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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS OPEN DURING COVID-19 - Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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elopement Wedding Photographers

Virginia, United States

Brittany Diliberto

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Photograph 2600727 was awarded to Virginia, United States wedding photographer Brittany Diliberto for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Virginia, United States wedding photographer Brittany Diliberto with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at The Point Overlook, Shenandoah National Park.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded in this field. Their images are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these competitions is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

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California, United States

Annie Bang

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Photograph 2600553 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Annie Bang for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Annie Bang with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Balboa Park, San Diego.

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their photos are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these contests is a true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

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Alberta, Canada

Dorota Karpowicz

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Wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz of Alberta, Canada was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Alberta, Canada wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Tower of Babel, Banff National Park.

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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Pennsylvania, United States

JD Land

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Photograph 2594690 was awarded to Pennsylvania, United States wedding photographer JD Land for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Pennsylvania, United States wedding photographer JD Land with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Wyoming.

The very best reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their best images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their images are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these contests is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

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Colorado, United States

Sean Lara

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Wedding photographer Sean Lara 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 Sean Lara for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Rocky Mountain National Park.

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

Justin Edmonds

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Wedding photographer Justin Edmonds 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 Justin Edmonds for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Brainard Lake.

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

Lauren Lindley

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Photograph 2586761 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Lauren Lindley for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Lauren Lindley with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Zephyr Cove, Nevada .

The very best photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their photos are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these competitions is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

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California, United States

Darren Hendry

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Wedding photographer Darren Hendry 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 Darren Hendry for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA .

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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Antwerpen, Belgium

Yves Schepers

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Photograph 2576152 was awarded to Antwerpen, Belgium wedding photographer Yves Schepers for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Antwerpen, Belgium wedding photographer Yves Schepers with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Flanders, Belgium.

The very best reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their best pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their pictures are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these contests is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

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Alberta, Canada

Dorota Karpowicz

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Photograph 2575747 was awarded to Alberta, Canada wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Alberta, Canada wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Sunshine Village Ski Resort, Banff.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their best images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded in this field. Their images are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these competitions is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges