Hey, I’m Janet

After years of photographing my own little ones in their early years, what started as a creative outlet grew into Canberra’s Leading Newborn & Family Photography Studio.

So much of my heart and time goes into making sure my kids have the best possible start in life. When your child sees themselves reflected in a family photo, their sense of belonging in the home and in your lives is strengthened.

So from the moment your family starts growing, I want to help you capture all the snippets of the journey to display in your home forever.

Personalised Experience
For The Whole Family

The difference between stunning images that capture your family at their finest, and forced smiles in awkward poses, is being able to truly connect with your photographer.

My job is to craft a joyful experience that brings out the best in your whole family. From designing your session around your unique family dynamic to keeping your kids entertained while you enjoy your makeover.

More than just a photoshoot, this is a chance to remove yourself from the normalcy, be present with your family and most of all capture all the details that make up your tiny human, frozen in time forever.

Mallie

LIMITED EDITION MINI SESSION SPECIALIST

Mallie is the person who greets you with a burst of “Good morning sunshine!” and makes your life run smoothly with her calm, clear head and endless energy.

She’s our first point of contact at Moments Photography Canberra, you’ll likely talk to her on the phone when booking in.

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Mallie is a pet lover from the US that moved to Canberra, Australia, to marry her long-distance love.

After losing her husband in 2017, she started raising awareness for organ and tissue donation.

Mallie is a pet-loving animal whisperer who has fostered easily over 90 cats and kittens.

She has five furry friends of her own – a three-legged dog and four kitties. She’s our little ray of sunshine, and we’re so lucky to have her.

Mallie loves the water – especially being on or near it – so much so that she dreams of living on a boat someday. Her caffeinated drink of choice is two large Monster energy drinks in the morning.

Kate

RESIDENT MAKE UP ARTIST

Kate is our magical fairy godmother make-up artist who can transform anyone into the best self with her dazzling transformations and expert skills.

With over 10 years of global industry experience and an educator herself in her industry, Kate is absolutely phenomenal at what she does.

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Kate loves using makeup and her skills to transform women into the best versions of themselves!

Her love of beauty extends beyond makeup as Kate is also very passionate about nutrition and health.

She also considers herself a astrophysics geek who likes cats (yes really) and is a pop culture junkie.

She loves all sorts of music and often has eclectic playlists playing in her studio space.

In fact, her beauty studio can be found within a recording studio!

She takes her coffee black but she does love her tea as well to help calm her down after the caffeine fix.

Ben

PORTRAIT MASTER

Ben Yosef is your personal portrait artist. He’s in charge of making our client’s portraits look their best!

With his magical mouse and Photoshop skills, it’s no trouble for Ben to make anyone look like the best version of themselves.

When he’s not at Moments Photography Canberra’s studio, you’ll find Ben working with Canberra businesses to create captivating imagery for use on social media and their websites.

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Check out his insta for some incredible photos! @bencalvertphoto

Then, when he’s not working on photos, you might find him watching horror movies or out to brunch.

He is our in-house restaurant aficionado and is often telling us about the latest trendy restaurant we should all check out.

His favourite food is pasta (although pancakes are also a big deal for him) and when it comes time for coffee, he always orders a small long black with a dash of cold milk.

Stephanie

WOMAN’S PORTRAIT MASTER

Steph is your family and portrait photographer and is an energetic, fun-loving person who has a knack for reading people and making them feel good about themselves.

Steph loves to create art in many forms – whether it’s capturing the joy of her families through photography or creating games and creative prompts that are sure to bring out the best in anyone she encounters.

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Steph is also a women’s portrait photographer who strives to capture authentic photos that speak to her subjects and their unique beauty.

She loves getting lost in people’s stories, laughing with them, and making connections.

Steph likes “V” sugar-free energy drinks, eating all of the doughnuts Janet buys and hearing about fancy restaurants Ben tells her about that she could go to one day when she has more time.

Russ

“Janet is an absolutely amazing photographer with real passion. We’ve had photoshoots for the kids with a number of other photographers and none of them compare to the beautiful outcome Janet is able to get. Very grateful to hear and capturing my favourite pics of my girls for a lifetime”

Lyssa

"Janet was amazing with our son during his newborn shoot. So happy with how our photos came out we have already booked for his 1st birthday 'Fruit smash'! Highly recommend"

Mel

"Janet did two sessions for me. A maternity and newborn session I was so impressed by the quality of the photos. I did email Janet a lot regarding what I wanted many times and nothing was too much trouble. She has excellent customer service skills but the photos are just beautiful and I am still amazed at how beautiful they are"

Tenille

"Janet is an absolute baby whisperer. Her experience in working with children and her expertise in the field has ensured each time we have worked with her that we not only receive the most beautiful images of our family but it has been a super fun, efficient and easy process. Janet is fantastic is working with you to learn and adapt to your visual tastes and end presentation needs. Particularly love her immense prep work, communication and use of digital forms to make everything so easy."

Azelia

"Thanks Janet for the lovely images you captured of our family - it is a joy to have them on our wall!"

Casper

"Janet is a great photographer taking very high quality photos. She also communicated clearly what the process was going to be from setting up the meeting through to the delivery of your chosen product. I highly recommend her services!"

Kate

"Not only are Janet's images breathtakingly beautiful, she has a way of making you feel relaxed and calm- not easy for new or pregnant mummas! Highly recommend"

Ashleigh

"Fantastic! Caring and a beautiful package from the first family shoot, to maternity, newborn session in hospital and family shoot. Can't wait for the next installation when bub is bigger"