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Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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California Wedding Photography Award - 2554373

Grandma, the marshmallow is on fire! - Wedding reception photography at night with an open pit fire. - Deer Park Villa, Fairfax Wedding Venue Photos
California, United States

Chris Shum

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Photograph 2554373 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Chris Shum for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Chris Shum with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Deer Park Villa.

The very top reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their photos are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these contests is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

Wedding Event/Venue Location: 
Deer Park Villa

2019 v14 Photography Competition Judges