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North Carolina Wedding Photography Award - 2610216

North Carolina wedding reception photo from Corolla of the Bride and groom smashing cake in each other's faces
North Carolina, United States

Neil Thurston

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Photograph 2610216 was awarded to North Carolina, United States wedding photographer Neil Thurston for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present North Carolina, United States wedding photographer Neil Thurston with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Corolla, NC .

The very top documentary-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 major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

Corolla, NC

2020 v05 Photography Competition Judges