Your life, and the people you are love, are precious and worth remembering.
Every love story usually starts out the same - boy and girl meet, they fall in in love and get married. The beginning of the story and the end might be the same, but the journey that you take to get there is what really makes it a love story.
And just like your story is different, so is your wedding! It’s going to have a beginning and an end, but it’s the bits in the middle that make it unique.
Wedding photography packages start at $3200, and include:
- All day wedding photography;
- A couples session;
- Fully edited high resolution images (500+) via online gallery and USB;
- Fine Art prints + albums.
BUMPS TO BABIES
Each pregnancy, and each baby is different, and it's such a special time in your life. I love creating real and natural images that capture your love and connection, as well as images of your little one just as they are - there are no lacy dresses, gimmicky props, clothes or headbands with me (ever).
There are two types of sessions to preserve these precious memories.
The simply natural studio session is perfect for those who want to want to remember all the perfect little details, and that delicious newborn squish. You can relax in my warm and cosy studio, and enjoy some alone time, or have a chat with me, while I look after your little one (for many of my clients, it's the first time they can truly relax after giving birth). You'll walk away with real, honest and beautiful photographs that will melt your heart over and over and over for the rest of your life, every time you look at them.
In-home lifestyle sessions are perfect for families who want to keep it casual, and capture what life looks like in those first few weeks at home. These sessions are filled with lots of cuddles, and focus more on your family and the connections you share.
Bump to baby packages start at $1100; at $990 for studio newborn sessions and at $660 for in-home lifestyle newborn sessions. Every package includes your session + all edited high-resolution digitalimages - please email me by hitting the button below for the full pricing and information guide.
When was the last time you were all together, distration free? Family sessions are about more than just having your photo taken, these sessions are an opportunity to just focus on each other, playing and snuggling with each other; and my clients get so much enjoyment out of it.
And at the end of your session? You walk away with a collection of images that are full of love, life and energy. All those everyday little moments that tell the love story of you and your family - innocent and joyful and cheeky smiles; little ones who nuzzle into your neck; giggling faces; big fat bear hugs and tickle fights; the way the wind ruffles through their sweet curly hair; nose scrunches and belly laughs; tantrums and big fat tears.
These are the things that you love about your family, your kids, your life; the things you are going to want to remember in ten, twenty and fifty years from now.
Packages start at $660 for family sessions, and include your session + all edited high-resolution digital images.
More information about family sessions (as well as recent sessions) can be found over here.
Frequently asked questions
Ready to book in? Here's what you need to know...
What's the booking process?
Shoot me an email, and I'll send across my pricing guide to you, for the type of session you are interested in. Then all you need to do is let me know what kind of package you are interested in, as well as your preferred date!
I'll then send over a personalised quote, invoice and questionnaire for you to complete, and once that's done and I've received your deposit/payment we are locked and loaded and ready to go!
Do you offer payment plans?
Payment plans are definitely available. Your payments for family, maternity and newborn photography sessions are always split into two payments of 50% to make things more manageable financially and to help your bank balance sweat less. I am always happy to discuss payment plans for wedding photography, our arrangement will just depends on your wedding date and your chosen package.
Where is your studio located?
My studio is located in west Melbourne (about 15 minutes from the Westgate Bridge). Studio newborn sessions, and client appointments to discuss prints + albums are by appointment only.
Do we get digital photos?
Absolutely, all my packages include digital images in a high resolution for printing, and in a web resolution for easy sharing on the web. Your images will be delivered via an online gallery, which also acts as a store to purchase prints and albums.
Can I share my photos on social media?
Of course! I just ask that you don't crop, edit or add any filters to them, since I've already done all of that for you! And I'll love you forever if you either tag me, or give me photo credit!
How far in advance should we book?
For family sessions and weddings - you should book as soon as possible! My weekend slots are prime real estate, and tend to book out pretty far in advance.
All you need to do to secure a spot is pay a booking fee of $220, and the balance can be paid closer to the date.
How long until we get our images?
All of your images will be available within 3-5 weeks after your session. For weddings, especially in the busy season, this can blow out to 6-8 weeks but I'll always do my best to get them to you ASAP.
Do you travel?
Ummm - I looove to travel! Where are you based? I will keep my travel costs as minimal as possible for you.
Do we get THe RAW images, and every photo from our session?
Thankfully I don't get asked this very much, but I do not release RAW images EVER. A large part of my business and my brand is in the way I edit photos, my clients hire me because they like and connect with my style.
Releasing RAW images is too much of a risk, because it allows other people to edit photos I have taken, or even worse - I would hate for you and others to see unedited images hanging on your wall, only because they are like the rough draft of a novel - unfinished. I would take no pride in seeing them hang on your walls because they are not finished pieces of art; and it would also be confusing for people to see those images, and be referred to me only to see them edited differently than what is hanging on your walls, which would be damaging to my brand.
Your photos are always edited loosely, the only images I remove are images where someone is blinking, making an awkward face, are duplicates of the same image, or are technically flawed. You get everything else! Please be assured that I am not sitting on images that you might love.
Fine Art Prints + Albums
Digitals vs Prints
Where do you stand? We all live on our iPhones these days, so it wouldn’t surprise me if you said you just wanted digitals.
And don’t get me wrong, being able to give you a digital copy of your photographs is important to me - you should have the freedom and ability to access these precious
memories as often as you like, wherever you like. But what happened if your hard drive was destroyed? Someone stepped on your USB? What if ‘the cloud’ malfunctioned, and you lost everything? They’d all be gone. Sure, you could contact me for another copy, but what if it’s ten years down the track, and I no longer have a copy of them. What would you have left? The thought of your beautiful photographs being buried and trapped inside USB’s, external hard drives and clouds whose access passwords we probably forgot; I can’t lie - it breaks my heart!
I also believe that you should have the freedom to print your files over, and over, and over again. But even if you have good intention to print your images, it can be one of the first tasks to end up on the bottom of your priority list. And what happens when you love all the images from a session and you can’t fit them all on the wall?
It makes me so sad when my amazing clients fall into this trap – you have made an investment and we’ve captured wonderful images that capture everything about your family, only to leave them gathering dust on your hard drive, buried in with the thousands of other photos on your computers and smartphones.
These photos are an investment, in your family, and in your love; and your photos are meant to be touched, celebrated and loved for many, many years.
You also wouldn't be alone right now if you are thinking ‘Well now I’ve got these amazing, professional photos taken, they should print fine anywhere!’ Sadly, having access to such high resolution images still does not guarantee the quality of prints obtained through budget labs. They will of course be of a higher quality than iPhone photos, but they won’t be printed at the quality they deserve to be printed at.
It kind of goes without saying that the reason these labs are able to offer you such cheap prices is because the paper and ink and printers used are also extremely cheap. I’ve performed comparison prints several times, and always find that budget lab images are grainier, and often very soft/ not as sharp. The worst part is that the colours can look different to what you and I see on our computers/phones!
If you are interested in designing an album, or organising prints for your home, but have no idea where to start - what images to print, what size to print them, how to arrange them, how to hang them, if that all sounds overwhelming to you then I’m your girl!
I am partnered with one of Australia's oldest print labs, and can offer you a range of matte and fine art prints, frames and albums to suit your budget and needs. A ful price list is included in every pricing guide.