Greenville, SC, Wedding Photographer Recognized With Prestigious International Award

Greenville, SC, Wedding Photographer Wins International Award for Bridal Portrait Taken of Local Bride

Online PR News – 12-January-2011 – – GREENVILLE, S.C. (Jan. 12, 2011) — Mykal McEldowney, Greenville, SC-based wedding photographer and owner of Mykal M Photography LLC, has placed in the Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA) 2010 Q3 Photography Contest.

Of nearly 14,000 total entries, McEldowney placed 11th in the Lit Portrait category for a bridal portrait taken of a Greenville, SC, bride at White Whales Studios & Gallery.

The WPJA is an international, membership-based organization representing professional photographers skilled in the documentation of weddings and events in a candid, unobtrusive style. According to the WPJA, all members are held to strict membership standards regarding image quality and content, technical and creative technique, marketing professionalism, business ethics and communication.

“I’m honored to have had my work judged and recognized alongside the WPJA’s esteemed collection of professional wedding photojournalists,” said McEldowney. “I was granted membership nearly a year ago, and I plan to participate in many more competitions going forward.”

McEldowney offers engagement and wedding photography to clients throughout the Upstate plus select destination wedding photography.

“The natural zeal and interest Mykal has in your special day is selfless and unmatchable,” said Greenville, SC, bride Katie Dusel, the bride captured in the winning photograph. “My bridal portraits (something I hadn’t even considered before) and photos of the actual event are impeccable.”

To learn more about Mykal M Photography and his wedding coverage, visit his website at He is also active on Twitter (@mykalmphoto) and Facebook (Mykal M Photography).

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Mykal McEldowney is an award-winning photographer in Greenville, SC, serving companies, brides and families throughout the Southeast. A 2007 graduate of Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication with a degree in photojournalism, Mykal has worked for both breaking news and lifestyle publications in addition to freelance shooting and wedding photography.

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