Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best wedding photos in the Joyful Weddings Photo Contest with chances to win a Nikon D7000 and more!

A special thanks to friend and professional photographer Kristi Odom for her collaboration as a guest judge in this photo contest. Kristi Odom is a wedding and nature photographer. From destination weddings in Thailand to conservation projects in the jungles of Borneo, she is dedicated to documenting the vast beauty in the world around us. She is a regular volunteer for Photographers without Borders and her public speaking credits include the Nikon Theater, WPPI, Fearless Conference, Adventure Always, REI, and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Grand Jury Winner

"This image makes me smile.  The light hits the brides face in a way that highlights her expression perfectly.  I also love how the scene also plays a big role.  All the elements come together and leading the way is just pure joy!" - Kristi Odom

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"Love the color palette and how that adds to the mood of the image.  I am drawn into the stars, mountains, and the moment between the couple.  Beautiful shot! " - Kristi Odom

Finalist

"All the elements come together in this image.  The bridge leading the eyes to the couple, the moment between the bride and groom, the scene, the reflection, and then the bird caught in flight.  Great shot!" - Kristi Odom

Runner Up

"The light hits the subject just perfectly, it’s beautiful.  Love the posing and even the placement of the arms.  It all works together to make a really strong image." - Kristi Odom

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