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District Of Columbia, United States

Ken Pak

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Wedding photographer Ken Pak of District Of Columbia, 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 District Of Columbia, United States wedding photographer Ken Pak for outstanding and creative wedding photography at The Line DC .

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

Istanbul, Turkey

Ufuk Sarisen

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Istanbul wedding photographer Ufuk Sarisen is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Istanbul, Turkey engagement photographer Ufuk Sarisen 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.

Minas Gerais, Brazil

Victor Ataide

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Minas Gerais wedding photographer Victor Ataide is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Minas Gerais, Brazil engagement photographer Victor Ataide 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.

Alagoas, Brazil

Monica Guimaraes

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Alagoas wedding photographer Monica Guimaraes is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Alagoas, Brazil engagement photographer Monica Guimaraes 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.

wedding photographer Vincent Mu is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present China engagement photographer Vincent Mu 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.

Florida, United States

David Zaoui

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Florida wedding photographer David Zaoui is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Florida, United States engagement photographer David Zaoui 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.

Wedding photographer Paris Papaioannou, was awarded place for photo 62096 in the category for the WPJA's .

The WPJA contest judges presented Paris Papaioannou, a Greece 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.

2008 Q2 Judges

Judges

  • This looks like a fashion shoot, but I like it. Interesting concept and well executed. The bride looks perfectly unruffled and the pool she is floating in creates a beautiful background. Well composed. Good light. It's all working for the photographer here.
Hsin-chu, Taiwan

Minifeel Lu

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Wedding photographer Minifeel Lu, was awarded place for photo 1715451 in the category for the WPJA's .

The WPJA contest judges presented Minifeel Lu, a Hsin-chu, Taiwan 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.

2015 Q4 Photography Contest Judges

Judges

  • Clean, well done technically.