Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

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. 

View our photo stories from smaller weddings - WedElope

2005 Summer

Results from the 2005 Summer Contest Wedding Photojournalism Contest.

The WPJA wishes to extend our congratulations to all our members who had award winning entries in this contest, as well as the work of the contest judges and support of our contest sponsors.

Contest Judges

WPJA Judge since 2005 - Eric Strachan is the editor of Florida Weekly in Naples, Florida. He was previously the senior managing editor at the Naples Daily News, where he started as a staff photographer in 1981. He has won numerous awards as a picture editor and photographer in the NPPA Best of Photojournalism, Pictures of the Year International, Florida Press Club and the Florida Society of... Read more

WPJA Judge since 2005 - Jim Gerhz is a freelance journalist who previously worked as a staff photographer for newspapers including the Worthington (Minnesota) Daily Globe; the Milwaukee (Wisconsin) Journal Sentinel; the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Minneapolis Star Tribune (both Minnesota). In 2005, his photo story about a female solder who was critically injured in Iraq was noinated as a... Read more