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Cher (18) , France

Bertrand Roguet

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Cher (18) wedding photographer Bertrand Roguet is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Cher (18) , France engagement photographer Bertrand Roguet 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

Gabriele Stonyte

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Virginia wedding photographer Gabriele Stonyte is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Virginia, United States engagement photographer Gabriele Stonyte 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.

West Midlands, United Kingdom

Emil Boczek

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Wedding photographer Emil Boczek of West Midlands, United Kingdom was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded West Midlands, United Kingdom wedding photographer Emil Boczek for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Westbury Castle, Prestatyn.

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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Minas Gerais, Brazil

Victor Ataide

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Minas Gerais wedding photographer Victor Ataide is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Minas Gerais, Brazil engagement photographer Victor Ataide 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.

California, United States

Thanh Trung

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California wedding photographer Thanh Trung is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present California, United States engagement photographer Thanh Trung 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.

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.

Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Paulo Sacramento

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Rheinland-Pfalz wedding photographer Paulo Sacramento is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany engagement photographer Paulo Sacramento 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.

Illinois, United States

Jason Brown

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Illinois wedding photographer Jason Brown is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Illinois, United States engagement photographer Jason Brown 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.

Niedersachsen, Germany

Kerstin Wendt

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Wedding photographer Kerstin Wendt, was awarded place for photo 1472136 in the category for the WPJA's .

The WPJA contest judges presented Kerstin Wendt, a Niedersachsen, Germany 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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    British Columbia, Canada

    Rick Collins

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    Wedding photographer Rick Collins, was awarded place for photo 1258916 in the category for the WPJA's .

    The WPJA contest judges presented Rick Collins, a British Columbia, Canada 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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