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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS ARE OPEN - Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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Wedding Photography Award - 2642582

A top wedding reportage photographer at the Chateau Las Collas, Pyrénées-Orientales captured this picture of the Ring exchange getting complicated

Photograph 2642582 was awarded to France wedding photographer Catherine Hudson Paturet for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Catherine Hudson Paturet with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Chateau Las Collas, Pyrénées-Orientales.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe 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.

Chateau Las Collas, Pyrénées-Orientales

2021 v03 Photography Competition Judges