Round 2: Weddings closes in

Petronella Lugemwa’s Challenge

Absorb Petronella's infectious enthusiasm for telling stories with wedding images and you could win a FUJIFILM X-T4 kit!

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Petronella Lugemwa

Petronella Lugemwa is a storyteller, speaker, educator and Creative Director of Petronella Photography, an award-winning destination wedding and family photography studio based out of the New York area that specializes in helping multicultural, interracial or mixed couples celebrate their love in a modern way and believes that what makes you different makes you beautiful. She was named a Rising Star in wedding photography worldwide and photographed the Nov 2018 magazine cover. Her work has been featured in The Knot, Carats and Cake, Essence, Martha Stewart Weddings and MunaLuchi Bride.

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A New Jersey-based wedding and portrait photographer, Petronella’s image making style has a strong storytelling theme. She’s keen to create images that elicit a powerful response from the people who view them, whether it’s the happy couple themselves, friends, or family.

With her favorite FUJIFILM GFX100S in hand, each wedding represents a new adventure for Petronella, one in which she endeavors to use her visual storytelling skills to bring people together, explore new cultures, and empower people to feel seen and understood. Nothing inspires her creative side more!

Watch Petronella’s video (above) and we guarantee you’ll be transfixed by her infectious enthusiasm for the subject. You’ll learn three key points that define her as a wedding photographer including how to harness storytelling with your image making, why you should strive to include key relationships in the images you make, and why asking questions is so important.

Once you’ve absorbed all her advice, put it into practice and give yourself the chance to win a FUJIFILM X-T4 and XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR. Make an image that takes Petronella’s advice on board, then upload it using the ‘Enter Now’ button below by 11:59PM (EST) on May 31, 2022. You can also download a PDF with a summary of Petronella’s advice, which is as follows:

1) Show feeling
2) Include key people
3) Ask questions

Good luck!

This month’s prize

Upload an image that matches Petronella’s style and you could win a FUJIFILM X-T4 Body with XF16-80mm Lens Kit! Offering a powerful set of features, the X-T4 is the perfect tool for wedding photography. Its 26.1-megapixel sensor delivers rich, vibrant colors, plus it offers advanced video functionality should you wish to record stills and movies on the big day. The body and versatile lens are also weather resistant so you can keep creating memorable images even if the weather doesn’t play ball.

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Petronella Lugemwa

Petronella Lugemwa is a storyteller, speaker, educator and Creative Director of Petronella Photography, an award-winning destination wedding and family photography studio based out of the New York area that specializes in helping multicultural, interracial or mixed couples celebrate their love in a modern way and believes that ...

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Want to get a copy of Petronella’s key style points to print out or read offline? Download it here

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