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California Wedding Photography Award - 2635104

Chapperral Ranch Aspen, Colorado marriage reception party award-winning photo that has recorded The bride and groom dancing on the bands stage at the end of the reception - from the world's best wedding photography competitions offered by the WPJA
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Brett Butterstein

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Photograph 2635104 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Brett Butterstein for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Brett Butterstein with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Chapperral Ranch Aspen.

The very best reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their best 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.

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2021 v02 Photography Competition Judges