Award winning St Ives photographer John Chard is St Ives born and bred, bringing a wealth of knowledge of the best place and time to get the very best shots.
John is Loving St Ives official photographer and all his images are available for sale. A volunteer with the RNLI, John was born near the harbour in a St.Ives house. He grew up with the harbour and beaches as his playground and began working on the boats when he was just 12-years-old.
He worked as a ” Skiff Boy ” rowing the Skiffs in the Harbour taking the fishermen out to their boats at low tide and visitors out to the pleasure boats before becoming a full time fisherman out of St.Ives in the summer and Newlyn in the Winter.
John has worked with the Lifeboat crew for more than three decades, sharing in tales of joy and sadness throughout his career. His his love of photography started as a boy taking photographs of all the boats in the harbour and Newlyn and has continued ever since.
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