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East Riding of Yorkshire Wedding Photography Award - 2634749

Somerset, England nuptial day award-winning image of The bridal party arriving at the church in the rain as the wind blows their umbrella inside out - from the world's best wedding photography competitions hosted by the WPJA
East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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Photograph 2634749 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 Somerset, England.

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions 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 competitions is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

Somerset, England

2021 v02 Photography Competition Judges