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Istanbul, Turkey

Ufuk Sarisen

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Istanbul wedding photographer Ufuk Sarisen is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Istanbul, Turkey engagement photographer Ufuk Sarisen 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.

Siena wedding photographer Marco Fantauzzo is the recipient of this WPJA Diamond Award for creative wedding engagement photography

We are proud to present Siena, Italy engagement photographer Marco Fantauzzo 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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Wedding photographer Rocio Sanchez of Jaen, Spain was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Jaen, Spain wedding photographer Rocio Sanchez for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Arjona, Jaén.

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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Lecco, Italy

Luigi Rota

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Wedding photographer Luigi Rota of Lecco, 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 Lecco, Italy wedding photographer Luigi Rota for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Castello di Pomerio.

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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Overijssel, Netherlands

Indra Simons

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Photograph 2613530 was awarded to Overijssel, Netherlands wedding photographer Indra Simons for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Overijssel, Netherlands wedding photographer Indra Simons with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Vliegveld Twenthe.

The very top photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the world submit their top pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests 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 contests is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

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Photograph 2604186 was awarded to France wedding photographer Catherine Roujean for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Catherine Roujean with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Calvignac.

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

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Wedding photographer Isabelle Bazin 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 Isabelle Bazin for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Fleurance, 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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