Chanon deValois Photography
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We'll bring the cameras, you bring the party. Weddings are not stuffy boring ceremonies but full on celebrations featuring you. I will work with you & for you to create a wedding album you will love !
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
Products and Services
Bridal Prep Shots
Digital Editing / Airbrushing
Flexible Hours on the Day
Images on USB
Large Group Shots
Personal Online Gallery
Physical Shop / Studio
Pre-Wedding Venue Visit
Second Shooter Available
Shoot with Film
Stay Through Dancing
Stay Through Speeches
Thank You Cards / Photo Stationery
First Look Photographer
Reportage / Documentary
Traditional / Classic
Are you worried because you hate posing or never look good in photos and the thought of spending money on wedding photos you may not like fills you with dread? Fear not I know exactly how you feel, I too suffered with camera avoidance and worried how I would look in my wedding photos. I have created the perfect marriage of fun, information and techniques to ensure that not only you will love the results but you will have fun getting them. Your wedding album should be something that you are filled with pride to show the world not hidden in a drawer and filled with regret about. The couples we photograph are like you and me, real people who just want to look absolutely amazing on their wedding day... in every photo! With over 200 happy wedding couples I can assure you I can help you plan and prepare for the biggest day of your life. Call now to find out Availability or schedule an appointment to come to my Chelmsford studio to chat more about your wedding.
Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Fran & Josh
Married in November 2018
The best photographer!!!
The best photographer any bride ( especially one who does not like her photo being taken!) could ask for! Can not thank you enough Chanon.
Abi & Steve
Married in October 2018
Chanon is such an amazing photographer
Chanon is such an amazing photographer I would recommend her to anyone! I've loved the few snap shot pics I've seen I can't wait to see the rest xx
Alan & Emily
Married in December 2018
We could not be happier!
Both my new wife an I were very camera shy, but Chanon made us feel totally at ease, both in our pre wedding shoot and on the big day. We could not be happier with the ph...
Caroline & Sam
Married in December 2018
Chanon made us feel so comfortable and relaxed!
Chanon photographed our wedding this summer and we can't thank her enough for doing such an amazing job! As a nervous bride, she made me feel so comfortable and relaxed. ...
Lindsay & Dan
Married in October 2018
Absolutely thrilled and Chanon is wonderful!
Chanon was professional but easy going and made us feel very at ease immediately. We have some wonderful memories captured of our special day now and I can't stop looking...
Natalie & Rich
Married in January 2017
Our photos could not of been more beautiful!
Chanon photographed our wedding back in July 2016. It was utterly perfect! Our photos could not have been more beautiful. I still cry now looking back at our big day and...
Location & Contact Details
Chelmsford, Essex, England
Happy to travel anywhere, I am also a Canadian citizen and have covered weddings in Canada, France, Italy and Australia
Nearest Motorway & Junction
A12, Junction 17
Nearest Train Station
Press & Awards
Press & Awards (1)
Essex Brides on the cover of 2014, Essex Brides feature 2015, London Brides Mag
Accreditations / Associations (1)
Degree in Photography, LBIPP in Wedding Photography with BIPP & MPA
Industry Awards (1)
Preferred Supplier List
What is your most memorable wedding?
My own in April 2015 of course!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Stylish, Elegant, natural, beautiful and fun!
What about your business are you most proud of?
That 90% of my weddings come from referrals from past brides & grooms!
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Take the time to sit down with your photographer and go through your timings, they often have a lot of experience and can offer you some great insight and ideas into creating the perfect wedding day timeline.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
I really love it when couple put up wedding pictures from their parents and grandparents
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Usually it starts with an email or call then we meet and discuss what they are hoping for before booking. I am always on hand to offer suggestions give names of suppliers I can recommend and have even helped couples find the venue of their dreams before!
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
A quiet moment alone after the ceremony and after the speeches - it is when everyone is relaxed the most and usually the light is perfect so we get the best images, it is also nice to have that moment alone together!
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
One of the bride & groom jumping on a massive trampoline - with me on it as well!
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Relax and enjoy yourself so long as we have an umbrella we can still get great images and you will still have a wonderful day!
Describe how you got into photography.
I am a third generation photographer, my father and his father before me were photographers and my mother is an artist so creativity runs in my family.
Bridebook DiscountEngagement shoot
Bridebook Special OfferPlanning and preparation for your wedding photography workshop for all couples who contact us