Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

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 photographer Donatella Barbera of Firenze, Italy was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Firenze, Italy wedding photographer Donatella Barbera for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Tuscany.

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.

2019 v04 Artistic Guild Judges

Illinois, United States

Candice C. Cusic

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Photograph 2570991 was awarded to Illinois, United States wedding photographer Candice C. Cusic for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Illinois, United States wedding photographer Candice C. Cusic with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Chicago.

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

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges

Photograph 2568718 was awarded to France wedding photographer William Lambelet for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer William Lambelet with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Brignoles, France.

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

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges

Washington, United States

Logan Westom

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Photograph 2557584 was awarded to Washington, United States wedding photographer Logan Westom for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Washington, United States wedding photographer Logan Westom with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Sacramento.

The very best documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions 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 competitions is a major accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v15 Photography Competition Judges

New York, United States

Blazej Sendzielski

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Photograph 2266721 was awarded to New York, United States wedding photographer Blazej Sendzielski for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present New York, United States wedding photographer Blazej Sendzielski with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at New York.

The very best photojournalistic 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 recognized 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 true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2018 v11 Photography Competition Judges

New York, United States

Blazej Sendzielski

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Photograph 2266681 was awarded to New York, United States wedding photographer Blazej Sendzielski for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present New York, United States wedding photographer Blazej Sendzielski with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at New York.

The very best photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions 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 competitions is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2018 v11 Photography Competition Judges

Dorset, United Kingdom

Linus Moran

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Photograph 2263516 was awarded to Dorset, United Kingdom wedding photographer Linus Moran for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Dorset, United Kingdom wedding photographer Linus Moran with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at North Cadbury Court.

The very best photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the world submit their best pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded 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 competitions is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2018 v11 Photography Competition Judges