What locations do you shoot?

Our most popular locations include various parks, your home and Balmoral beach. Michael will discuss with you the various location options available.

What days and times are location shoots?

We photograph on location from Tuesday to Saturday between the times of 3pm to 5pm to capture the most flattering natural light (depending on daylight savings). Appointments are rescheduled if raining.

How do we prepare for our photo shoot and what do we wear?

We recommend block colours without patterns. We will discuss styling further when you make your booking. Location shoots include a pre-portrait consutation to discuss clothing, photographic styles, products and pricing. It is also good to meet Michael and discuss your family’s personalities.

Will we look good in the Portraits?

Generally we photograph a variety of images and styles and you will be spoilt for choice. Michael is not only extremely experienced with children, he knows how to make sure the parents look great as well. Natural retouching is also included to help freshen up the parents and remove any blemishes or acne on children.

How much are photo shoots?

Location shoots are $95 Tuesday to Friday, and $195 for Saturdays. Extended family shoots are an extra $100. Payment is payable in advance at time of booking.

What are your prices and products?

We offer matted portraits, framed portraits, canvas, acrylics and albums. Our matted portraits start at $225 and framed wall portraits start from $625. High res digital copies of your printed order are included complimentary. Easy payment plans are also available.

Is there any obligation?

We have a small minimum order of $450. There is no obligation if you are unhappy with portraits, which we are pleased to say never happens. Our customers always love their portraits.

How 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.

Why should I have Michael Chetham Portraits?

We are renowned for the quality of our 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.