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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 - 2642606

A documentary wedding photographer in Bordeaux captured this picture of a Pregnant bride getting ready while family is greeting guests

Photograph 2642606 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 Bordeaux.

The very best photojournalistic 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 awarded 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 major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.


2021 v03 Photography Competition Judges