What are your appointment times?
Studio shoots and viewing appointments are Tuesday to Friday. Shoot times are 10am,11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.00pm. Saturdays by appointment.
What should we wear?
We recommend block colours without patterns. We will discuss styling further at time of booking.
What are the best ages to photograph babies?
There are plenty of milestones in a baby’s first year and some customers have two shoots in the first year. Newborns 0-3 weeks. Small babies from 6 weeks. Smiley babies from 4 months. Babies smiling on tummy from 6 months. Sitting up from 8 months.
How many photos will you take?
Generally we photograph a variety of images and styles, you will be spoilt for choice. We endeavour to create timeless, natural images that you will treasure for a lifetime.
Is there any obligation?
If you are not happy with portraits, there is no obligation to purchase. Our customers always love their portraits and generally purchase a package.
What are your prices of photographic shoots?
Studio photographic shoots are $95 weekdays with an extra $100 on Saturdays.
What are your portrait print prices?
We offer matted portraits, framed portraits, canvas, acrylics and albums. Our matted portraits start at $225. Custom framed wall portraits start at $625. Easy payment plans are available.
What are the digital file options?
You can purchase a high res copy of your printed order for an extra $195 for the entire set. As all portraits are custom processed, individually colour corrected and retouched, we only supply digital images as copies of your printed images. We do not supply digital images of unprinted photographs.
When do I select my portraits?
After your photo shoot we will make a further appointment to view your portraits in our cinema lounge. Times are Tuesday to Friday during business hours.
Will I look good in the photographs?
Michael’s specialty is photographing real people. With over 20 years experience, he knows how to capture you at the right angle and in the most flattering light. You will be looking your very best.
Why should I have Michael Chetham Portraits?
We are renowned for the quality of our printed portraits. We have been photographing families for over 20 years and our customers keep coming back. They tell us that no one else can capture their family in such a natural and artistic way. They also love how a Michael Chetham portrait doesn’t seem to date and how beautiful their portraits look on their walls.