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Montana, United States

David Clumpner

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Wedding photographer David Clumpner of Montana, 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 Montana, United States wedding photographer David Clumpner for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Belgrade, Montana.

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.

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California, United States

Chris Shum

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California wedding photographer Chris Shum is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present California, United States engagement photographer Chris Shum with this WPJA Diamond Award for creating a praise-worthy artistic engagement portrait that ranks among the best. This top industry award helps make the case that wedding photojournalists take the most creative engagement photographs of all. Member clients use these pre-wedding portraits for gifts, Save the Date cards, wedding websites, newspaper announcements and for display at the wedding reception.

Colorado, United States

Autumn Parry

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Wedding photographer Autumn Parry of Colorado, 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 Colorado, United States wedding photographer Autumn Parry for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Lookout Mountain - Golden.

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.

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Gelderland, Netherlands

Karin Keesmaat

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Wedding photographer Karin Keesmaat of Gelderland, Netherlands was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Gelderland, Netherlands wedding photographer Karin Keesmaat for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Boompjes, Rotterdam.

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.

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Colorado, United States

Shea McGrath

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Colorado wedding photographer Shea McGrath is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Colorado, United States engagement photographer Shea McGrath with this WPJA Diamond Award for creating a praise-worthy artistic engagement portrait that ranks among the best. This top industry award helps make the case that wedding photojournalists take the most creative engagement photographs of all. Member clients use these pre-wedding portraits for gifts, Save the Date cards, wedding websites, newspaper announcements and for display at the wedding reception.

New York, United States

Wenjie Han

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New York wedding photographer Wenjie Han is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present New York, United States engagement photographer Wenjie Han with this WPJA Diamond Award for creating a praise-worthy artistic engagement portrait that ranks among the best. This top industry award helps make the case that wedding photojournalists take the most creative engagement photographs of all. Member clients use these pre-wedding portraits for gifts, Save the Date cards, wedding websites, newspaper announcements and for display at the wedding reception.

Colorado, United States

Jesse La Plante

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Wedding photographer Jesse La Plante of Colorado, 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 Colorado, United States wedding photographer Jesse La Plante for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Grand Teton National Park, Jackson, WY.

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.

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California, United States

Chris Shum

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California wedding photographer Chris Shum is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present California, United States engagement photographer Chris Shum with this WPJA Diamond Award for creating a praise-worthy artistic engagement portrait that ranks among the best. This top industry award helps make the case that wedding photojournalists take the most creative engagement photographs of all. Member clients use these pre-wedding portraits for gifts, Save the Date cards, wedding websites, newspaper announcements and for display at the wedding reception.

Arizona, United States

Laura Segall

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Arizona wedding photographer Laura Segall is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Arizona, United States engagement photographer Laura Segall with this WPJA Diamond Award for creating a praise-worthy artistic engagement portrait that ranks among the best. This top industry award helps make the case that wedding photojournalists take the most creative engagement photographs of all. Member clients use these pre-wedding portraits for gifts, Save the Date cards, wedding websites, newspaper announcements and for display at the wedding reception.

Siracusa, Italy

Simona Cancelli

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Siracusa wedding photographer Simona Cancelli is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Siracusa, Italy engagement photographer Simona Cancelli with this WPJA Diamond Award for creating a praise-worthy artistic engagement portrait that ranks among the best. This top industry award helps make the case that wedding photojournalists take the most creative engagement photographs of all. Member clients use these pre-wedding portraits for gifts, Save the Date cards, wedding websites, newspaper announcements and for display at the wedding reception.