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Hauts-de-Seine (92) , France

Pierrick Roland

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Photograph 2642859 was awarded to Hauts-de-Seine (92) , France wedding photographer Pierrick Roland for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Hauts-de-Seine (92) , France wedding photographer Pierrick Roland with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Paris.

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

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Murcia wedding photographer Jose Miguel Perez Nunez is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Murcia, Spain engagement photographer Jose Miguel Perez Nunez with this WPJA Diamond Award for creating a praise-worthy artistic engagement portrait that ranks among the best. This top industry award helps make the case that wedding photojournalists take the most creative engagement photographs of all. Member clients use these pre-wedding portraits for gifts, Save the Date cards, wedding websites, newspaper announcements and for display at the wedding reception.

Murcia wedding photographer Jose Miguel Perez Nunez is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Murcia, Spain engagement photographer Jose Miguel Perez Nunez with this WPJA Diamond Award for creating a praise-worthy artistic engagement portrait that ranks among the best. This top industry award helps make the case that wedding photojournalists take the most creative engagement photographs of all. Member clients use these pre-wedding portraits for gifts, Save the Date cards, wedding websites, newspaper announcements and for display at the wedding reception.

Wedding photographer Lea Torrieri of France was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded France wedding photographer Lea Torrieri for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Paris, France.

The most artistic and creative wedding photographers around the world enter their images in the AG WPJA photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to have their work recognized by our judges.

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Hauts-de-Seine (92) , France

Pierrick Roland

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Wedding photographer Pierrick Roland of Hauts-de-Seine (92) , France was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Hauts-de-Seine (92) , France wedding photographer Pierrick Roland for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Paris.

The most artistic and creative wedding photographers around the world enter their images in the AG WPJA photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to have their work recognized by our judges.

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Ognyan Stoynev

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Wedding photographer Ognyan Stoynev of Sofia, Bulgaria was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Sofia, Bulgaria wedding photographer Ognyan Stoynev for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Sofia, Bulgaria.

The most artistic and creative wedding photographers around the world enter their images in the AG WPJA photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to have their work recognized by our judges.

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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Patrycja Janik

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Wedding photographer Patrycja Janik of Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany wedding photographer Patrycja Janik for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Landhaus Siebe, Germany.

The most artistic and creative wedding photographers around the world enter their images in the AG WPJA photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to have their work recognized by our judges.

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Wedding photographer Nicolas Bernard of France was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded France wedding photographer Nicolas Bernard for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Alsace, FR.

The most artistic and creative wedding photographers around the world enter their images in the AG WPJA photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to have their work recognized by our judges.

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New York, United States

Olya Vysotskaya

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New York wedding photographer Olya Vysotskaya is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present New York, United States engagement photographer Olya Vysotskaya with this WPJA Diamond Award for creating a praise-worthy artistic engagement portrait that ranks among the best. This top industry award helps make the case that wedding photojournalists take the most creative engagement photographs of all. Member clients use these pre-wedding portraits for gifts, Save the Date cards, wedding websites, newspaper announcements and for display at the wedding reception.

London, United Kingdom

Mark Earthy

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Wedding photographer Mark Earthy, was awarded place for photo 918206 in the category for the WPJA's .

The WPJA contest judges presented Mark Earthy, a London, United Kingdom wedding photographer, with this Master Piece Award as recognition for top wedding photojournalism in the industry.

The leading documentary wedding photographers in the world enter their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association's photography competitions. They want their wedding reportage photographs to be evaluated and selected by some of the most notable and respected working picture editors and photojournalists in the news industry (these are not wedding photographers or other WPJA members judging their work). Winning these competitions is a true accomplishment for a wedding photographer.

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