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Nevada Wedding Photography Award - 2548704

West Shore Lake Tahoe, CA Wedding Photography - Image of Bridesmaids hide the bride behind an umbrella on the way to her ceremony.
Nevada, United States

Tara Theilen

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Photograph 2548704 was awarded to Nevada, United States wedding photographer Tara Theilen for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Nevada, United States wedding photographer Tara Theilen with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at West Shore, Lake Tahoe.

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their top pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their pictures are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these contests is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

West Shore, Lake Tahoe

2019 v12 Photography Competition Judges