3rd place in Reception

São Paulo wedding photographer captured this portrait of a bride playing in a pool still wearing her wedding dress

Wedding photographer Rafael Vaz, was awarded 3rd place for photo 1601526 in the Reception category for the WPJA's 2015 Q1 Photography Contest.

The WPJA contest judges presented Rafael Vaz, a Brazil 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


  • Dramatically captured. A marvelous and fascinating photograph.

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