The winners of the BRIDES/WPJA 2009 Photography Contest.


Photographer: Channing Johnson,

Location: Mashpee, MA

After a year of planning, when all that’s left to do is wait, this mother of the bride gleefully sprays the assembly line of bridesmaids as they file past.

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