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 candid connections rather than 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.

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).

Pricing & Packages

Capture Roll

Inspired by the old 24 camera film rolls, this package is designed for the budget conscious.
1 hour photoshoot at scenic location
Includes access to download 24 images
Edited images for digital sharing


Capture Us

1 hour photoshoot at scenic location
A popular choice for couples, or families with young children
Includes all images edited for digital sharing
Upgrade options for high-resolution, print-friendly images

from $345

Capture Plus

2-hour photoshoot at a scenic location of your choice
Excellent choice for various locations
A popular option for larger groups
Upgrade options for high-resolution, print-friendly images
Additional hours over 2 hours at $145/hour




Our Capture Us packages include edited images that are suitable for digital sharing only. Please note that these images are not suitable for printed media. If you want the option to also print your images, upgrade your package at the time of booking to receive both versions - digital sharing and high resolution for all your images.

  • Capture Roll with HRI upgrade: $315
  • Capture Us Package with HRI upgrade: $420
  • Capture Plus Package with HRI upgrade: $575

AFTER THE Photoshoot


If you chose not to upgrade your package at the time of booking, you can always purchase print packs after the photoshoot. Print packs allow you to select images from your gallery and receive them as high-resolution, print-friendly files.

  • Up to 5 images: $29.95
  • Up to 10 images: $54.95
  • Up to 50 images: $149.95
  • All images in your gallery: $199.95

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: $195
  • Pack of 10 retouched images: $375

Important to know

  • Dragon Papillon Photography is a registered business with public liability insurance. We have a current Working With Children Certificate.
  • Service Area: Dragon Papillon Photography provides publicity photography services in the Illawarra region. We offer half-day photoshoots (minimum) to customers located more than 50km from our studio. We have a number of regular clients based in Sydney.
  • Booking Fee. An upfront booking payment (25% of the package price) is required to secure my services. The booking fee is refunded only in limited situations being (a) the photoshoot is cancelled by the client at least 14 days before the scheduled photoshoot; (b) in the unlikely event I am unable to attend your event and have been unable to secure another professional photographer to cover your event, or (c) there are changes to COVID-19 social restrictions which causes cancellation of the event.
  • Rescheduling Fee. A $55 non-refundable fee is charged for rescheduling confirmed and/or scheduled bookings. A rescheduling fee may at Dragon Papillon Photography's discretion be waived in limited situations (a) inclement weather on the day is affecting the photoshoot from taking place, or (b) COVID-19 social restrictions require the photoshoot to be rescheduled.
  • On Location Fees are charged on a one-way trip distance from our studio based in postcode 2530 to cover our travel time costs to your location. Our On Location Fees are as follows -
  • in studio: no charge
  • within postcode: $35
  • outside postcode up to 100km: $35 plus $1.15/km
  • <100km: $150 plus $1.15/km exceeding 100km
  • On Location Fees exclude tolls and parking fees. These are charged separately and at cost.
  • Incidental Expenses associated with organising and performing the photoshoot are charged at cost to the client in the final invoice and may include tolls, parking or admission fees, model fees, purchasing/ hiring of props, hiring specialist equipment and venue hire.
  • Post Production Services and File Delivery. Images from our Capture Us Packages are edited and delivered in jpeg format suitable for digital sharing or social media. For each package, a limited number of images are retouched. There are options to upgrade your package to receive all edited images from your photoshoot; or to request additional Retouching Services. Files are delivered via a link to a password-protected and private gallery. See our terms and conditions to find out the difference between editing and retouching. Dragon Papillon photography does not release RAW images or unedited images to a client in any circumstance.
  • Image Licensing. Dragon Papillon Photographer retains copyright to all images. Capture Us images are embedded with a digital license for private and personal use only and may be used, distributed or shared for publicity, marketing or commercial purposes by the client or other third parties as authorised by the client. Dragon Papillon Photography retains the right to use images to advertise, promote and market Dragon Papillon Photography products and services.
  • Gallery Access. Clients can view images in their gallery prior to payment of the final invoice. Taking screenshots of images in the gallery would be considered a breach of COPYRIGHT and Licensing agreements. Clients can download images from their gallery on full payment of the final invoice. All Publicity packages include 12 month complimentary unlimited access to the client's publicity gallery.

some of my "capture us" clients

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Dragon Papillon Photography Studio is based in Kanahooka, 2530 NSW, Australia

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