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Maryland Wedding Photography Award - 2629733

Cacapon State Park, West Virginia outdoor marriage ceremony award-winning image showing the Couple joyfully exits under trees and blue skies. The world's best wedding photo contests presented by the WPJA
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Breanna Shaw

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Photograph 2629733 was awarded to Maryland, United States wedding photographer Breanna Shaw for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Maryland, United States wedding photographer Breanna Shaw with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Cacapon State Park, West Virginia.

The very top photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the world submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests 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 contests is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

Cacapon State Park, West Virginia

2021 v02 Photography Competition Judges