Baby Ayva’s story

We had a very emotional viewing session yesterday, which also brought tears to my eyes. What followed is one of the most amazing testimonials we have ever been sent: “Some journeys start with a step, others start with a single breath. On the seventh of September 2011 our eighth baby was born, she was the only one who ever cried, all the others were born sleeping. Ayva was born too soon; she was supposed to be arrive at Christmas, delivered by the Cedar Senai hospital in Los Angeles. Instead, her birthday was witnessed in Chesterfield, and the first few weeks were spent in neonatal in Leeds and Chesterfield. Ayva still hasn’t been home to her new house in Beverly Hills. She has never slept in her nursery, and she has never met her Godparents. The two car journeys and ten-hour flight have been delayed until June. The reason I share this is because eight months along Ayva can breathe on her own, her heart can beat independently of any machine and most of all she is a baby who can smile and Chris was the person to capture that moment. So therefore, as I summarise our journey know this. Some […]

Our New Home

We are settling into our new home, a Photography Studio in Dunston, Chesterfield after closing down our operations in the Kiddicare Superstore in Peterborough. We’ll miss our Cambridgeshire clients dearly but the time is right to bring our business a little closer to home. We do hope some of them will come and visit us in the not too distant future! Our new Photography Studio is conveniently located for both Sheffield and Chesterfield and that’s one of the many reasons why we chose it. To get to our Chesterfield Photography Studio from Sheffield you simply head down the A61 for about 10 minutes. Once you reach the first big roundabout in Chesterfield you turn right, following the sign for Dunston. Our Studio is in Dunston Hole Farm, which a right turn just after the Dunston Hall Garden Centre and down a pretty country lane. Located in a delightfully restored 17th Century Stone Farm Building with an equestrian centre as our neighbour, our studio is ideal for families to have a fun and relaxed portrait session in a peaceful setting, without the hassle of inner-city parking. Chesterfield has some of the most beautiful countryside surrounding it, which is another great reason for choosing to […]

A Christmas Cracker of a Gift!

Christmas is just around the corner which means once again its time to rack your brains and decide what to get for the special people in your life. Why not choose a Christmas Cracker of a present and get a Gift Voucher for a fabulous Photo Shoot with Chrysalis Photography in Chesterfield. Available in £20 increments, all our Gift Vouchers include a Free Session at our Dunston Studio meaning the full Gift Voucher amount can put towards purchasing a Photographic Gift that will last a Lifetime. Gift Vouchers can be used against any Portrait Session and the Stars of the Show are completely up to you. Whether it be Baby Bump or Newborn, Toddlers or Children, Families or Couples, we have the experience to catch the natural smiles that create beautiful pictures. Simply contact us on 01909 774963 to arrange your Gift Vouchers which arrive in a lovely Presentation Card via 1st class post. Thanks and we wish you a very Merry Christmas from all at Chrysalis Photography!