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station Wedding Photographers

New York, United States

Tim D. Yun

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New York wedding photographer Tim D. Yun is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present New York, United States engagement photographer Tim D. Yun 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 Ronan Jégaden is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present France engagement photographer Ronan Jégaden 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.

Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Bartosz Ciesielski

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Wedding photographer Bartosz Ciesielski of Nordrhein-Westfalen, 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 Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany wedding photographer Bartosz Ciesielski for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Lodz, Poland.

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

Zuid Holland, Netherlands

Marlies Dekker

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Wedding photographer Marlies Dekker of Zuid Holland, Netherlands was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Zuid Holland, Netherlands wedding photographer Marlies Dekker for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Rotterdam Central Station.

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

wedding photographer Daniel Monteiro is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Portugal engagement photographer Daniel Monteiro 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.

New York, United States

Wenjie Han

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New York wedding photographer Wenjie Han is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present New York, United States engagement photographer Wenjie Han 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.

New Jersey, United States

Kristin Reimer

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Wedding photographer Kristin Reimer, was awarded place for photo 744306 in the category for the WPJA's .

The WPJA contest judges presented Kristin Reimer, a New Jersey, United States 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.

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    New York, United States

    Emin Kuliyev

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    Wedding photographer Emin Kuliyev, was awarded place for photo 134686 in the category for the WPJA's .

    The WPJA contest judges presented Emin Kuliyev, a New York, United States 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.

    Judges

    • Good on the photographer for keeping attentive and making this picture that tells us about the couple and makes us wonder, “What are they doing in the subway?!”

    Wedding photographer Zhou Xiaonan, was awarded place for photo 639791 in the category for the WPJA's .

    The WPJA contest judges presented Zhou Xiaonan, a France 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.

    Judges

      Pennsylvania, United States

      Joseph Gidjunis

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      Wedding photographer Joseph Gidjunis, was awarded place for photo 770196 in the category for the WPJA's .

      The WPJA contest judges presented Joseph Gidjunis, a Pennsylvania, United States 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.

      Judges

      • Fun lively image with very good gesture and detail.,