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Wedding photographer Chao Chin Yang of Taiwan was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Taiwan wedding photographer Chao Chin Yang for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Taiwan.

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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Colorado, United States

Justin Edmonds

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Wedding photographer Justin Edmonds of Colorado, 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 Colorado, United States wedding photographer Justin Edmonds for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Sanctuary Golf Course.

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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District Of Columbia, United States

Natasha Lamalle

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District Of Columbia wedding photographer Natasha Lamalle 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 Natasha Lamalle 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 Charles Sng of Singapore was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Singapore wedding photographer Charles Sng for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Four Points by Sheraton Singapore.

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.

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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Lecco, Italy

Luigi Rota

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Wedding photographer Luigi Rota of Lecco, Italy was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Lecco, Italy wedding photographer Luigi Rota for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Chiesa a Caloziocorte .

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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Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Andreas Pollok

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Wedding photographer Andreas Pollok of Baden-Württemberg, Germany was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Baden-Württemberg, Germany wedding photographer Andreas Pollok for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Heuchelberg.

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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Photograph 2615591 was awarded to France wedding photographer Lea Torrieri for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Lea Torrieri with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Ile-de-France.

The very top photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top 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 professional wedding photographer.

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Alberta, Canada

Dorota Karpowicz

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Photograph 2615499 was awarded to Alberta, Canada wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Alberta, Canada wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Abraham Lake, AB.

The very top reportage-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 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 professional wedding photographer.

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California, United States

Nicky Byrnes

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Photograph 2615325 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Nicky Byrnes for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Nicky Byrnes with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Granlibakken Resort: Tahoe City.

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

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