Award Winning Wedding Photographer

Hello, I’m Edmund Shum, a wedding photographer based in Llanelli, South Wales.

I would not be here without the love and support of my family. Pursuing my passion has been one of the best things that has happened to me in life, and I feel honoured to be able to follow my heart with photography. Photography allows me to express my creativity and truly capture a story whilst displaying emotion in a single frame. I would love to create a work of art from your wedding day.

Now in my tenth year, and with many training courses attended and even more weddings documented, together with my exceptional customer service and vision, I look forward to being part of your day.

Take time to enjoy my portfolio and reading my blog on the latest news.

Some of my work published in the South Wales Evening Post! Along with Llanelli Star, Wales Online, DailyMail Online, Baby Center and have also been featured in That’s Life and Woman magazine.

I have also had the privilege to have my work used by Sky, Channel 4 and Domino’s Pizza. And also worked alongside a fellow photographer on a BBC Series as a lighting technician.

In 2018, I was the Official Photographer for Miss Europe Continental Wales Region.

Creator of quality images and thinker of fresh ideas

OK… so that’s the formal introduction done. Here’s what I REALLY want to say! I’m easy going and fun to get along with, I’ll crack the worse jokes, that you’ll laugh at me, and not at the punchline! I’m usually discreet around ceremony and candid photos, and loud when forming group photos. I get insanely excited when I take a great photo, and will run to you like a child to show you the back of the camera! I love to dance, so if there’s a rockin’ beat on the dance floor, I will definitely be up there with my camera, I can be formal, but I would prefer a hug over a handshake!!

I’ve travelled the world on my own when I was younger, I’ve visited many different countries, and when planning holidays, I have to make sure it’s somewhere I’ve not been before, I love learning about new cultures and how others live life around the world. Being an overseas wedding photographer suits me ideally!

Ed was wonderful, patient, thoughtful and very professional. We were very pleased with Ed and his pictures were amazing.

Jackie and MalcolmWest Wales Wedding

Ed was our wedding photographer, we absolutely love the photos we recieved.
Ed was lovely, he didn't rush us and made sure we had lots of shots in different settings.
Ed always replied to emails very promptly and was always very helpful.
We would definitely recommend Ed!

Laura and Marielle

Laura and MarielleSouth Wales Wedding

We fell in love with Ed’s work after seeing some of his photos on our wedding venue’s website. We finally got married in October 2020 after having to postpone twice due to lockdown restrictions. He has been brilliant throughout and with all the postponements, and we were so pleased with our final photos from the day. I would highly recommend Ed to anyone looking for a wedding photographer ❤️

Laura and GrantPeterstone Court Wedding

Highly recommend Ed at Photography First.
Very professional.
He was friendly and made sure we felt comfortable with every pose.
He was very understanding with the children in the wedding. My youngest son hides away from the limelight but Ed was so patient with him and managed to get lovely photos of him, which my little boy is very happy to show people.
Photos are outstanding and we are so pleased with them.
It is a wonderful way to remember our day.

Karen and GarethAshburnham Hotel Wedding

2019 Winner

LTG Awards – Wedding Photographer of the Year – Carmarthenshire

2019 Finalist

Welsh Wedding Awards – Creative Photographer of the Year

2018 Finalist

National Welsh Wedding Awards

2018 Winner

LPS Digital Projected Image Photographer of the Year

2017 Winner

LPS Best Exhibition Monochrome

2017 Winner

LPS Best Digital Projected Image of the Year

2017 Finalist

National Welsh Wedding Awards

Clients

Cardigan

Rachael and James – Wedding Videography

Rachael and Jame's got married in West Wales, in a gorgeous little church in Mwnt, right by the cliff edge of Cardigan. Reception was held in a Tipi not far…
Proposal

Secret Proposal at Henrhyd Falls in Neath, South Wales

Secret Marriage Proposal Recently, I've had the absolute pleasure of photographing a secret proposal at Henrhyd Falls in Neath. I've been so excited for this, as it's the first proposal…
Llanelli

Elin and Lee’s Wedding at Sylen Lakes, Llanelli, South Wales

Huge congrats to Elin and Lee on their beautiful wedding at Sylen Lakes in Llanelli, South Wales. The morning was spent at the gorgeous Lodge on the otherside of the…
Mansion House Llansteffan Wedding

Engagement Shoot with Ffion and Steffan at Llansteffan, South Wales

Ffion and Steffan wanted to get used to the camera and experience how I work, and just generally get used to being photographed professionally. So what better way to celebrate…
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