Mark has been a photographer since leaving college at 18. He worked for an established studio in Cambridge where he trained in portrait and wedding photography. After gaining his qualifications in 1998 he has since won numerous accolades for his outstanding and original images.

Mark founded Ashworth Photography in June 2005. His growing reputation and enviable client satisfaction now puts him in high demand for weddings, portraits and commercial photography.
Mark Ashworth Photographer in Cambridge

AWARDS HISTORY

CLICK GROUP Portrait Photographer of the Year 2013
Mark is delighted to have won this very prestigious award for the second year running!

CLICK GROUP Portrait Photographer of the Year 2012
With over 100 members across the UK, the Click Group is dedicated to providing professional studios with more clients.

VELVET MAGAZINE - First for photography 2012 (4th year running)
A modern and stylish Cambridge magazine awards local businesses every year.

MARIO ACERBONI - 3 from 1 Wedding winner 2009
Winner of the East Anglia region for this very prestigious award.

MPA (London) Portrait and Travel Photographer of the Year 2009

The competition was judged by the MPA's chairman of judges Kevin Wilson - read more on the blog.

MPA (Central) Wedding/Portrait and overall Photographer of the Year 2008
The Master Photographers Association is an international organisation that recognises quality professional photographers by awarding qualifications and prizes for outstanding work in all areas of photography.

BIPP (Central) – Wedding/Portrait and overall Photographer of the Year 2007
The British Institute of Professional Photography is the oldest trade organisation of its type, and its qualifications are the most recognised and respected.

KODAK WEDDING AND PORTRAIT AWARDS 2006
6 images as finalists  
These were picked form thousands of entries and a final 10 images were chosen in each category.  I had 3 finalists in the children’s category (under 12 years).  1 finalist in the Family section. 2 finalists in the Wedding.

PTO (Photo Training Overseas) Cyprus Wedding/Portrait winner and the OVERALL winner 2005
This convention is a very common event on the pro photographers calendar.   Every year a training event is held at a fabulous European location for a week.  Over 250 photographers from across the country gather for seminars and tuition.

FUJIFILM Professional – Distinction Award 2004
One of ONLY 4 images to be selected from over 5000 entries from professional photographers across the UK.  A particularly high accolade (envied by many photographers).
Mark Ashworth wins Photographer of the Year with the Click Group with Damian McGillicuddy
Mark Ashworth wins Photographer of the Year with the Click Group
Mark Ashworth wins Velvet Magazine photography award 2012
Mark Ashworth wins awards presented by Kevin Wilson
Mark Ashworth wins MPA Mario Acerboni award
Mark Ashworth presented award by Charlie Kaufman, CEO of Click Group

KIND WORDS

"WOW!!! Its not often im stuck for words (honestly..cant normally shut me up!) But was totally blown away by the album...the dvd....the calender...all of it!!! Cant believe our wedding album has its own case..how cool is that!!! Your work is truly magnificent and you are worth every single penny....i honestly cant put into words how happy we are with the end result... it was great to have you as part of our day too....what more can I say, brilliant brilliant brilliant. You're a star." Cathy

"I just wanted to write to thank you so much for the very special part you played in Cath and Dan's wedding. So many people have commented on how brilliant you were and having seen the preview, which makes me cry every time I watch it, I can't wait to see the final result." Sue

"I thought you were superb and captured everything wonderfully. It was a special day and everyone in the family commented on how good you were." Kathy

"Thank you Thank you Thank you. I am not sure what else to say...the photos look stunning." Jo and Jason

"Thank you so much for the photos of our little Lucy. We are delighted with them. We look forward to bringing more little ones for their photo shoots! Diane and Nick

"Thank you so much for everything you did on the wedding day. We are so happy with the photos" Jemma and Paul

"Thank you so much for the fabulous photos you took of our wedding day. They are just amazing. Thank you also for the fantastic album" Katie and Austin

"We are absolutely delighted with our album. The layout, colours and design are tremendous. It is such a precious reminder of our special day" Lucinda and Rory

"Thank you so much for taking such beautiful photos of us on our wedding day. You have been complimented also by many of our guests for being efficient and unobtrusive, some of whom are hard to impress!" Joanna and Guy

"Thanks for making Gemma feel relaxed and confident. The photographs are absolutely fabulous and your eye for detail and quirky moments can only be described as inspirational" Sally