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Alagoas, Brazil

Renner Boldrino

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Alagoas wedding photographer Renner Boldrino is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Alagoas, Brazil engagement photographer Renner Boldrino 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 Isabelle Bazin is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present France engagement photographer Isabelle Bazin 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.

Colorado, United States

Autumn Parry

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Colorado wedding photographer Autumn Parry is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Colorado, United States engagement photographer Autumn Parry 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.

Photograph 2627085 was awarded to France wedding photographer Elodie Ruelleux Dagorne for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Elodie Ruelleux Dagorne with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Church in Clamart .

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

2021 v01 Photography Competition Judges

wedding photographer Will Tee is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Taiwan engagement photographer Will Tee 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 Huy Che Hoang is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Vietnam engagement photographer Huy Che Hoang 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.

Firenze, Italy

Laura Barbera

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Firenze wedding photographer Laura Barbera is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Firenze, Italy engagement photographer Laura Barbera 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.

Firenze, Italy

Laura Barbera

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Firenze wedding photographer Laura Barbera is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Firenze, Italy engagement photographer Laura Barbera 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.

Lodzkie, Poland

Piotr Maksa

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Wedding photographer Piotr Maksa of Lodzkie, Poland was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Lodzkie, Poland wedding photographer Piotr Maksa for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Goluchow Castle, 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.

2020 v04 Artistic Guild Judges

Jaen wedding photographer Rocio Sanchez is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Jaen, Spain engagement photographer Rocio Sanchez 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.