David (Dave) Chidley is a freelance photographer based near Wardsville, Ontario, Canada covering the surrounding region.
He has over twenty-five years of experience covering a diverse range of work. Journalism, sports, corporate, news, portraiture, travel, advertising, weddings, social issues, fine-art, aerial, and visual presentations are some of the areas of his specialty and expertise.
Dave Chidley is an award-winning photographer receiving numerous local, Canadian and International awards. Significant awards include:
-Western Canadian News Photographer of the Year, twice.
-Eastern Canadian News Photographer of the Year, twice.
-Canada’s National Newspaper Award recognized in 1990, 1993, 1997 and 2007. Winning in ‘97 and ‘07.
-Canadian Press Sports Photo of the Year, 2001
-The News Photographers Association of Canada, Spot News Photo of the Year, 2007
His work has appeared in a diverse array of publications.
Clients and employers include:
The London Free Press
(staff photographer for 6 years)
The Calgary Sun
(staff photographer for 18 years)
The Toronto Sun
(where his professional career began)
The Canadian Press news agency (under contract)
Paintball Sports International Magazine
Time for Kids Magazine
The National Enquirer
Women’s World Magazine
Canadian Musician Magazine
Mechanical Business Magazine
The National Post
The Toronto Star
The Globe and Mail
Agence France Press AFP
European Press Agency EPA
Media Management Inc.
The Covent Garden Market
Main Street London
Fanshawe College Marketing Department
The University of Western Ontario
Dave has the experience, the reliablitiy and the credibility to represent you or your corporation.
From portraits to portfolios, family memories, weddings, and mega events, Dave can create the lasting images that you require.
Born and raised in Toronto, Dave attended Ryerson University where he received formal training in photography. After Ryerson he immediately started his professional photography career and has never looked back, always learning and exploring the latest technologies and ideas.
Please feel free to contact Dave and discuss any photography requirements.