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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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Wedding photographer Donatella Barbera of Firenze, Italy was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Firenze, Italy wedding photographer Donatella Barbera for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Tuscany, Italy.

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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Wedding photographer XiangJie Hao of China was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded China wedding photographer XiangJie Hao for outstanding and creative wedding photography at China.

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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Victoria, Australia

Jiake Yang

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Wedding photographer Jiake Yang of Victoria, Australia was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Victoria, Australia wedding photographer Jiake Yang for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Victoria, AU.

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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Siena, Italy

Marco Vegni

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Wedding photographer Marco Vegni of Siena, Italy was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Siena, Italy wedding photographer Marco Vegni for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Fattoria La Loggia, Florence.

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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Wisconsin, United States

Ilana Bar av

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Photograph 2577200 was awarded to Wisconsin, United States wedding photographer Ilana Bar av for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Wisconsin, United States wedding photographer Ilana Bar av with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Whitby Castle Westchester, New York .

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

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Virginia, United States

Brittany Diliberto

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Photograph 2577191 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 Chevy Chase, MD.

The very top photojournalistic 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 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 pro wedding photographer.

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New York, United States

Denis Gostev

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Photograph 2576993 was awarded to New York, United States wedding photographer Denis Gostev for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present New York, United States wedding photographer Denis Gostev with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at New York City.

The very top reportage-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 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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Vermont, United States

Megan Hannah

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Photograph 2576678 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 Equinox Resort - Manchester, VT.

The very top photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the world submit their top images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions 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 competitions is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Tom Beynon

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Photograph 2576220 was awarded to Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom wedding photographer Tom Beynon for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom wedding photographer Tom Beynon with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Old Rectory House, UK.

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their top 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.

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Photograph 2575218 was awarded to Padova, Italy wedding photographer Edgard De Bono for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Padova, Italy wedding photographer Edgard De Bono with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Padova.

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

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