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Winner and finalists of the 2007 Brides WPJA photography contest

CATEGORY: SEND-OFF/DEPARTURE

Place: First

Photographer: Chris Purdum, chrispurdumimages.com

Location: Olympia, Washington

Judges’ Comments: Every element of this photograph—color, angle, composition, lighting—draws the eye to the bride and makes her the center of attention. By framing her with a sea of white umbrellas, Purdum recalls the pretty parasols of impressionist art.

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