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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS ARE OPEN - 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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Virginia, United States

Nam Trinh

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Photograph 2615484 was awarded to Virginia, United States wedding photographer Nam Trinh for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Virginia, United States wedding photographer Nam Trinh with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Virginia Tea Ceremony.

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.

2020 v06 Photography Competition Judges

Photograph 2599549 was awarded to China wedding photographer Jinqi Tan for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present China wedding photographer Jinqi Tan with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Guangdong.

The very top photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the world submit their top 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 true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2020 v03 Photography Competition Judges

New Hampshire, United States

Sarah V. Martinez

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Photograph 2543897 was awarded to New Hampshire, United States wedding photographer Sarah V. Martinez for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present New Hampshire, United States wedding photographer Sarah V. Martinez with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Dockside Guest Quarters, York, ME.

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 true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v10 Photography Competition Judges

Wedding photographer Tony Lau of China was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded China wedding photographer Tony Lau for outstanding and creative wedding photography at FuZhou .

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.

2018 v04 Artistic Guild - Wedding Day Details Judges

Wedding photographer Tony Lau of China was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded China wedding photographer Tony Lau for outstanding and creative wedding photography at FuZhou .

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.

2018 v04 Artistic Guild - Wedding Day Details Judges

Hunan, China

Micky Zhou

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Photograph 2305751 was awarded to Hunan, China wedding photographer Micky Zhou for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Hunan, China wedding photographer Micky Zhou with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Xiangtan .

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the globe 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.

2018 v15 Photography Competition Judges