About

We're one of the best Canberra Newborn and Family Photography Studios Each experience is every bit as unique as your family. Your session will be personalised for you from beginning to end.

Hi, I’m Janet

 

I have a pretty great job.

I have the privilege of creating art for families.

My favourite part of the job? Seeing my client’s best moments come to life in an image and delivering the printed artwork so our clients can enjoy their photos every day up on their walls.

Moments Photography Canberra was established in 2014. Since then, I’ve poured my heart and soul into this truly rewarding career of capturing memories.

Along the way, I’ve become an Accredited Professional Photographer with the Australian Institutes of Professional Photographers and have received awards for my work.

My point of pride in my business has been to become a trusted family friend to my clients.

We have the honour of watching families grow.

Get in touch to see how we can make your pregnancy, newborn and family photo dreams come true. You truly have a life worth documenting.

we believe in

  • Capturing your journey
  • Creating pieces of art for your home
  • The unexpected, in between moments
  • Providing a full, personalised experience

Our Team

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Janet

FINE ART NEWBORN SPECIALIST 

Janet is your family and newborn baby portrait photographer who specialises in capturing fine art photography for our families.

She is a mother of two rambunctious girls who are her inspiration – the feeling is mutual though as they often claim they want to be a photographer just like Mummy!

Janet often changes her hair to different colours of the rainbow (purple being her favourite).

Janet’s goal with every photo session is to create an unforgettable experience for your whole family – one that will be treasured forever with artful portraits that are full of true, authentic moments!

Janet is our resident doughnut temptress and you can always rely on her to lure you down the path of indulgent eating. Her caffeinated drink of choice is anything lactose and sugar-free. Coke Zero always wins the day!  

Mallie smiling at camera

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 with her makeup brushes

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 looking seriously at camera

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.

Steph smiling at camera

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.

Your Personalised Experience 

We understand that family life is chaotic and nothing ever goes to plan when you have little humans running about. That’s why all of our family sessions are play-based and lead by your unique family dynamic. We’re a studio where you can design the perfect session, that suits your needs. You’ll be able to design the perfect session for you, and pick and choose the products that suit you, in the format you prefer.

So if you’re after perfectly posed family portraits, looking at the camera and saying “cheese”, we may not be the photographers for you. But if what you’re looking for is genuine connection amongst those beautiful unscripted moments – then let’s do it!

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Give your loved ones a gift that will last for a lifetime – amazing photos from one of the best Canberra Family Photographers showing them how much they are loved

Your Easy 3 Step Service

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1. Planning

Your Design Consult! We'll talk all about your needs, what to wear, how to prepare, and help you start thinking about how you are going to display these images. This is when we will get your session in the diary.

Janet photographing newborn

2. Creating

Shooting your session and capturing those photos that will last a lifetime.

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3. Purchasing

Your in-person ordering session and buying the photos you love. We're here to expertly guide you in creating the perfect package for you!

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!

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

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

Products & Pricing

When your child sees themselves reflected in a family photo, their sense of belonging in the home and in your lives is strengthened. Each time they walk by a family image, countless times a day, the message is sent.

“You, my child, are important. 
You, my child, matter. 
You have a special place in this world. 
You are a part of this thing called family; and you are loved.”

We want to send you home with tangible reminders of all your family milestones and evidence of how much your little ones are loved.

Packages start from $490*

*PRICES QUOTED  APPLY TO EACH SESSION YOU BOOK if you book multiple sessions at once. PRICES ARE PER SESSION
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Digital images

For the families who’d like the DIY option… 

Digital images are an option! Purchase them by themselves or in addition to your other products.

Each digital image is a high resolution, edited image with a release for printing. 

Digital Images are delivered via Online Gallery for download. Images that are purchased are also kept in archive, an extra backup for you in this digital world!

You can also opt to buy the entire collection of photos (50+ images). All inclusive print packages include all the digital images from your gallery

Framed print collection

Wall Art

Not only is displaying beautiful artwork of your family on the walls in your home a great way to decorate, you are showing how important your family is by displaying their smiling faces.

Canvas, Framed, Metal And Wood Wall Pieces are available

Matted prints and bamboo box

Folio Art Boxes

This is a very versatile option because you receive a box filled with ten or twenty matted art prints. You can display them on easels around your home, give as gifts to family members, pop into a frame to hang on your wall. And it comes with a hand-made, personalised, custom made box to store the pictures too.

Newborn photo albums

Storybook albums

Albums tell the story of your family and how much you love each other.

These storybook albums are gorgeous and designed with little fingers in mind. And if you’ve ever spent hours designing your own photo books, then we've got good news for you. We will do it for you!

Spring Special

Spring is a season full of colour and blooming in Canberra. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the warm weather and capture joyful, authentic photos that show your family’s love and connection

Special Price of $250

Free Hair & Makeup

Every Maternity Session includes free Hair and Makeup

What can we help you with?

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