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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS OPEN DURING COVID-19 - Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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small wedding Wedding Photographers

Colorado, United States

Shea McGrath

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Photograph 2600689 was awarded to Colorado, United States wedding photographer Shea McGrath for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Colorado, United States wedding photographer Shea McGrath with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Colorado.

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests 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 contests is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2020 v03 Photography Competition Judges

Varese, Italy

Matteo Reni

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Photograph 2591064 was awarded to Varese, Italy wedding photographer Matteo Reni for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Varese, Italy wedding photographer Matteo Reni with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Chiesa di S. Giulio, Barlassina.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests 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 contests is a true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2020 v01 Photography Competition Judges

Colorado, United States

Shea McGrath

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Photograph 2589303 was awarded to Colorado, United States wedding photographer Shea McGrath for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Colorado, United States wedding photographer Shea McGrath with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at CO.

The very best photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the world submit their best pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions 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 competitions is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2020 v01 Photography Competition Judges

Colorado, United States

Trent Gillespie

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Wedding photographer Trent Gillespie 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 Trent Gillespie for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Winter Park, CO.

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 v01 Artistic Guild Judges

California, United States

Darren Hendry

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Wedding photographer Darren Hendry of California, 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 California, United States wedding photographer Darren Hendry for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA .

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.

2019 v04 Artistic Guild Judges

Photograph 2576651 was awarded to Bahamas wedding photographer Lyndah Wells for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Bahamas wedding photographer Lyndah Wells with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Freeport, Bahamas.

The very best photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests 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 contests is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges

Antwerpen, Belgium

Yves Schepers

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Photograph 2576152 was awarded to Antwerpen, Belgium wedding photographer Yves Schepers for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Antwerpen, Belgium wedding photographer Yves Schepers with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Flanders, Belgium.

The very best photojournalistic 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 true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges

Alberta, Canada

Dorota Karpowicz

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Photograph 2575747 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 Sunshine Village Ski Resort, Banff.

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the globe 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 true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges

Photograph 2575127 was awarded to France wedding photographer Tim Fox for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Tim Fox with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at La Baule, France.

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.

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges

California, United States

Chris Shum

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Photograph 2574990 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Chris Shum for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Chris Shum with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Saratoga, California.

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 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 true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges