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standing Wedding Photographers

Herault (34) , France

Johanna Marjoux

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Herault (34) wedding photographer Johanna Marjoux is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Herault (34) , France engagement photographer Johanna Marjoux 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.

Western Australia, Australia

Jacob Gordon

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Western Australia wedding photographer Jacob Gordon is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Western Australia, Australia engagement photographer Jacob Gordon 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.

Eure-et-Loir (28) , France

Ilhan Celebi

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Eure-et-Loir (28) wedding photographer Ilhan Celebi is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Eure-et-Loir (28) , France engagement photographer Ilhan Celebi 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.

Utrecht, Netherlands

Thomas Jongbloed

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Wedding photographer Thomas Jongbloed of Utrecht, Netherlands was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Utrecht, Netherlands wedding photographer Thomas Jongbloed for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Industriepark Kleefse Waard, Arnhem.

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

Wenjie Han

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

We are proud to present New York, United States engagement photographer Wenjie Han 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.

Colorado, United States

Trent Gillespie

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Wedding photographer Trent Gillespie of Colorado, United States was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Colorado, United States wedding photographer Trent Gillespie for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Mountain Lodge, Telluride.

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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Colorado, United States

Trent Gillespie

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Wedding photographer Trent Gillespie of Colorado, United States was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Colorado, United States wedding photographer Trent Gillespie for outstanding and creative wedding photography at San Sophia Overlook, Telluride.

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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Massachusetts, United States

Warren Lane

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Massachusetts wedding photographer Warren Lane is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Massachusetts, United States engagement photographer Warren Lane 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.

Virginia, United States

Brittany Diliberto

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Virginia wedding photographer Brittany Diliberto is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Virginia, United States engagement photographer Brittany Diliberto 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.

Colorado, United States

Mark Creery

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Colorado wedding photographer Mark Creery is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Colorado, United States engagement photographer Mark Creery 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.