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East Riding of Yorkshire Wedding Photography Award - 2626999

A cottage in Yorkshire, UK wedding photography showing The bride is greeted by her family as she leaves for the ceremony
East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Patrick Mateer

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Photograph 2626999 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, UK cottage.

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their top images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized 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 pro wedding photographer.

Yorkshire, UK cottage

2021 v01 Photography Competition Judges