Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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West-Vlaanderen Wedding Photography Award - 2570316

West Flanders Wedding Photographer: "The bride and groom walked through the door and they gave the first look to the family. Just love the reactions and happiness on the faces of their family."
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Melody De Laere

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Photograph 2570316 was awarded to West-Vlaanderen, Belgium wedding photographer Melody De Laere for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present West-Vlaanderen, Belgium wedding photographer Melody De Laere with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Flanders, Belgium.

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded in this field. Their images 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 major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

Flanders, Belgium

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges