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East Riding of Yorkshire Wedding Photography Award - 2626983

A cottage in Yorkshire, UK wedding reportage photography showing The bride and her bridal party get ready on a busy wedding morning
East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Patrick Mateer

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Photograph 2626983 was awarded to East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom wedding photographer Patrick Mateer for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom wedding photographer Patrick Mateer with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Yorkshire cottage.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions 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 competitions is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

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2021 v01 Photography Competition Judges