The Artistic Wedding Photojournalism Contests are provided with the hope of establishing a bridge between the worlds of photo manipulation and wedding photojournalism. Details of the next photo contest run by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA are provided on this page.
The AG|WPJA proudly recognizes the Photographer of the Year (POY), that member holding the most contest points (except those awarded from categories designated for portraits and/or details) at the end of each year.
This is the third quarterly contest for 2014.
Contest Opens: Saturday, September 20th, 2014
Contest Deadline: Friday, November 7th, 2014
Entries which spontaneously capture the prepping, grooming, arranging, outfitting, and anticipation before the ceremony.
Images that capture guests and participants throughout pre-ceremony, vow-exchange, and receiving line activity.
Photographs that document festivities from the cocktail hour through the last dance and departure.
Entries that encompass tighter shots of the day's small slices AS THEY WERE FOUND.
NOTE: This category is NOT for set-up detail shots. It's important that images submitted in this category don't contain content controlled by the photographer.
Entries that unobtrusively freeze intriguing expressions ranging from joy to tears.
KIDS (BEING KIDS)
Entries of found moments depicting babies, children, and youth doing what they do best (kids being kids)!
PORTRAIT OF THE BRIDAL PARTY
A category for portraits that feature multiple members of the bridal party. Photographers are encouraged to adopt a creative approach to their submissions.
Contest judges are yet to be announced.
Contest rules can be viewed by members in their log in.