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Melita Whittle is a family photographer based on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland Australia specialising in documentary photography. Servicing the Gympie Region, Wide Bay, and the Sunshine Coast.

Your Life. Real. Honest. Unscripted.

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"NOTHING IS BETTER THAN REAL LIFE" 

KIRSTEN LEWIS-BETHMANN

Your days of awkward poses and forced smiles in random parks and fields is over!

Break with tradition and experience what makes documentary family photography so memorable and unique.

THE MAKING OF YOUR STORY

DECIDE WHAT TYPE SESSION WOULD BEST SUIT YOUR NEEDS

You can contact me with your story idea (or event) and proposed date. A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your date, along with a Client Agreement which outlines the particulars we've discussed and what you can expect from me as your photographer. I understand that life happens and should you need to reschedule the deposit can be applied to an agreed alternate date [within a 6 month period].

PLANNING 

You'll receive a questionnaire to complete that enables me to better understand your family dynamics and it's characters. Don't panic - it's meant to be fun! The questionnaire is an opportunity to give considered thought to what you are wanting to have documented and will guide the choices I make during our time together. 

 

SESSION DAY

I like to arrive a little earlier at your home (or agreed location) to have a cuppa so we can relax and get to know each other better. It's also an opportunity for everyone to get use to me and my camera in their space. 

My approach to family photography is 'documentary' in nature. What this means is that I won't be asking you to do, be or act in a particular way. You won't be asked to pose, smile or repeat a behaviour or moment for the sack of a photo. It is your life. Just as it is; just as you are. That's the magic of documentary photography.

CURATING YOUR STORY

After the session I begin working on curating & editing your images into a tangible piece of your family history. Galleries are delivered within 8 weeks of the session. Family Photo Journals take a little longer and you will be given the opportunity to review the proof before it goes to print. There is nothing more satisfying than holding that beautifully crafted photo journal in your hands which encapsulates your life and investment.

 

THIS IS DEFINITELY FOR US - WHEN CAN WE START?