CHIP DIZARD is a brilliant photographer known for his cutting-edge and artistic approach to capturing images that turn into timeless memories. As the founder and lead cinematographer of Chip Dizárd Weddings, a renowned wedding photography and videography firm, he’s been booked by clients all over the world, to help them tell their stories in a uniquely compelling way.
The foundation of Chip’s work is his lifelong interest in all things related to technology and media. He holds a degree in Communication and Media Production from Coppin State University, and has taught media production, photography, and videography courses at the high school and college levels. For 8 years, he served as the General Manager of Baltimore City Public Schools Education Channel 77, an experience that helped him hone his skills in electronic media and project management.
General photography had been Chip’s focus, until a friend asked him to film his wedding. With that request, everything literally clicked for him and he instantly fell in love with wedding photography. Shooting weddings allowed him the opportunit14y to leverage all of his skills in photography, videography, and media production; and he felt inspired to pursue it professionally.
Since starting Chip Dizárd Weddings, Chip and his team of talented photographers have shot over 250 weddings and events across the United States and in beautiful locations such as the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico, and Paris. Couples enjoy working with him because of his exuberant personality, professionalism, and dedication to making their wedding or engagement session an unforgettable experience. His goal with each client is to capture the intangible essence of their love and preserve it through stunning images they’ll cherish forever.
Because of the excellent quality of his work, Chip was named a Munaluchi Bride Rising Star and Coterie Ambassador, and he’s also a Wedding Wire Couples Choice Award winner. His images have been featured in notable media outlets such as CNN, Forbes.com, Essence.com, and The Huffington Post. A high energy speaker, he’s traveled throughout the U.S and abroad, sharing his insights on photography, entrepreneurship, and social media marketing. A loving husband and father, the only thing Chip loves more than capturing memories for others, is creating memories of his own with his family. A man of faith with a heart for God, he resides in Maryland and enjoys watching movies or sharpening his golf skills on the green when he’s not behind the camera.