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*Melissa Garlington Photography Earns Acceptance into a Prestigious Association

Augusta, GA – October 29, 2009 – Melissa Garlington 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, Melissa joins the ranks of some of the most talented wedding photojournalists in the world as judged by their technical, creative and visual aptitude.

Melissa Garlington 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. Melissa 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.

*Cover page photography and featured photographer in the Phoenix Magazine - 2010

*Layout design and photography in the Phoenix Magazine - 2008 and 2009