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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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eloping Wedding Photographers

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.

2019 v04 Artistic Guild Judges

Photograph 2574808 was awarded to Hessen, Germany wedding photographer Steven Herrschaft for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Hessen, Germany wedding photographer Steven Herrschaft with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at World Trade Center | PATH Station.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the world 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.

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges

California, United States

Lauren Lindley

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Photograph 2572823 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 Squaw Valley Resort, Olympic Valley.

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded 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 true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges

California, United States

Shaun Baker

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Photograph 2571598 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Shaun Baker for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Shaun Baker with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Windansea Beach, San Diego.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe 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 true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges

California, United States

Siliang Wang

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Photograph 2571117 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Siliang Wang for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Siliang Wang with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve.

The very best photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the world submit their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded 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 true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges

Quebec, Canada

Esther Gibbons

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Photograph 2568116 was awarded to Quebec, Canada wedding photographer Esther Gibbons for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Quebec, Canada wedding photographer Esther Gibbons with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Montreal Courthouse.

The very best reportage-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests 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 contests is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v18 Photography Competition Judges

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 Table Rock Beach, Laguna Beach.

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.

2019 v03 Artistic Guild Judges

California, United States

Lauren Lindley

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Photograph 2555987 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 Cave Rock, Glenbrook, NV.

The very best photojournalistic 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 true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v15 Photography Competition Judges

Vermont, United States

Megan Hannah

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Photograph 2554122 was awarded to Vermont, United States wedding photographer Megan Hannah for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Vermont, United States wedding photographer Megan Hannah with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Woodstock, Vermont.

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 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 contests is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v14 Photography Competition Judges

Trapani, Italy

Nino Lombardo

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Photograph 2550954 was awarded to Trapani, Italy wedding photographer Nino Lombardo for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Trapani, Italy wedding photographer Nino Lombardo with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Bue Marino, Favignana Island.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests 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 contests is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v13 Photography Competition Judges