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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 2574808 was awarded to Hessen, Germany wedding photographer Steven Herrschaft for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Hessen, Germany wedding photographer Steven Herrschaft with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at World Trade Center | PATH Station.

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

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges

California, United States

Shaun Baker

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Photograph 2571598 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Shaun Baker for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Shaun Baker with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Windansea Beach, San Diego.

The very top photojournalistic 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.

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges

California, United States

Siliang Wang

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Photograph 2571117 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Siliang Wang for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Siliang Wang with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve.

The very top documentary-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 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 competitions is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v19 Photography Competition 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 Table Rock Beach, Laguna Beach.

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 v03 Artistic Guild Judges

Montana, United States

David Clumpner

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Photograph 2547441 was awarded to Montana, United States wedding photographer David Clumpner for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Montana, United States wedding photographer David Clumpner with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Gravelly Range, Montana.

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

2019 v12 Photography Competition Judges

Wisconsin, United States

Ruthie Hauge

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Photograph 2545207 was awarded to Wisconsin, United States wedding photographer Ruthie Hauge for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Wisconsin, United States wedding photographer Ruthie Hauge with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Vennebu Hill, Wisconsin Dells, WI.

The very best reportage-style 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 v11 Photography Competition Judges

Colorado, United States

Leona Campbell

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Photograph 2542683 was awarded to Colorado, United States wedding photographer Leona Campbell for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Colorado, United States wedding photographer Leona Campbell with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Sapphire Point, Dillon, Colorado.

The very best reportage-style 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 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 competitions is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v10 Photography Competition Judges

California, United States

Shaunte Dittmar

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Photograph 2539716 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Shaunte Dittmar for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Shaunte Dittmar with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Sierra at Tahoe .

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions 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 competitions is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v09 Photography Competition Judges

California, United States

Lauren Lindley

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Photograph 2527571 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Lauren Lindley for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Lauren Lindley with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at South Lake Tahoe, CA.

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 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 major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v09 Photography Competition Judges