Hi!I'm Mark, a photographer that specializes in Weddings, Portraits, and Family Photography. I'm based in Gloucestershire, England, but I love to travel. I love being behind the camera and capturing the real-life, silly, fun and in between moments that you will cherish forever.?I'm always looking to create images that seem candid and unposed. These are definitely the best ones.?If you fancy meeting up to discuss a possible shoot, let me know and we can put a date in the diary. ?Or if you're contacting me from further afield or if you have a busy schedule then we can always have a chat over the phone or via Skype. ?
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the price of your service?
I charge a flat rate of £1,550. This way you get more time to capture the day/evening as it unfolds.
What services do you offer?
I specialise in Portraiture and weddings. However, I can adapt to most situations.
What does the wedding package include?
A Consultation (This normally happens at the venues so that we can talk through ideas). 450+ high-quality images Full day/evening coverage (Up to 10 hours).A stylish glass USB stick
How far in advance should I contact you?
My diary fills up quickly so the sooner you get in touch the better.
Do you cover more than one wedding a day?
Never! I will always focus all of my attention and effort in to your wedding day.
Are you able to travel?
I jump at any opportunity to travel and see different places. No destination is too far or too short.
What is the charge for travelling?
If in the UK, I charge 0.35p for every mile after a 30 mile radios of GL1 (Gloucester).If overseas I will organise the cheapest flights I can find and that will be payable to the client.
What style of photos do you take?
I will be the first to admit that my style may not suit everyone. However, It is a style that stands out from the rest and captures people in a natural fun-loving way rather than your traditional posed images.
What kind of technology do you use?
I use a range of editing software to achieve my desired look.
Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?
To make your images as natural and true to the day as possible.
What kind of equipment do you use?
All of my equipment is Nikon, I try to use prime lenses 90% of the time.
Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?
I will happily transfer the images via we transfer.
What''s the delivery time for photographic report?
5- 6 weeks.
Do you send all the photos taken?
No. I only select the photographs that paint your day in the best light.
Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?
I work alone. However, if you feel that you need a second shooter it can easily be arranged.
In case of unforeseen circumstances, do you have a replacement photographer?
This is extremely unlikely. But if this ever did happen, I have a number of high-quality photographers that could take my place.
Do you have the rights to publish the wedding photos?
In the contract, you will see that all photographs can be used for my website, portfolios, exhibitions etc unless told otherwise by the client.
Do you charge per hour or per event?
No. I charge a flat day rate of £1550.
If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?
My day rate is flexible to suit the needs of each client I have.
What are the forms of payment?
Bank transfer, cash or cheque.
Reviews for Ford Chivers
Recommended by 100% of couples
Capturing the best day of our life with style and beauty
Can't thank Chivers Weddings enough for shooting our wedding and capturing the best day of our life with such style and beauty. Mark was the perfect photographer; listening carefully to what we wanted, giving great direction to get the best shots and capturing all those special yet fleeting moments. He was charming and professional with our guests making them feel at ease and we've had no end of compliments on the amazing shots of the day.Sent on 13/12/2018
The day went by so quickly but we are so blessed to keep these photos forever. It's so important to get this part of the wedding right and we couldn't have imagined them being this perfect! I would thoroughly recommend Mark to anyone in search of a wedding photographer, he'll do real justice to one of the most important days of your life!
Mark was amazing throughout the whole process. Extremely professional and approachable. He was very diligent ensuring he captured every aspect of the day. Special moments between family and guests were also captured which was lovely for us to see. The pictures were natural and authentic. Some beautiful snaps for us to remember the day.Sent on 08/12/2018