Next Contest

Wedding Photojournalism Contests are provided exclusively for members of the Wedding Photojournalist Association. The details of the next photo contest run by the WPJA can be found below. The WPJA proudly recognizes the Photographer of the Year (POY), that member holding the most contest points (except those awarded from categories designated for portraits and/or details) at the end of each year.


2017 Q1 Photography Contest first quarterly contest of 2017. Only enter images created in 2017. Please do not enter images prior to 2017.

Contest Opens: TBA

Contest Deadline: Friday, April 28, 2017




DAVID LEESON David Leeson has been a staff photographer for The Dallas Morning News since 1984. In 2004, he was a Pulitzer Prize Winner for his photographs depicting the violence and poignancy of the war with Iraq. In 1985, Leeson was also a Pulitzer finalist for his photo coverage of apartheid in South Africa. In 1986, he lived on the streets of Dallas with the homeless for two months. 


Contest rules can be viewed by members in their log in.