2nd place in Reception

Île-de-France wedding photographer captured this black and white photo of children on a balcony playing pranks on the reception guests below

Wedding photographer Benjamin Brette, was awarded 2nd place for photo 1599601 in the Reception category for the WPJA's 2015 Q1 Photography Contest.

The WPJA contest judges presented Benjamin Brette, a France 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.

2015 Q1 Photography Contest Judges


  • Great job of the photographer for finding these guys shooting spitballs at the reception.
  • I appreciate that this photographer was watching the action on the periphery of a wedding dinner…and was able to get this photograph of mischievous children up to their antics. It combines conventional formality with the frivolity of child’s play - children who apparently were not thinking of the consequences that may ensue after their actions were captured by a camera.

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