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Pristine quality
Seasoned with weddings


On since 2022

Last update: March 2024

Chris Smith Photography produces authentic images from weddings throughout Alfreton, Derbyshire, and beyond. The owner, Chris, has had the honour of capturing wedding celebrations for over a decade. These one-of-a-kind events have taken this professional all over the United Kingdom and beyond. During this time, Chris has honed a relaxed style that allows him to flawlessly convey his client's love stories.

Services Offered

When it comes to weddings, Chris doesn't just want to capture how your day looks but how it feels. To do this, this professional offers a range of packages to make sure that every crucial scene is documented. Collections can include full-day coverage, over 300 edited photos, and a personalised wooden memory stick along with prints. Whether you're tying the knot in Derbyshire or a destination location, Chris Smith Photography has you covered.

Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Pre wedding
Mini albums
High resolution photos
Photo booth

What does the wedding package include?

My full day coverage starts 2.5 hours before the ceremony through until 9pm. You get a minimum of 300 images (It's almost always more than this!) on a personalised wooden memory stick with prints

How far in advance should I contact you?

It's never too soon to start looking for your wedding photographer!

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?


Can you travel?

Yes, national and international

What is the charge for travelling?

This is a flexible charge depending on distance and accommodation requirements

What style of photos do you take?

Photo journalism

What kind of technology do you use?


Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?

Natural relaxed storytelling

What kind of equipment do you use?

Top of the range Sony cameras and lenses plus lots of backups just in case!

Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?

Yes, online galleries are hosted on my own website

What's the delivery time for a photographic report?

1 month

Do you send all the photos taken?


Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?

Team of Professionals

In case of unforeseen circumstances, do you have a replacement photographer?


Do you have the rights to publish the wedding photos?


Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?


How do you charge extra time?

Flexible depending on the specific requirements and location

What are the forms of payment?

I can take card, cash, bank transfer or cheque

How do you work?

I have a really relaxed approach, which helps me capture natural moments and beautiful photographs, whilet at the same time giving yourselves as much time as possible to enjoy your big day
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Reviews for Chris Smith Photography

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Tom D. Sent on 18/04/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic experience with Chris!

Chris was an amazing photographer both at our wedding, and for the post-engagement shoot. Communication was excellent throughout and nothing was too much trouble. We couldn't be happier with the photos from Chris and would highly recommend his services! Tom and Victoria
Annie L. Sent on 05/04/2022
5 out of 5 rating


Chris is a fantastic photographer who captured our special day perfectly. We have had so many comments from guests saying how good he was on the day and how beautiful the photos have turned out. He really captured the feel of our special day with some beautiful natural photos of ourselves and our guests. We keep going back and looking at our photos!

We could not fault Chris with his skill and professionalism. He kept us all at ease and never seemed stressed, even when we were running a bit late before the ceremony. He was also mindful of not keeping us all out in the cold for longer than necessary as this was a February wedding which involved snow, rain, wind and sun all in one day!

We could not recommend Chris enough, he's kept us informed the whole way and we can't wait to get our hard copy prints after seeing how beautifully they have turned out digitally.
Becky N. Sent on 23/04/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Just book Chris Smith!

Chris was one of the best supplier decisions we made for our wedding. A complete professional and so lovely with it! Our wedding day was incredibly rainy so Chris had to be super creative to get all the shots we had planned/discussed with him. The photos document the day perfectly and are something we will cherish forever.
Meaghan R. Sent on 12/04/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Spectacular photos of our wedding!

Chris was fabulous, he saw our vision, he knew exactly what to capture and how to get the most out of our guests, our venue and us! We absolutely loved working with him and our photos are to die for, we will cherish them forever. If he asks you to step into the rain for a minute…trust him, you won’t be disappointed.
Dan B. Sent on 12/04/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Incredible photographer

Chris is fantastic at what he does, 5 stars all round, very professional, quality is amazing couldn't recommend him more, will always mention him to others.
Morwenna J. Sent on 12/04/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding photographera of our dreams!

From the first contact with Chris it was clear that he was an absolute professional with a wealth of experience. Not only were the photos he produced stunning, but he put both myself and my husband completely at ease throughout the day, and was a pleasure to have at our wedding (although it was also amazing how unobtrusive he was!) Neither of us are fans of posing, but he managed to capture loads of romantic shots without making us feel awkward or silly. I would wholeheartedly recommend Chris as a photographer to anyone, as he truly captured the spirit of our wedding. Thanks Chris!
Craig W. Sent on 03/04/2024
5 out of 5 rating

A Fantastic Day Captured

Chris was a warm and welcoming pleasure to work with both prior and on the day of our wedding. Chris’ communication was brilliant and he has a relaxed persona about him and ensures that on the day, you are given the time to enjoy it and not be pressured into having photos galore and be dragged away constantly from the social aspect of the wedding day.
His experience with The West Mill was evident and the photos that he captured of our day was stunning and exactly the kind of photos we had in mind.
We had our dog come for a couple of hours to which we took Chris’ recommendation for chaperone/sitter and he was fully onboard with working with our dog.
Overall, it was an absolute pleasure for Chris to be with us on our day.
Anna S. Sent on 27/03/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Stunning photography

When we first met Chris he made us feel at ease and very comfortable. He gave us all the information we needed or asked for during our first meeting.
On the lead up he made sure we were happy with everything and were able to give him any inspiration photos we wanted.
He was able to get photos of the groom getting ready and still beat me to the venue where I was getting ready.
Throughout the day he was hard at work, we never noticed him in the way, and he was always prepared for any last minute requests, even leaving his dinner to make sure things were perfect.
His attention to detail was amazing the photos really told a story throughout the day, he stayed late and provided us a photo booth which was incredible and well worth it! We have memories to cherish forever.
If I were to fault anything, I know there were a couple of photo inspiration pictures I had wanted and missed out on and would have liked more photos of our first dance.
Chris is more expensive than some photographers we had looked at but beyond worth it! And the extras he provides are exemplary! - I likely would have spent more to get a cheaper photographer and the same additions.
Daniel A. Sent on 27/03/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic photographer, relaxed manner, with truly brilliant photos!

Chris was fantastic and we would highly recommend him to anyone getting married. His photographs are stunning and we were so happy with them. Going through the photos after our wedding was a real treat and we both felt extremely happy with having chosen Chris.

We both also really appreciated the way Chris operated during the day. It never felt a chore to get all specific friends / family group photos. Chris really is excellent at subtly organising people and choosing the right moment to get each of the group shots. We really felt able to enjoy the day without ever feeling like we were posing for photos for any extended period. I think it felt the same for our guests too. Chris has a really nice friendly personality and I’m sure that due to this he would fit seamlessly into any wedding.

We can’t recommend Chris highly enough. He is an excellent photographer and really helped to make our day special. He’s given us a collection of photos to treasure.
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