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wedding photographer Patrick Lombaert is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present France engagement photographer Patrick Lombaert 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.

Istanbul, Turkey

Serenay Lokcetin

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Istanbul wedding photographer Serenay Lokcetin is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Istanbul, Turkey engagement photographer Serenay Lokcetin 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.

Virginia, United States

Nam Trinh

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Virginia wedding photographer Nam Trinh is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Virginia, United States engagement photographer Nam Trinh 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.

Arezzo wedding photographer Simone Miglietta is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Arezzo, Italy engagement photographer Simone Miglietta 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.

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.

Noord Brabant, Netherlands

Elke Teurlings

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

We are proud to present Noord Brabant, Netherlands engagement photographer Elke Teurlings 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.

Genova, Italy

Julian Kanz

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Photograph 2599052 was awarded to Genova, Italy wedding photographer Julian Kanz for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Genova, Italy wedding photographer Julian Kanz with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Tenuta Mocajo, Tuscany.

The very best reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world 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 true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2020 v03 Photography Competition Judges

São Paulo, Brazil

Eric Corbacho

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São Paulo wedding photographer Eric Corbacho is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present São Paulo, Brazil engagement photographer Eric Corbacho 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

Lucy Schultz

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Colorado wedding photographer Lucy Schultz is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Colorado, United States engagement photographer Lucy Schultz 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.