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2015 Q3 Photography Contest

Results from the 2015 Q3 Photography Contest Wedding Photojournalism Contest

The WPJA wishes to extend our congratulations to all our members who had award winning entries in this contest, as well as the work of the contest judges and support of our contest sponsors.

Category Galleries

Getting Ready
20 Winning Images
Ceremony
20 Winning Images
Reception
20 Winning Images
Details (Found)
20 Winning Images
Kids (being kids)
20 Winning Images
Reflections
20 Winning Images
Weather
20 Winning Images
Parents
20 Winning Images
Absence
20 Winning Images
Pleasure / Pain
20 Winning Images
Touch
20 Winning Images
Taste
20 Winning Images
Patterns / Shapes
20 Winning Images
Wildcard Portrait
19 Winning Images

Award Winning Photographers from this Contest


Contest Judges

DAVID LEESON
David Leeson has been a staff photographer for The Dallas Morning News since 1984. In 2004, he was a Pulitzer Prize Winner for his photographs depicting the violence and poignancy of the war with Iraq. In 1985, Leeson was also a Pulitzer finalist for his photo coverage of apartheid in South Africa. In 1986, he lived on the streets of Dallas with the homeless for two months. The photos, published in a 24-page special section by The Dallas Morning News, won a Robert F. Read more

JEANIE ADAMS-SMITH
Award winning photographer based in Bowling Green, Kentucky, where she is an Associate Professor of Photojournalism at Western Kentucky University. She worked at the Chicago Tribune for 10 years as the national and foreign picture editor. She has lectured at the Southwestern Photojournalism Conference and chaired a national Women in Photojournalism conference, sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association. Read more

RENEE BYER
Renee C. Byer is a Senior Photojournalist with The Sacramento Bee and the recipient of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for her project "A Mother's Journey," an intimate portrayal of a single mother's emotional and financial struggles as her son battled neuroblastoma, a rare form of childhood cancer. The story was also awarded the World Understanding Award and second place multimedia feature picture story at Pictures of the Year International 2007, the Sigma Delta Chi Award for feature photography, the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism, second prize in the Days Japan International Photojournalism Awards and an honorable mention in the UNICEF Photo of the Year Award. Read more