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Wedding photographer Gianfranco Bernardo of Siena, Italy was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Siena, Italy wedding photographer Gianfranco Bernardo for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Siena, IT.

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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District Of Columbia, United States

Ken Pak

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Wedding photographer Ken Pak of District Of Columbia, 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 District Of Columbia, United States wedding photographer Ken Pak for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Fredericksburg, MD.

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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District Of Columbia, United States

Ken Pak

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Wedding photographer Ken Pak of District Of Columbia, 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 District Of Columbia, United States wedding photographer Ken Pak for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Rust Manor House, Leesburg.

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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Wedding photographer Carlos Porfírio of Portugal was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Portugal wedding photographer Carlos Porfírio for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Hotel Tivoli, Sintra, Portugal .

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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Wedding photographer Federica Ariemma of Napoli, Italy was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Napoli, Italy wedding photographer Federica Ariemma for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Napoli.

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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Istanbul, Turkey

Emre Nesli

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Wedding photographer Emre Nesli of Istanbul, Turkey was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Istanbul, Turkey wedding photographer Emre Nesli for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Mersin Divan Hotel, Turkey.

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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Wedding photographer Cheng Guo 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 Cheng Guo for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Sichuan.

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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Antwerpen, Belgium

Fille Roelants

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Photograph 2615244 was awarded to Antwerpen, Belgium wedding photographer Fille Roelants for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Antwerpen, Belgium wedding photographer Fille Roelants with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Town Hall in Belgium.

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

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Photograph 2614033 was awarded to France wedding photographer Castille Alma for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Castille Alma with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Lyon, FR.

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their top images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions 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 competitions is a true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

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Trieste, Italy

Paolo Blocar

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Trieste wedding photographer Paolo Blocar is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Trieste, Italy engagement photographer Paolo Blocar 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.