Creating Images To Raise Your Profile.  

Based in North East England, Dave Charnley Photography has a track record for customer satisfaction, delivering a professional photography service to a wide range of private, public sector and NGO clients.


We are professional, approachable, and easy to work with, delivering imaginative pictures and exceptional value.

Thirty years of experience in the press, editorial, PR, advertising, commercial and industrial sectors means we can meet all your professional photography needs. 


Based in the North East, working throughout the UK.

The man behind the camera is Dave Charnley, a national and international award-winning photographer whose work is regularly commissioned by top advertising agencies and newspapers - including names such as Saatchi and Saatchi and the Financial Times - who turn to him for pictures with real impact.    


"Great person to work with. Totally trustworthy and a true professional"

Karen Fenwick | VP Corporate Branding and Communications | Venator

We always receive 'stand out' images for our promotional material with Dave Charnley Photography.

Heather Maloney | Art Director | Design Engine


  • EEF Photography Competition 2015
    Shortlisted: Professional Category
  • Best New Business Awards 2010
    WINNER: Marketing Award
  • Picture of Health Photographers Competition 2009
    Runner up
  • Best New Business Awards 2009
    Runner up: Marketing Award
  • International Garden Photographer of the Year 2008
    Runner up: Life in the Garden
  • Press Gazette Sports Photographer of the Year 2006
    Highly Commended
  • Press Gazette News Photographer of the Year 2005
    Highly Commended
  • Trinity Mirror Photographers Awards 
    Best Sports Picture 2003 - Highly Commended
    Best Nature Picture 2003 - Runner up
    Best News Picture 2005 - Runner up
    Best Regional Daily Picture 2005  - Runner up
  • Picture Editors 2003 Getty Images
    Regional Photographer of the Year
  • Newspaper Society Photographer of the year
    Highly Commended 2004
    Highly Commended 2005
  • Jim Merrington Prize 2004 & 2003: Best portfolio of pictures
    Runner up two years in a row
  • Tom Cordner North East Press 2004
    Awards Ian Weir Memorial Award: North East Picture of the Year WINNER