What to Bring
As we'd like you to feel fresh and confident to look and feel your best, get a good night's sleep the night before and be organised with clothing choices the day prior to the shoot. Aim to leave a little earlier to arrive at the shoot unrushed and unstressed. We want you to feel as relaxed and energised as possible.
( if raining continuously we can postpone ). If lightly sprinkling we still go ahead as its usually temporary and the light if overcast is lovely and soft.
Dogs and Pets
Animals REALLY help to loosen everyone up and make it more fun. They are part of the family after all.
Please confirm if other family members are attending well in advance. All are welcome.
Family Portraits Clothing
*Dress simply and casually in similar light to mid tones with no busy patterns or logos.
What to Wear
*TIP : Organise clothing a couple of days ahead so you are not rushed on the day of the shoot. Please pass on to all involved in the shoot.
- Pale to mid tone colours (all similar tone is best) Neutrals look really great.
- Bright clothing options can be a good alternative with individual portraits
- NO patterns
- NO logos
- NO new jeans - if in the white studio (unless you are using the black backdrop)
- NO business shirts
- NO formal wear
- BARE feet are preferable
- Natural makeup to enhance your features
- Studio is heated to dress light if you wish
Please also Bring
Spare optional clothing in case we need to adjust colours or they get wet during the shoot.
Favourite kids dress ups, ballet outfits etc for younger children.
Plenty of Snacks for kids (sugary ones save for after!)
Encouraged to bring your pets, that won’t take off. This is so fun!
If on Location - even make it a picnic family outing!
Swimmers, towels, sunscreen and changes of clothes for all!
You will probably get wet at the beach, but its a hell of a lot of fun. I promise :)
For your dog bring a leash, treats, poo bag.
At first we discuss with you the sort of images you have in mind and the feel and location of the photo shoot, then a time that best suits your family.
With families we like to build a beautiful story whether in the studio, beach, park or even your home, as we know every family has it’s own individual tale to tell.
Have a look through the gallery to get a feel for the type of images you are drawn to and let us know when you contact us or book your photo shoot.
Your photo session can take from 45 minutes to 2 hours or longer if it is for a special event. It’s really up to you. Be assured we take a large range of shots to cover a plentiful array of images.
Should the session go pear shaped with littlies, we are happy to reschedule to a more suitable time.
All shots are taken with a high-end digital SLR camera. Like the sound of things so far?
Call or email us to discuss your ideas and any queries you may have and we'll reply within the day.
Alternatively surprise a loved one or friend with a gift voucher, a gift of images they will be proud to frame on their wall for years to come.
To confirm your photo shoot session we accept cash, paypal, cheque or electronic funds transfer at time of confirming your shoot appointment. Payments can be done securely through our website when booking.
After the photoshoot we will carefully select and edit the better shots for you to view on a different day (Monday to Friday until early evening). Take as long as you need in your personal viewing. Get comfortable, with a cuppa and we recommend a close family member, friend or partner to help you select your favourites as your order is finalised during this time.
Our pricing is very competitive and the time we give to each print with retouching and enhancement is of course included. There is no high pressure sales and we put plenty of time aside to help you if you wish with designing image combinations for framing and various other options such as acrylics, canvases, block mounts and magazine style photo books and customised cards to present your images.
Our photographic studio is located in Woollahra with plenty of free parking available.
Having enhanced pictures for major beauty, acting and corporate clients we know how to subtly apply our magic wand to deliver the ultimate result without looking unnatural.
Book a Family photo shoot.
Take a look in our Family gallery.