2nd place in Ceremony

A man holds an umbrella over the bride and groom during the elopement ceremony in this black and white photo by a Carson City, NV wedding photographer.
Nevada, United States

Tara Theilen

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Wedding photographer Tara Theilen, was awarded 2nd place for photo 1870171 in the Ceremony category for the WPJA's 2016 Q2 Photography Contest .

The WPJA contest judges presented Tara Theilen, a Nevada, 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.

2016 Q2 Photography Contest Judges


  • I really feel for this couple. Great faces on all four people. The rain dropping off the nose on the man at right is wonderful.

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