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Wedding Photos of Stands

The following “Stands” wedding images were created by photographers from the WPJA. These contest award-winning pictures match the search result photos tagged as “Stands”. 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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The bride stands waiting for her groom as a brass band plays behind her on the street outside of the Chelsea Town Hall
The bride stands waiting for her groom as a brass band plays behind her on the street outside of the Chelsea Town Hall
A couple laughs as they stand together in Ouro Preto by a green bush with pink flowers in this engagement session by a Minas Gerais, Brazil photographer.
A couple laughs as they stand together in Ouro Preto by a green bush with pink flowers in this engagement session by a Minas Gerais, Brazil photographer.
A couple stands together in the distance beneath lush, green trees in Paraia do Rosa, Santa Catarina in this engagement shoot by a Rio Grande do Sul photographer.
A couple stands together in the distance beneath lush, green trees in Paraia do Rosa, Santa Catarina in this engagement shoot by a Rio Grande do Sul photographer.
In Vitoria, a woman holds her fiance's hand as he stands behind her in this black and white pre-wedding portrait by a Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil photographer.
In Vitoria, a woman holds her fiance's hand as he stands behind her in this black and white pre-wedding portrait by a Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil photographer.
In Vitoria, half of a woman's face can be seen as her fiance stands in the foreground in this black and white engagement photo by a Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil photographer.
In Vitoria, half of a woman's face can be seen as her fiance stands in the foreground in this black and white engagement photo by a Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil photographer.
A couple stands on a dirt road in Bento Goncalves as the sun shines behind them during their engagement photoshoot by a Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil photographer.
A couple stands on a dirt road in Bento Goncalves as the sun shines behind them during their engagement photoshoot by a Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil photographer.
In Alvito, France, a couple can be seen standing in a field in the distance beyond a horse that stands in the foreground in this engagement photo captured by a Lazio photographer.
In Alvito, France, a couple can be seen standing in a field in the distance beyond a horse that stands in the foreground in this engagement photo captured by a Lazio photographer.
A couple stands with a horse in a sunny field in Alvito, France in this engagement photo by a Lazio photographer.
A couple stands with a horse in a sunny field in Alvito, France in this engagement photo by a Lazio photographer.
A couple stands together against a contrast of dark and light during this engagement photoshoot by a New York City photographer.
A couple stands together against a contrast of dark and light during this engagement photoshoot by a New York City photographer.
A couple stands in front of a tower in Spoleto and kisses as the sun sets during their engagement photo session by Perugia, Umbria photographer.
A couple stands in front of a tower in Spoleto and kisses as the sun sets during their engagement photo session by Perugia, Umbria photographer.
A couple stands in front of the Cabo de Gata as the sun sets in this engagement photo by a Murcia, Spain photographer.
A couple stands in front of the Cabo de Gata as the sun sets in this engagement photo by a Murcia, Spain photographer.
A couple stands silhouetted by a small light on Hawk Hill during their engagement photoshoot by a San Francisco, CA photographer.
A couple stands silhouetted by a small light on Hawk Hill during their engagement photoshoot by a San Francisco, CA photographer.
A couple stands face to face beneath a large, pink-flowered tree during their Middelheim pre-wedding photo session by an Antwerpen, Flanders photographer.
A couple stands face to face beneath a large, pink-flowered tree during their Middelheim pre-wedding photo session by an Antwerpen, Flanders photographer.
A woman stands holding the large shadow of a man's chin on Orgigia Island during their engagement photoshoot by a Syracuse, Sicily photographer.
A woman stands holding the large shadow of a man's chin on Orgigia Island during their engagement photoshoot by a Syracuse, Sicily photographer.
A couple stands back to back as the sun sets in this Arlesey engagement session by a Bedfordshire, England photographer.
A couple stands back to back as the sun sets in this Arlesey engagement session by a Bedfordshire, England photographer.
London, UK engagement photo session. Couple stands holding hands on stone steps leading up to a large gray building
London, UK engagement photo session. Couple stands holding hands on stone steps leading up to a large gray building
A small girl in a white dress stands on a bar while guests celebrate around her in this black and white photo by a Beijing, China wedding photographer.
A small girl in a white dress stands on a bar while guests celebrate around her