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Wedding Photography Award - 2640000

A top wedding photojournalist at the Hotel Kempinski on the San Clemente Island in Venice created this image of the Bride and groom reaching the Taxi boat after the Getting Ready

Photograph 2640000 was awarded to Austria wedding photographer Michele Agostinis for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Austria wedding photographer Michele Agostinis with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at San Clemente Island, Hotel Kempinski, Venice.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions 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 competitions is a true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

San Clemente Island, Hotel Kempinski, Venice

2021 v03 Photography Competition Judges