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14th place in Bouquet/Garter (Action)

Puerto Rican wedding photographer caught the action of the groom removing the brides garter in this black and white image
Puerto Rico, United States

Giovanni Franco

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Wedding photographer Giovanni Franco, was awarded 14th place for photo 1591316 in the Bouquet/Garter (Action) category for the WPJA's 2014 Q4 Photography Contest.

The WPJA contest judges presented Giovanni Franco, a Puerto Rico, United States wedding photographer, with this Master Piece Award as recognition for top wedding photojournalism in the industry.

The leading documentary wedding photographers in the world enter their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association's photography competitions. They want their wedding reportage photographs to be evaluated and selected by some of the most notable and respected working picture editors and photojournalists in the news industry (these are not wedding photographers or other WPJA members judging their work). Winning these competitions is a true accomplishment for a wedding photographer.

2014 Q4 Photography Contest Judges

Judges

    The best and top wedding photographs from this category

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    Wedding Photographer Jorge Miguel Jaime Baez of Valencia, Spain
    Wedding Photographer Jennifer Jackson of Illinois, United States
    Wedding Photographer Veli Yanto of Bali, Indonesia
    Wedding Photographer Salvo Moroni of Catania, Italy
    Wedding Photographer Enzo Masella of , Italy
    Wedding Photographer Michael Albert of British Columbia, Canada
    Wedding Photographer Samo Rovan of , Slovenia
    Wedding Photographer Igor Pavlov of Ontario, Canada
    Wedding Photographer Wojciech Marzec of , Poland
    Wedding Photographer Yijun Li of Shaanxi, China
    Wedding Photographer William Lambelet of , France
    Wedding Photographer Aaron Morris of , United States
    Wedding Photographer Adeline Leonti of Quebec, Canada
    Wedding Photographer Xing Lei of Tianjin, China
    Wedding Photographer Yong How Tey of , Singapore
    Wedding Photographer Janne Miettinen of , Finland
    Wedding Photographer Morgan Lynn Razi of Texas, United States