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California, United States

Tyler Vu

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Wedding photographer Tyler Vu of California, United States was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded California, United States wedding photographer Tyler Vu for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Lake Tahoe, NV.

The most artistic and creative wedding photographers around the world enter their images in the AG WPJA photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to have their work recognized by our judges.

2020 v04 Artistic Guild Judges

Wedding photographer Rocio Vega Roa of Leon, Spain was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Leon, Spain wedding photographer Rocio Vega Roa for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Rottach-Egern, Germany.

The most artistic and creative wedding photographers around the world enter their images in the AG WPJA photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to have their work recognized by our judges.

2018 v04 Artistic Guild - Wedding Day Details Judges

Illinois, United States

Kevin Weinstein

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Wedding photographer Kevin Weinstein, was awarded place for photo 46286 in the category for the WPJA's .

The WPJA contest judges presented Kevin Weinstein, a Illinois, United States wedding photographer, with this Master Piece Award as recognition for top wedding photojournalism in the industry.

The leading documentary wedding photographers in the world enter their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association's photography competitions. They want their wedding reportage photographs to be evaluated and selected by some of the most notable and respected working picture editors and photojournalists in the news industry (these are not wedding photographers or other WPJA members judging their work). Winning these competitions is a true accomplishment for a wedding photographer.

2004 Summer Judges

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  • Unusual, this took a good eye and a bit of wit to see. Interesting detail image of an untraditional aspect of this wedding.
Arizona, United States

Jeff Calbom

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Wedding photographer Jeff Calbom, was awarded place for photo 47681 in the category for the WPJA's .

The WPJA contest judges presented Jeff Calbom, a Arizona, United States wedding photographer, with this Master Piece Award as recognition for top wedding photojournalism in the industry.

The leading documentary wedding photographers in the world enter their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association's photography competitions. They want their wedding reportage photographs to be evaluated and selected by some of the most notable and respected working picture editors and photojournalists in the news industry (these are not wedding photographers or other WPJA members judging their work). Winning these competitions is a true accomplishment for a wedding photographer.

2004 Winter Judges

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    Wedding photographer Juliana Mozart, was awarded place for photo 676021 in the category for the WPJA's .

    The WPJA contest judges presented Juliana Mozart, a Brazil wedding photographer, with this Master Piece Award as recognition for top wedding photojournalism in the industry.

    The leading documentary wedding photographers in the world enter their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association's photography competitions. They want their wedding reportage photographs to be evaluated and selected by some of the most notable and respected working picture editors and photojournalists in the news industry (these are not wedding photographers or other WPJA members judging their work). Winning these competitions is a true accomplishment for a wedding photographer.

    Judges

    • “Fly on the Wall” comes to mind with this photograph. The photographer welcomes the viewer into this behind the scenes. ,

    Wedding photographer Jonathan Ho, was awarded place for photo 57411 in the category for the WPJA's .

    The WPJA contest judges presented Jonathan Ho, a Singapore wedding photographer, with this Master Piece Award as recognition for top wedding photojournalism in the industry.

    The leading documentary wedding photographers in the world enter their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association's photography competitions. They want their wedding reportage photographs to be evaluated and selected by some of the most notable and respected working picture editors and photojournalists in the news industry (these are not wedding photographers or other WPJA members judging their work). Winning these competitions is a true accomplishment for a wedding photographer.

    2007 Q2 Judges

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    • The bride is having a reflective moment, which is enhanced by a nice use of depth of field and lighting. Viewing her through beads also creates a sense that she truly is having a moment to herself.

    Wedding photographer Brooks Whittington, was awarded place for photo 44256 in the category for the WPJA's .

    The WPJA contest judges presented Brooks Whittington, a wedding photographer, with this Master Piece Award as recognition for top wedding photojournalism in the industry.

    The leading documentary wedding photographers in the world enter their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association's photography competitions. They want their wedding reportage photographs to be evaluated and selected by some of the most notable and respected working picture editors and photojournalists in the news industry (these are not wedding photographers or other WPJA members judging their work). Winning these competitions is a true accomplishment for a wedding photographer.

    2003 Summer Judges

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