2014 WPJA Q3 Photography Contest Award Winning Photo | Northern California Photographers

This year I was accepted into the Wedding Photojournalism Association (WPJA). I am so thrilled to present my name with other Northern California photographers in a professional organization composed of photojournalists and wedding photographers from around the world. They have a pretty stringent membership criteria and getting in isn’t easy, which is why I’m especially enthusiastic about being accepted as a member! To top that off, I’m so pleased to share that one of my images placed in the Q3 photography competition!

Latest Contest Results – Q3 2014
The Wedding Photojournalist Association is pleased to announce the results of the Third Quarter WPJA Photography Competition. Join us as we congratulate all the winners.

The 2014 Q3 Contest showcases the wedding photojournalism of WPJA members from the third quarter of the 2014 year in 10 categories.

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Every year WPJA hosts the largest wedding photography competitions in the world judged by panels of award-winning photojournalists. Competitions, which are held quarterly and open only to WPJA members, are part of the association’s commitment to upholding the highest standards in wedding photojournalism. Membership in WPJA requires rigorous standards in technical skill, aesthetics and best business practices.

About the WPJA


Since 2002 the WPJA has been helping couples capture the story of their wedding.

The Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA) is a professional organization composed of photojournalists and wedding photographers from around the world. What sets our members apart in the industry is their candid, documentary approach – a distinctly artistic vision toward wedding photography.

The Wedding Photojournalist Association puts the world’s best wedding photography at your fingertips. We offer a new perspective on wedding photography – quietly capturing the real moments as they happen for the bride and groom. It is our goal to use photography to tell the story of your wedding day, not dictate it for you.

8 thoughts on “2014 WPJA Q3 Photography Contest Award Winning Photo | Northern California Photographers

  1. Your work deserves all the praise it gets, I haven’t seen one wedding where you failed to capture “that” emotion, either on the bride or groom’s faces or on the guests. Well done!

  2. I’ve only started browsing your website today, but I’m completely unsurprised that you were able to meet their submission requirements and become a member, because your photos are amazing. The emotions and manner in which you preserve these memories is incredible, and as the other commenter said, you truly do deserve every possible praise that you get!

  3. Congratulations, I love that image – so full of energy and character, I bet the couple were thrilled! Also, congratulations on being accepted into the WPJA, I’m not surprised – you have a really beautiful body of work!

  4. Great job on becoming a member of the WPJA. Your art and skill as a wedding photographer makes you well deserving of the membership and the award.

  5. All of your work is stunning, so I’m not shocked that you got into the competition, but congratulations are due nonetheless. I’m very proud of you for being a member of the WPJA, I would expect nothing less of you, you’re extremely talented and deserving of the prestige.

  6. Congratulations on making it into, and then being showcased by, the WPJA! You deserve nothing less. I do hope that this means we’ll be seeing more of your work via their competitions, and that we can all celebrate a well-deserved win soon.

  7. Yay! Congrats Teresa! Your photos are gorgeous and you truly deserve all of the recognition you get. I am a huge fan of your work and always look forward to seeing all of your upcoming photos. Congrats again!

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