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mountains Wedding Photographers

wedding photographer Guillaume Tranquard is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present France engagement photographer Guillaume Tranquard 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.

Colorado, United States

Mark Creery

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Colorado wedding photographer Mark Creery is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Colorado, United States engagement photographer Mark Creery 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.

Colorado, United States

Sean Lara

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Colorado wedding photographer Sean Lara is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Colorado, United States engagement photographer Sean Lara 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.

California, United States

Drew Bird

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California wedding photographer Drew Bird is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present California, United States engagement photographer Drew Bird 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.

Alberta, Canada

Dorota Karpowicz

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Wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz of Alberta, Canada was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Alberta, Canada wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Moraine Lake, AB.

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

Pennsylvania, United States

JD Land

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Photograph 2614811 was awarded to Pennsylvania, United States wedding photographer JD Land for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Pennsylvania, United States wedding photographer JD Land with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at PA.

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 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.

2020 v06 Photography Competition Judges

Alberta, Canada

Dorota Karpowicz

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Alberta wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Alberta, Canada engagement photographer Dorota Karpowicz 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.

Alberta, Canada

Dorota Karpowicz

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Alberta wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Alberta, Canada engagement photographer Dorota Karpowicz 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.

Alberta, Canada

Dorota Karpowicz

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Alberta wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Alberta, Canada engagement photographer Dorota Karpowicz 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.

Noord Brabant, Netherlands

Paulina Sliwka

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Noord Brabant wedding photographer Paulina Sliwka is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Noord Brabant, Netherlands engagement photographer Paulina Sliwka 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.