destination wedding portrait photographer Chris Mann

Wedding portrait & commercial photography in Surrey UK & worldwide

UK wedding photography by Chris Mann

UK Weddings

Find out how I can document your special day, anywhere in the UK…


Destination wedding photography by Chris Mann

Destination Weddings

With more than 10 years experience shooting destination weddings, I have the expertise you need


family portrait photos by Chris Mann

Family Portraits

Kids grow up so fast – and so do parents! A family portrait session gives you memories of all of you together…


commercial business photography by Chris Mann

Commercial Photography

Looking for photography for your business, or corporate event? Click to learn more

My aim when photographing a wedding, portrait or commercial session is to make it a relaxed and no-fuss experience for all involved, while capturing those important moments. With more than ten years’ experience in photographing weddings and portraits in the UK, Caribbean, Europe, USA and Middle East, you can rely on me to provide the calm efficient service that you need.
I’m based just south of Guildford in Surrey, UK, but am happy to travel, whether it’s a drive to Cornwall or Scotland or a flight to Chamonix, Dubai or St Lucia.

Please get in touch via my contacts page, or call me directly on +44 (0) 1483 600412. I look forward to hearing from you!

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Guildford wedding | Ewelina & Spencer

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Leatherhead register office wedding | Lindsey & Drew

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Guildford Surrey wedding photographer Chris Mann has more than ten years experience photographing weddings for clients in Surrey, Sussex, London, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, Cheshire, and throughout the UK as well as in Europe, the Caribbean, Middle East, USA and Mexico.

Reportage Wedding Photography - a relaxed approach

He is noted for his relaxed and friendly approach to wedding photography, aiming always to put the couple and their guests at their ease. He shoots mainly in a reportage style based on unobtrusively documenting the day while being responsive to clients' wishes.

Surrey Wedding Photographer

Chris Mann regularly shoots at many of Surrey's leading wedding venues including Botley's Mansion, Hartsfield Manor, Wotton House, Northbrook Park, Loseley Park, Ghyll Manor, Ramster Hall, Gate Street Barn, Cain Manor, Ridge Farm, and Selsdon Park.

Surrey engagement photo sessions

Many couples like to have a pre-wedding photo session with their photographer, and this is something that Chris encourages. There are many locations around Guildford and in Surrey that can be used for this, including Winkworth Arboretum, Godalming riverside and Guildford Castle.

Photographing weddings in Sussex and Hamsphire

Chris has also worked at Sussex and Hampshire venues such as The Walled Garden at Cowdray, The Aviator Hotel Farnborough, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, and Knepp Castle Estate, as well as Gosfield Hall in Essex, Castle Coombe Manor House in Wiltshire, and Thornton Manor in Cheshire.

Wedding photo coverage in Somerset, London and throughout the UK

He is also a recommended wedding photographer at Brympton D'Evercy in Somerset, and has photographed weddings at many prestigious London wedding venues including the Landmark Hotel Marylebone, Institute of Directors Pall Mall, One Great George Street, RIBA, Mandarin Oriental Knightsbridge, the Orangery Holland Park, Caledonian Club, and Fulham Palace.

Destination wedding photographer in the Caribbean

Prior to returning to the UK in early 2012 to set up Chris Mann Photography, Chris worked for Tropical Imaging in the Turks & Caicos Islands in the Caribbean, and photographed many destination weddings in the islands and also in Mexico, the USA and St. Lucia. recently he has also covered weddings in Chamonix, France, Guernsey, Herm, and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

International photography awards

In 2007 his skills as a photographer were recognised by three Awards of Excellence in the 2007 WPPI International Print Competition at the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International convention in Las Vegas.

Guildford Surrey portrait photographer

As well as wedding photography, Chris Mann is a portrait photographer, offering family portraits, makeovers, group and event photography to clients in Guildford, Surrey and the South East.

Photography for Guildford businesses

He also undertakes commercial photography including business head shots, corporate events, awards ceremonies, product launches, product and architectural photography for Guildford companies.

Prints, enlargements and albums

Photos from your wedding, portrait or commercial project can be provided as prints, enlargements, canvases or digital files, and a wide range of high-quality handmade wedding albums is also available.