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Virginia, United States

Johnny Shryock

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Wedding photographer Johnny Shryock of Virginia, 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 Virginia, United States wedding photographer Johnny Shryock for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Shenendoah, Virginia.

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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Sofia, Bulgaria

Lubomir Jiponov

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Sofia wedding photographer Lubomir Jiponov is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Sofia, Bulgaria engagement photographer Lubomir Jiponov 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

Brittany Diliberto

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Virginia wedding photographer Brittany Diliberto is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Virginia, United States engagement photographer Brittany Diliberto 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

Shea McGrath

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Wedding photographer Shea McGrath of Colorado, 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 Colorado, United States wedding photographer Shea McGrath for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Telluride.

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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Alberta, Canada

Dorota Karpowicz

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Wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz of Alberta, Canada was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Alberta, Canada wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Maligne Canyon, AB, Canada.

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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Colorado, United States

Jesse La Plante

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Wedding photographer Jesse La Plante of Colorado, 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 Colorado, United States wedding photographer Jesse La Plante for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Spruce Mountain Ranch.

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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Colorado, United States

Trent Gillespie

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Wedding photographer Trent Gillespie of Colorado, 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 Colorado, United States wedding photographer Trent Gillespie for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Blue Lakes, Breckenridge.

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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Alberta, Canada

Dorota Karpowicz

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Wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz of Alberta, Canada was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Alberta, Canada wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Maligne Canyon, AB.

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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Lancashire, United Kingdom

Steven Rooney

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Lancashire wedding photographer Steven Rooney is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Lancashire, United Kingdom engagement photographer Steven Rooney 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.

Ontario, Canada

Aniket Sananse

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Ontario wedding photographer Aniket Sananse is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Ontario, Canada engagement photographer Aniket Sananse 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.