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37 Frames in the WPJA

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Dee Green
37 Frames Photography
Japan
dee@37framesphotography.com
www.37framesphotographyblog.com

Tracey Taylor Earns Acceptance into the WPJA

Tokyo, Japan – October 5, 2012 – Tracey Taylor today announced her celebrated acceptance into the Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA), an International, membership-based organization representing professional photographers skilled in the documentation of weddings and events in a candid, unobtrusive style. As a WPJA member, Tracey joins the ranks of some of the most talented wedding photojournalists in the world as judged by their technical, creative and visual aptitude.

Tracey will be held to strict membership standards regarding image quality and content, technical and creative technique, website and marketing professionalism, business ethics and communication. In turn, she gains prestigious affiliation with one of the industry’s top professional organizations. Tracey can further gain admittance into quarterly competitions, where her work will be judged by some of the world’s most respected and accomplished award-winning photojournalists.

“I’m both honored and elated to earn membership acceptance into the Wedding Photojournalist Association,” states Tracey Taylor, co-owner of 37 Frames Photography. “To have our work alongside the WPJA’s esteemed collection of professional wedding photojournalists is a monumental accomplishment.”

37 Frames offers engagement and wedding coverage to clients throughout Japan plus select destination wedding coverage on a case-by-case basis. “They caught every emotion of the day, my family loved them and their mix of documentary style and beautiful portraits made our album breath-taking when it arrived. My hands were shaking as we turned every page. It’ll be a treasured heirloom,” explained one client. “And the way they handled everything … was just so personable, kind and professional.”

To learn more about Tracey, view her portfolio, request a media kit or schedule an interview, visit www.37framesphotographyblog.com or email dee@37framesphotography.com.

About Tracey & 37 Frames

Tracey & Dee are award-winning photographers beyond the cameras.  And they simply love what they do… specializing Wedding and Contemporary Portraits in Japan & Worldwide. Telling life’s most beautiful stories. And nothing is more joyful, full of love and the moments in between than the Wedding Day Story.

Tracey & Dee are dedicated to producing stunning imagery, with their work gracing magazines and having won awards on 4 continents. They are currently ranked amongst some of the top wedding photographers worldwide being included in exclusive memberships of the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP), Fearless Photographers and Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) and now the Wedding Photojournalists Association (WPJA). They are known for fusing their imagery with natural, real emotion, color & light and a unique vision for all their couples. They adore being Wedding Photojouralists, (cameramen…they are not!) and are devoted to a Fine Art approach to wedding coverage. All their clients experience the sensation of two points of view, two angles from a dove-tailing team. As artists they photograph each wedding from start to finish with energy, inspiration and a love of life. The getting ready, the little moments in between – everything is part of the wedding story. Their style is classic & timeless meets modern emotion, with a touch of fashion flair. And most importantly the story is the story. Your story. Every wedding unique, a day to record and remember.

Tracey & Dee are forging their own brand of unforgettable photography in Japan. Going their own way. Passionately.

The challenge of running a successful business in a foreign country, is something out of the ordinary, and not lost on them at all. They embrace it everyday and all that comes with it…and love to shake things up. Educating clients on the importance of investing in professional photography is paramount. It has never been more relevant to tell stories and create legacies. And for wedding clients, especially the Japanese market, making them aware that they have a choice and can say NO to outdated, poorly shot and executed snapshot albums and set-plans is imperative. With Trace and Dee say YES to exquisite quality, an exclusive story, total client dedication and a sincere love of what they do. It is infectious.

Trace & Dee’s current clientele includes a broad mix of Japanese & International couples, families, and simply incredible people from all over the world. From Ambassadors, to ex-pats, heads of companies, an Olympian or two, they have worked with major banks, a variety of well-known charities and even Facebook. They welcome clients all over the world to Japan for their signature Pre-wedding & Post-wedding appointments, Day in the Life & I Love Tokyo experiences. They have photographed at some of Tokyo’s most prestigious venues and work regularly with some of the city’s leading Wedding Planners. They can suggest infinite possibilities for breathtaking & surprising session locations.

Awards & Accolades
2012 – Creative Asia Travel Photographer of the Year (3rd)
2012 – Creative Asia – Medalists (Commercial & Fashion, Travel, Landscape, Wedding)
2012 – WPPI Awards of Excellence 16×20 Print Competition – 6 Accolades of Excellence
2011 – WPPI First & Second Half Members Competitions – 2nd & 3rd & 18 Accolades of Excellence
2011 – Px3 (Prix de Photographie Paris) – Silver Medalist
2011 – International Photography Awards (IPA) – 4 Honorable Mentions
2010 – WPPI Second Half Member Competition – 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 5 Accolades of Excellence

Recent speaking engagements include Photographers Ignite in Las Vegas for WPPI 2011 & 2012 as well as a nationally broadcast symposium for the JPS on their work in Tohoku following 2011 earthquake. They regularly hold their own workshops in Tokyo and beyond and their images have graced the covers and featured in magazines from Tokyo to Kuwait.

Once upon a time their photography journey started in Travel & Landscape imagery and is now fused with extraordinary people in the most amazing, iconic of locations. Some 15 years in the making. From daily life stories, to life’s biggest moments they would love nothing more than to tell yours.