The 2008 winner and finalists of the Brides WPJA photography contest.

CATEGORY: BRIDE & GROOM

Place: First

Photographer: Kym Skiles, f8studio.com

Location: Texas

Judges' Comments: Skiles snapped this quirky shot of the bride and groom as they posed in the photo booth they'd rented for their reception at the Dallas Arboretum. The camera's flash casts a showbiz spotlight; its reflection on the booth's metal frame lends a paparazzi feel. Just outside the booth, a meaty hand suggests the presence of a bodyguard—in reality, it's just another well-wisher at this couple's hip gathering.

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