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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California Wedding Photography Award - 2576844

California Reception venue photography | The bride and groom's first dance at reception
California, United States

Deborah Coleman

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Photograph 2576844 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Deborah Coleman for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Deborah Coleman with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at San Francisco.

The very top photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their photos 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 competitions is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

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2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges