Shane graduated from St. Bonaventure University with a bachelor's degree in journalism/mass communication. He worked as a newspaper reporter and photographer at various publications for several years before making wedding photography his full-time business. Shane has won three North Carolina Press Association awards for photography and one for investigative reporting. He is a proud winner of many awards from the Wedding Photojournalist Association, and is an award-winning member of the Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association.,
33 Awards for Documentary Wedding Photography
9 TOP Wedding Photographer Titles
The WPJA proudly recognizes Shane Snider as a TOP International Wedding Photographer. Members holding the most contest points at the end of each year are ranked as TOP Wedding Photographers or, in some cases POY - Photographer of the Year.