WPJA Q4 Contest Winner and Top 20 Photographer of the Year

I’m happy to announce that two of my images have placed in the latest Wedding Photojournalist Association 4th Quarter photo contest!

I’ve also been listed 20th out of the Top 100 Photographers of The Year for the WPJA . This is quite an achievement considering the level of talented photographers who belong to this international organization. It’s very inspiring and motivating!

Below are my winning images and the judges comments. Click here if you’re interested in seeing all of the winning images from the WPJA Q4 contest.

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Wedding: Carrie & James Location: David Hill Winery

Second Place | Category: Details

Judges Comments: The light, texture and framing all work well in this picture. It’s beautiful.

This was a beautiful picture. I loved the detail of the embroidery alongside the veil and flowers. A fresh view of the commonplace.


Wedding: Tiffani & Jake Location: Abigail’s Garden

Fifth Place | Category: Kids (Being Kids)

Judges Comments: This picture is very clean. The different layers work well together and the composition is very accurate.

5 Responses to “WPJA Q4 Contest Winner and Top 20 Photographer of the Year”

  1. Ed says:

    Congratulations Lauren! These are two beautiful images. Can’t wait to shoot with you in October!

  2. Julie (Barker) Kather says:

    Congrats! Your pictures are timeless and deserve all praise and awards! I am so very grateful you and Lincoln shot my wedding!

  3. Erin says:

    Congrats, Lauren!! 🙂 I’m so happy for you!

  4. susan says:

    Oh my goodness Lauren! That is flippin awesome!!! I am so proud of you!!

  5. Lynn says:

    Fantastic! It is wonderful to get this recognition of your work. You are on a roll!

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