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Welcome to Chilmington Studios

A cosy & comfortable, fully-equipped photographic studio set in the beautiful Kent countryside just to the south-west of Ashford. We pride ourselves in creating exciting innovative images of all types – including headshots & traditional portraits (including family groups) and beauty/make-over shoots.

About Chilmington Photogragrahic Studios

Of course, everyone’s a ‘photographer’ nowadays with the advent of cameras on mobile phones but there’s no denying that the skills of an experienced professional photographer using high-end DSLR equipment can produce far superior results than your average smart-phone ever can.

Husband & Wife team Mark & Lyndsay are the creative crew at Chilmington Studios photographic studion in Kent, UK:

Mark Matthews LMPA is an experienced photographer of some thirty years standing, having qualified as a Licentiate with the Master Photographer’s Association back in 1989.

Lyndsay Matthews BA (Hons) studied Fine Art at Newcastle University before graduating at Canterbury University in 2005.  Having produced an eclectic portfolio of art including several portrait commissions.

We use DLSR Camera Equipment
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So, whether you require a traditional headshot, an individual/family portrait – or something a little more artistic to wow your friends & family, Chilmington Studios offers the perfect solution to meet your needs.

A big plus at Chilmington Studios is that we have full Chromakey facilities – which means we can shot you against our green-screen and then ‘drop-in’ virtually any background you can imaging afterwards using sophisticated software – it’s CGI (just like in the movies!)

Photos into Breath-taking Artwork

We also offer an ‘ARTography‘ service, whereby we will make your images into breath-taking pieces of original artwork – sure to look astounding when displayed on your wall for all to appreciate.

Photographic Services available at our studio in Ashford, Kent


Stunning portraits for individuals, groups and families.


The perfect solution for actors/models to use in promoting themselves.


Specialists in beauty, make-over and boudoir photo shoots.


Engagement and pre-wedding images for bries and grooms.


Immortalise your property as a stylised digital artwork


Commercial on location photography of most descriptions

Please contact us with details of what you have in mind and we'll be pleased to put our creative skills to work for you today!
Special Christmas Gift Offer

One hour studio session with Framed Print included for just £250!