Alessandro Arena received the Blue Medallions award for the photo “The bride’s father” taken from the wedding reportage in July 2018.
The prestigious award given by the Wedding Photojournalism Association is reserved for professional photojournalists who have been able to combine creativity, composition, lighting, technical qualities with emotional appeal. The winners also stood out for their innovative spirit and high image quality.
The jury, made up of JEANIE ADAMS-SMITH, JOE WEISS, KEN GEIGER (Pulitzer prize-winning photographer), LISA KRANTZ, brings together the expertise of industry professionals who have worked for the editors of leading newspapers as editors or photojournalists, winning industry awards including a Pulitzer Prize.
The Blue Medal corresponds to 3 preferences out of 4 by the judges called to choose the most beautiful photos.
More photos of Alessandro Arena awarded by WPJA.