Category: Portraits

Even Photographers Buy Photos

School photos, sports photos, swimming photos, day care photos, pre-school photos, Santa photos and Family Portraits. We have bought them all of our children. Why when we can take our own perfectly amazing photos? For us, the answer is simple.

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Children’s Portraits With Mum Are Extra Special

I’m a very family-oriented guy, and I always encourage my clients to have portraits of their entire family, instead of just children’s portraits. It is usually one of the first conversations I have with prospective Mum’s when talking about their

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Dressing For Success

Dressing For Success. What does it really mean? And what is a Family Portrait Photography Studio doing writing about this? Read on, all will soon be revealed. Dressing For Success is quite often associated with an effort to look good

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Father’s Day Family Portrait Special

Father’s Day. So the man in your life is special and you really want to give him a wonderful present, but you have run out of ideas or you really would prefer to skip the shops. Then never fear, we have

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Beach Portraits and a Little Chaos

A few months back I wrote this post about a dear friend of mine, and her bumpy road to family portraits. My friend MJ, who was the subject of that post, has a cousin whose best friend’s Mum read that

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Has Digital Really Killed Family Portraits?

Has Digital Really Killed Family Portraits? Yesterday Sydney Morning Herald reported that ” The iconic PixiFoto family portrait business is closing its doors after its parent company was put into administration with more than 300 people to lose their jobs.” And

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Portraits of Me and My Dad!

This post is as much an exercise of me getting over myself as it is of sharing some beautiful Portraits of Me and My Dad. During School Holidays, we took an overdue drive out to my Dad’s farm, and stayed

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There’s Many Ways To Say Dad.

There are many ways to say Dad. Father, Dad, Daddy, Pa, Papa, Baba, Bapa etc. In our house, there’s also Dadio, Oompapa and when the kids are being cheeky, they even say Israel knowing that Israel will of course correct

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Family Portraits Are Good For Your Health

Here’s 3 awesome reasons why you Family Portraits are Good For Your Health. It is important to note that this reference to family portraits refers to portraits of your whole family unit – mum, dad, children and even your pets,

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Family Portraits Make Our House OUR HOME

The first time I spoke to Heather, it was an hour-long chat about life, Star Wars, kids, Lord of the Rings, holidays, yoga, and thrown in ever-so-briefly, a bit about having family portraits done with me. It was clear that

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A Bumpy Road To Family Portraits

A really good friend of mine has had me photograph her family since before it became a family. Sounds paradoxical, right? Let me explain. MJ didn’t want to wait for Mr Right. She was utterly determined to become a mother,

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Portrait Of A Family In Their Element

Jenny and her family were lucky enough to receive the gift of family portraiture from a friend. After a conversation on the phone, we agreed that it would be a great idea to photograph Jenny and her family at their

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The Truths of Family Portraits

I am eternally grateful to Nicole and her family for letting me showcase her beautiful portraits. I am writing this story as a detailed insight into the truth of what really happens on real portrait shoots with real families.   Every

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Portraits – One Year On

You see your children or your partner everyday. Obvious statement I know.  But do you really see and recognise the extent of changes that occur in one year?  From personal experience, I know I certainly don’t. Every year whilst we

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New Baby, Updated Family Portraits

Having a new baby is the perfect catalyst to buy a JoovyZoom360UltralightJogging stroller and for updating your family portraits. Israel first photographed Wendy & Chris 6 years ago when they were just a couple. Fast forward to 2010, and Wendy

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From Bump To Baby Family Portraits

It was wonderful to see Melissa, Andrew & Zoe again, and to meet beautiful baby Charlie.  She was born just 13 days after we photographed the family when Melissa was pregnant (see their family pregnancy shoot here). Their family pregnancy

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Stunning Pregnancy Portraits

Rachael is like our family. Having photographed both her sister and brother’s weddings, we were excited when Rachael invited us to photograph her pregnancy and her new family. Here we share Rachael’s stunning pregnancy portraits. Just 3 weeks after these

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Musical Family Portraits

Family portraits tell a story of a family and their interests. What’s so special about these musical family portraits is that they show a great mix of the fun and love the family share, along with the focus and discipline

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Farewell Inspires Extended Family Portraits

A move to the UK for 4 years inspired this family to have a farewell gathering. With 13 people from 3 families coming together, Kristy thought it would be the perfect opportunity to get some extended family portraits.  And how

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Couple Portraits With City Views

This cute couple from overseas got married here in Australia but really wanted some couple portraits showcasing where their live so they could share this with their families. They enjoy spending time at magnificent Bicentennial Park at Glebe which has

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