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North Carolina Wedding Photography Award - 2639507

A Key West wedding photojournalist at the Ocean Key Resort captured this moment of A groom celebrating with his closest friends during a wedding reception
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Michael Freas

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Photograph 2639507 was awarded to North Carolina, United States wedding photographer Michael Freas for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present North Carolina, United States wedding photographer Michael Freas with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Ocean Key Resort, Key West, Florida.

The very best reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their best images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded 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.

Ocean Key Resort, Key West, Florida

2021 v03 Photography Competition Judges