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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Bruno Mattos

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Wedding photographer Bruno Mattos of Rio de Janeiro, 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 de Janeiro, Brazil wedding photographer Bruno Mattos for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Petrópolis-RJ.

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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Alagoas, Brazil

Renner Boldrino

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Wedding photographer Renner Boldrino of Alagoas, 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 Alagoas, Brazil wedding photographer Renner Boldrino for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Hotel Quilombo, União dos Palmares.

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 Claudia Amorim of Goias, 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 Goias, Brazil wedding photographer Claudia Amorim for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Ipameri.

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 Marck Yvan of France was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded France wedding photographer Marck Yvan for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Strasbourg.

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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Sofia, Bulgaria

Boni Bonev

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Wedding photographer Boni Bonev of Sofia, Bulgaria was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Sofia, Bulgaria wedding photographer Boni Bonev for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Sofia, Bulgaria.

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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Czech Republic

Matouš Bárta

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Wedding photographer Matouš Bárta of Czech Republic was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Czech Republic wedding photographer Matouš Bárta for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Statek Svaté Pole, Czech Republic.

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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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 Caza Wilfrido.

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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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 Caza Wilfrido.

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 Claudia Amorim of Goias, 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 Goias, Brazil wedding photographer Claudia Amorim for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Jacaúna Eventos Inhumas.

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 Lin Zhao, was awarded place for photo 1877166 in the category for the WPJA's .

The WPJA contest judges presented Lin Zhao, a China 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.

2016 Q2 Photography Contest Judges

Judges

  • Strong composition and graphic appeal.