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Wedding photographer Cheng Guo 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 Cheng Guo for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Chengdu, 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.

2020 v04 Artistic Guild Judges

Photograph 2614205 was awarded to France wedding photographer Coralie Castillo for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Coralie Castillo with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Hotel.

The very top photojournalistic 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.

2020 v06 Photography Competition Judges

Overijssel, Netherlands

Indra Simons

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Photograph 2613514 was awarded to Overijssel, Netherlands wedding photographer Indra Simons for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Overijssel, Netherlands wedding photographer Indra Simons with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Hengelo.

The very top documentary-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 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 contests is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2020 v06 Photography Competition Judges

Photograph 2612492 was awarded to France wedding photographer Valerie Teppe for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

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

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 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 professional wedding photographer.

2020 v06 Photography Competition Judges

Photograph 2602878 was awarded to France wedding photographer Valerie Teppe for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

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

The very best documentary-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 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 competitions is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2020 v04 Photography Competition Judges

Maine, United States

Kate Crabtree

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Photograph 2594630 was awarded to Maine, United States wedding photographer Kate Crabtree for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Maine, United States wedding photographer Kate Crabtree with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Blue Hill, Maine.

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe 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 professional wedding photographer.

2020 v02 Photography Competition Judges

Trieste, Italy

Lisa Pacor

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Photograph 2594615 was awarded to Trieste, Italy wedding photographer Lisa Pacor for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Trieste, Italy wedding photographer Lisa Pacor with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Cervignano, Udine, Italy.

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 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.

2020 v02 Photography Competition Judges

Photograph 2594394 was awarded to Ancona, Italy wedding photographer Samuele Ciaffoni for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Ancona, Italy wedding photographer Samuele Ciaffoni with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Marche.

The very best documentary-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 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 pro wedding photographer.

2020 v02 Photography Competition Judges

Washington, United States

Logan Westom

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Photograph 2591821 was awarded to Washington, United States wedding photographer Logan Westom for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Washington, United States wedding photographer Logan Westom with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Homewood Suites, Providence, RI.

The very top photojournalistic 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 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 competitions is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2020 v01 Photography Competition Judges

Photograph 2591415 was awarded to France wedding photographer Marck Yvan for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Marck Yvan with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at City hall Brumath, France .

The very best photojournalistic 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 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.

2020 v01 Photography Competition Judges