Freelance profile

Chris Balcombe (Chris Balcombe Photography)

Expert media photography for press and public relations work. Full lights and studio. Pictures have been used regularly in every UK national newspaper. Established for over 30 years.

Contact details:

Street: 2 Briarswood Rise, Dibden Purlieu
Town: Southampton
Postcode: SO45 5SW
Region/nation: South West
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: 02380 849187
Mobile: 07568 098176


See suggested rates:

PhotographerRates: Photography
Picture researcherRates: Picture editing
BroadcasterRates: Broadcasting
from the Freelance Fees Guide.


  • Media
  • Public relations
  • Celebrities
  • Local government
  • Leisure and hobbies

Major clients:

  • The Sun
  • Sunday Express
  • Daily Mail

Profile last updated: 2012-08-02 09:13:10

Extra information:

Began writing and photographing for regional papers while still at school in 1977. Soon established as a press photographer and also wildlife columnist. Since the early 1980's has had countless front page photos published in every UK national newspaper, and is on first name terms with every national picture desk. Now predominantly a features photographer for national papers and magazines.

Periodically appears on TV and radio, often discussing his hobby of collecting original sci-fi props, including three full-sized Doctor Who daleks!  Has operated and voiced daleks for BBCtv news programmes and 'Collecting' shows. Guest presenter on ITV's Saturday Banana Show.

Experienced corporate and PR photographer, who can quickly establish a good raport with the subject is, and work quickly when time is short. Portable studio for location work, and permanent studio.