopiccolo Sistiana, Trieste, Italy - cake cutting at the recpetion
England wedding reportage photo from Chelsea, London as the bride and groom and the band walk through the streets to reception
England wedding reportage photo from Chelsea, London as the bride and groom and the band walk through the streets to reception
Colorado wedding photo from Black Canyon Inn (Estes Park, CO) showing wedding guests dancing during reception
Colorado wedding photo from Black Canyon Inn (Estes Park, CO) showing wedding guests dancing during reception
Chicago Bride & Groom Sharing Their First Dance at the reception
Chicago Bride & Groom Sharing Their First Dance at the reception
Arizona wedding guest waves to family members on Zoom during the reception at the Secert Garden Event Center in Phoenix
Arizona wedding guest waves to family members on Zoom during the reception at the Secert Garden Event Center in Phoenix
HK wedding photo from the Dear Lilly, Hong Kong Reception as The groom was taking a shot at once while he was competing with the guests with The smiling bride holding his hand and watching
HK wedding photo from the Dear Lilly, Hong Kong Reception as The groom was taking a shot at once while he was competing with the guests with The smiling bride holding his hand and watching
Colorado wedding photography from Hudson Gardens, Denver showing The bride plays the drums on her new husband's booty at the reception
Colorado wedding photography from Hudson Gardens, Denver showing The bride plays the drums on her new husband's booty at the reception
wedding photography at carate brianza - reception during a very special wedding dance
wedding photography at carate brianza - reception during a very special wedding dance
A dog is salivating in seeing the cake  on the wedding banquet table at a reception in Montpellier, France
A dog is salivating in seeing the cake on the wedding banquet table at a reception in Montpellier, France
Wedding image of a bride dancing in a phoenix robe during her reception at a banquet hall in Taiwan
Wedding image of a bride dancing in a phoenix robe during her reception at a banquet hall in Taiwan
A German groom, very thirsty, takes a drink from a large bottle of liquor at a reception at Zweigwerk 11 - Eislingen
A German groom, very thirsty, takes a drink from a large bottle of liquor at a reception at Zweigwerk 11 - Eislingen
Sofia wedding photography showing some Bulgaria reception Cake moments
Sofia wedding photography showing some Bulgaria reception Cake moments
Image captured of a fun game at the French reception venue made the bride a bit unhappy with the rules
Image captured of a fun game at the French reception venue made the bride a bit unhappy with the rules
Krakow Malopolskie wedding photography of a young girl at the reception with a giant sign reading 'love'
Krakow Malopolskie wedding photography of a young girl at the reception with a giant sign reading 'love'
Île-de-France wedding Reception venue image of Dancing at the wedding party
Île-de-France wedding Reception venue image of Dancing at the wedding party
Image from a Île-de-France wedding Reception venue of Guests playing baby foot at wedding reception
Image from a Île-de-France wedding Reception venue of Guests playing baby foot at wedding reception
Stanjel Castle, Slovenia Father's dance wedding photo from the reception venue
Stanjel Castle, Slovenia Father's dance wedding photo from the reception venue
Ireland wedding reportage photo from a Reception at Kinnity Castle of The Bride & Groom where made to team up in this fun game. The Bride is behind the curtain and using her hands as if they were the grooms to complete some random tasks
Ireland wedding reportage photo from a Reception at Kinnity Castle of The Bride & Groom where made to team up in this fun game. The Bride is behind the curtain and using her hands as if they were the grooms to complete some random tasks

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