Chiz Dakin is an award-winning photographer who has been carrying a camera ever since her fingers got big enough to press the shutter button. She's widely travelled - key regions include UK, Antarctica, Falkland Isles, S Georgia, Madeira, Andalucia, Australia, Chile although she's nominally based on the fringes of the Peak District.
With a keen interest all things adventurous outdoors (eg walking, mountaineering, ski-touring, cycling, kayaking & diving) she specialises in photography (and more recently video) of such outdoor adventure activities. Clients include guidebook publishers and outdoor gear manufacturers. Chiz also writes books & articles.
Her images of the 1st Madeira Walking Festival won her the 2008-9 Outdoor Writers & Photographers Guild Award for Excellence in Photography.