A picture is more than just a snapshot; it represents all the memories associated with that still moment in time. With a click of the shutter, everything can come into focus. Many families choose to immortalize themselves in images so that they can look back years later and reminisce about how precious those times were. Melbourne and its surrounding areas feature several photographers who can focus on what makes your family unique and pinpoint those personalities in the best way possible.

Check out this list of fantastic photographers and get ready to pack up the family and smile.

Sarah Black Photography has been specialising in family photography since 2008. Black believes that sessions can capture the essence of the home. She enjoys celebrating a client’s favourite place or shooting a new adventure at the beach or nearby forest on the Mornington Peninsula. She encourages families of all dynamics to come in so she can capture them in a naturally beautiful way.

Location: Camberwell

Style: Natural

Session Price: Start at $950


Contact : Sarah Black Photography

Pitter Patter Portraits is a reliable choice of family photography company for parents in and around Melbourne looking to document their kin in photo form. The process of booking with Pitter Patter Portraits begins with a phone consultation, during which the staff in charge will discuss any client specifications, home decor, tastes and color preferences, and any other such stylistic or logistical concerns and requests. Two hours are set aside for family sessions with Pitter Patter Portraits, though usually only an hour is required to get all of the photographs necessary to capture a full gallery’s worth of photographs. A two week turnaround is a guarantee with Pitter Patter Portraits, with a variety of high resolution edited digital images supplied to clients through an online gallery and an option to purchase wall art and prints of all kinds.

Location: South Melbourne, VIC

Style: Timeless, Modern

Session Price: Enquire for pricing


Contact : Ellie and Mandy

Janine of White Salt Photography is a big believer in letting personalities come through. She believes that the magic behind family photography often happens in “unposed emotion.” She uses natural light for all of her images, and she strives to make sure her clients have an authentic and relaxed experience behind the camera for a more authentic look.

Location: Ferny Creek

Style: Natural

Pricing: $500 deposit. Packages start at $950


Contact : Janine

My Little Tribe celebrates families of all sizes. Clare Murray and Grant MacIntyre have 30 years of photography experience between them, and they focus their talents on showcasing the crazy splendour that exists among families. By photographing kids and families in such a unique and fun way, the photographers are able to capture smiles that show off your family’s personality for all to see and look back on in the future.

Location: Elsternwick

Style: Whimsical

Session Price: Weekday shoot – $150 or weekend shoot – $250


Contact : Clare and Grant

Melbourne family photographer with over 5 years experience – Tiffany is dedicated to provide the best photographic experience your deserve during your photoshoot. With a variety of locations to choose from for your session, she is all about having fun with intimacy and provide a variety of prompts to capture the emotional connection you have with your family. She will create your authentic journey into heirloom art pieces you will cherish forever in your family home.

Location: Endeavour Hills, VIC

Style: Natural, Timeless

Session Price: Enquire for pricing


Contact : Tiffany

The team at MSS Image shoots in a modern and stylish studio in Melbourne. The resident photographers shoot in the studio, and they specialize in creating images for family sessions in a fun, interactive and dynamic environment. There are also makeup artists, hair stylists and digital artists who help ensure the experience is one that you and your family will never forget.

Location: Carlton

Style: Glamour

Pricing: Contact for session price information.


Contact : MSS IMAGE

Dezine by Mauro has made a name for itself with its stunning modern photography. The award-winning team of photographers wants to capture the loving memories so that they can be appreciated. They use high-production, set design and state of the art technology for beautiful images that will be cherished well into the future.

Location: Fitzroy North

Style: Modern

Pricing: Contact for session price information.


Contact : Dezine By Mauro

Kiddy Kats Photography features the award-winning photography of Michelle, who loves creating beautiful portraits that show off children’s natural smiles and cheeky personalities. Passionate about her job, she also enjoys capturing the individual connections that exist among families. If you enjoy outdoor photography, consider taking part in the sunset sessions, where Michelle takes clients to a couple of the beautiful parks on Melbourne’s east side.

Location: Ferntree Gully

Style: Natural

Pricing: $150 or $200 depending on the type with a minimum investment of $650


Contact : Kiddy Kats Photography

Shane Monopoli started Exclusive Photography Victoria in Melbourne in 1985. The award-winning photography company can cater to the clients’ needs at the highest professional standard. This glamorous session has a luxurious feel. The studio provides the perfect setting for family photography, with stunning photos that you will treasure for years to come.

Location: Richmond, VIC

Style: Glamour

Pricing: Starts at $395


Contact : Exclusive Photography

Leah Robinson is an award-winning photographer who shines a light on her subjects with stunning natural environments. A master in utilizing natural light, Robinson shoots all of her family sessions outdoors. She prefers to use nature as the backdrop and allowing the family to be the star of the shoot. She is also willing to travel to locations that are special to her subjects, which makes the portraits that much more memorable.

Location: Melbourne

Style: Natural

Pricing: Starts at $1,000


Contact : Leah Robinson Photography





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Conclusion

Whether it is a tradition or you need an update, family photography features a unique opportunity to show off your loved one’s personalities. Scheduling a family session provides a chance to freeze time so that you can have a visual representation of how our family looked at a particular time. Children grow so fast, and pictures can serve as a reminder of a time that was gone too soon — an era that you can look back on again and again. Several family photographers in the Melbourne area have the experience necessary to produce gorgeous photos of you and your family.

 

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