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Chris Shum

Chris has had a great love for art since he was a young boy. At age of 15, he earned his first second-hand camera from his father. Since then, he was always “the photographer” among his friends and family. He finally turned this passion into his profession in 2007. Wedding is one of the events Chris loves to shoot. He believes it is one of the most beautiful and joyful event in life, and he understands how every moment, from engagement to the end of the wedding day, means to the couples and their families. Through his artistic eyes and un-obstructive approach, Chris documents these precious moments into elegant, story-telling photographic images that the couples can cherish. Chris is a destination wedding photographer based in San Francisco, California.

Photographer Chris Shum 
Location Sunnyvale in Northern California, United States
Starting Rates $4500+ (USD) 
AG|WPJA Artistic Wedding Photojournalist
Photos 15 Contest Winning Photos
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The Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of Chris Shum. The following awards have been earned by Chris from the WPJA. These achievements come with great merit considering the high level of competition that a member faces in the contests.

2016 Q1 17th Place - Emotion
17th Place - Wildcard Portrait
2015 Q4 13th Place - Transportation
17th Place - Bride Getting Ready
Q3 7th Place - Kids (being kids)
Q2 11th Place - Musicians & DJs
Q1 3rd Place - Wildcard Portrait
2012 Q2 6th Place - Silhouettes, Shadows & Good Light
7th Place - Toasting/Speeches
2010 Q3 10th Place - Engagement Portrait
Q1 7th Place - Ceremony
2009 Q4 11th Place - Bouquet/Garter (Action)
Q3 20th Place - Details (Found)
Q1 8th Place - Emotion
2007 Q1 18th Place - Reception