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District Of Columbia, United States

Ken Pak

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District Of Columbia wedding photographer Ken Pak is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present District Of Columbia, United States engagement photographer Ken Pak 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.

Photograph 2599038 was awarded to China wedding photographer Asaph Xu for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present China wedding photographer Asaph Xu with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Fujian.

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top 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 major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

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Photograph 2598886 was awarded to France wedding photographer Guillaume Tranquard for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Guillaume Tranquard with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at France.

The very best reportage-style 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 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 professional wedding photographer.

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Michigan, United States

Ray Iavasile

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Photograph 2598754 was awarded to Michigan, United States wedding photographer Ray Iavasile for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Michigan, United States wedding photographer Ray Iavasile with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti Eagle Crest.

The very best photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the world submit their best 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 pro wedding photographer.

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Photograph 2597574 was awarded to Milano, Italy wedding photographer Massimiliano Beccati for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Milano, Italy wedding photographer Massimiliano Beccati with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at La Limonera, Rovellasca.

The very best photojournalistic 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.

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Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Renan Radici

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Wedding photographer Renan Radici of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil wedding photographer Renan Radici for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Rio Grande do Sul.

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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West Midlands, United Kingdom

Emil Boczek

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Wedding photographer Emil Boczek of West Midlands, United Kingdom was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded West Midlands, United Kingdom wedding photographer Emil Boczek for outstanding and creative wedding photography at London, UK.

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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Lodzkie, Poland

Piotr Maksa

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Wedding photographer Piotr Maksa of Lodzkie, Poland was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Lodzkie, Poland wedding photographer Piotr Maksa for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Oporow Castle, Poland.

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 Dejan Zagar of Slovenia was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Slovenia wedding photographer Dejan Zagar for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Gostilna pri Lojzeto, Dvorek Zemono.

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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São Paulo, Brazil

Eric Corbacho

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Wedding photographer Eric Corbacho of São Paulo, Brazil was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded São Paulo, Brazil wedding photographer Eric Corbacho for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Allegro Buffet.

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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