Family Portraits

Capture Couples and families, naturally


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Throughout life we celebrate significant milestones and want to capture a tangible memory of the special people in our lives at that time. Select one of our Capture Us packages for those special times and loved ones. Out range of Capture Us Packages cater for couples and families wanting family photos in a natural setting. Our family portraits focus on connection and not stylised poses.

Images from the photoshoot are lightly edited. You will have complimentary access to a private online gallery for up to 1 year, so you can easily share these special images with family and friends. There are unlimited downloads available throughout the year.

In addition to the base packages, you can select images for personalised and professional retouching. Refer to the Upgrade Package information for more details.

For peace of mind, I have a current Working with Children Check (WWCC).

CAPTURE Roll - from $135*

  • Inspired by the old 24 camera film rolls, this package is designed for the budget conscious who want to select a limited number (up to 24) edited images from their photoshoot.
  • 1 hour photoshoot at a scenic location of your choice.
  • It revolves around a single location with all the scenic backdrops in easy walking distance from the meeting point.
  • Pay for the photoshoot when you make the booking, and later purchase your favourite images at $2.50 per image direct from your gallery.

CAPTURE US - from $195*

  • 1 hour photoshoot at a scenic location of your choice.
  • This is our most popular package especially when children are involved. The time can easily accommodate couples, small groups, and young children.
  • It revolves around a single location with all the scenic backdrops in easy walking distance from the meeting point.
  • You can generally expect around 40 edited images from the photoshoot.

CAPTURE PLUS - from $375*

  • 2 hour photoshoot at a scenic location of your choice.
  • With extra photoshoot time, this is an excellent choice to capture a series of diverse images in various styles, moods and locations.
  • This is a popular option for larger groups, or for individuals/ couples wanting to change outfits during the shoot.
  • You can generally expect around 90 edited images from the photoshoot.


UPGRADE WITH SOME extra special images?

Image retouching refers to the alteration of of the original image, which may include removing, cloning or healing parts of the image (e.g. blemishes, stray hair, fluff on clothing), applying filters (e.g. black and white conversion), or artistic enhancement to improve the overall presentation of the image.

  • With some extra love and personalised attention, a great image becomes extra special.
  • After your receive access to your "Capture Us Gallery", you may wish to have certain images retouched. Retouched images often decorate the walls of our clients' homes, make the perfect gift when printed or use the digital file in the compilation of a family photobook.
  • We offer the following retouched images packs:
  • 1 retouched Image: $45
  • Pack of 5 retouched images: $175
  • Pack of 10 retouched images: $300

Important to know

  • Dragon Papillon Photography is a registered business with public liability insurance.
  • I have a current Working With Children Check (WWCC).
  • Service Area: Dragon Papillon Photography provides family portrait services to Sydney and the Greater Sydney Region.
  • Booking Fee. An upfront booking payment of $75 (included in the total package price) is required to secure my services and is non-refundable. A booking may be rescheduled in the event of adverse weather, family illness, changes to COVID-19 social restrictions, or other reasonable circumstances. The Booking Fee is not refunded in the event of a cancellation.
  • On Location Fees are charged depending on the distance from our studio based in postcode 2060. On Location Fees cover travel time and travel costs to your location. Our On Location Fees are as follows -
  • in studio and within postcode 2060 : no charge
  • round trip < 20 km from postcode 2060 : $55
  • round trip > 20km from postcode 2060 : $55 plus $1.35/km exceeding 20 kms.
  • Incidental Expenses associated with organising and performing the photoshoot are charged at cost to the client in the final invoice and may include parking or admission fees, model fees, purchasing/ hiring of props, hiring specialist equipment and venue hire.
  • Post Production Services and File Delivery. Images from a Capture Us photoshoot are edited only and delivered in jpeg format as high resolution and social media friendly images. There are options to request Retouching Services (see Upgrade options). Files are delivered via a link to a password-protected and private gallery.
  • Image Licensing. Dragon Papillon Photographer retains copyright to all images. Images are embedded with a digital license for personal use only and may not be used, distributed or shared for publicity, marketing or commercial purposes by the client or other third parties.
  • Gallery Access. You receive full access to your gallery on full payment of the final invoice. With full gallery access you have options to download images, select favourite images to share with others, and even give access to trusted family and friends to download images. All packages include 12 month complimentary access to your Capture Us gallery.

some of my "capture us" clients


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Dragon Papillon Photography Studio is based in Waverton 2060, NSW, Australia

We offer boutique photography services in commercial product photography, visual content for websites and social media, portraits and event photography.