Chris Parker is based in the historic Cinque Port of Hastings on the East Sussex coast of England and has been a freelance photographer for twenty years. Chris undertakes specific commissions for a wide range of clientele within the United Kingdom and throughout the world. For further information, contact Chris directly at:

49 Belmont Road, Hastings, East Sussex TN35 5NR
Telephone +44 (0)1424 444776
Mobile/cellphone +44 (0)7976 245949


University of Sunderland – BA (Hons) Fine Art
De Montfort University – PGCE Art Education


The Travel Photographer of The Year 2004:
1st prize, Travel category

Princess Cruises Escapes
Travel Photography Awards 2004
Winner / Professional Category £10,000

Travel Photographer of the Year competition 2003
Short listed in the single image category
Short listed in the Spirit of Adventure category
Short listed in the People & Places category
x2 photographs among the judges favourite

Insight Guides’ Travel Photography Competition 2003 in collaboration with The Independent on Sunday’s Time Off travel section - 2nd prize.

Runner-up Insight Guides Photography Prize 2002 in conjunction with the Sunday Telegraph.

Winner 1999 Mirror Group British Resorts Association Brochure Cover Awards

Highly Commended 1998 Mirror Group British Resorts Association Brochure Cover Awards

Commercial Clients

Chris Parker is a regular travel writer & photographer for Woman’s Weekly magazine.

Brittany Ferries, Butlins, English Heritage, Eurotunnel, Gordon’s Gin, The Observer,
Pontins, Rough Guide Book Series, Royal Mail,
Super King Cigarettes, Daily Telegraph, The Times, Tresco Estate - The Isles of Scilly

Local Government
Essex County Council, Hastings Borough Council,
1066 Country Marketing, Heart of Kent/Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, Kent County Council,
Maidstone District Council, Medway District Council, South East England Tourist Board,
Swale District Council, Worthing Borough Council

Accredited Royal Press Photographer on two overseas tours: Queen’s visit to Barbados and Princess of Wales visit to New York

Profiled on Radio 4’s “Consuming Passions” series