Portrait Photography

Baby Photography Brisbane – Carrieann and Oliver

By on Jul 6, 2017 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, Pet Photography, Portrait Photography, Pregnancy Photography, von Maedler Photography |

By Michelle Dean We had the pleasure of meeting Carrieann and Oliver’s new baby, Leon, and taking his newborn baby photos, and their first family portrait (fur-babies were included naturally!). This beautiful family was first introduced to von Maedler Photography when we took their wedding photos a few years ago along the Noosa river. It is said that it is good luck...

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Brisbane Cake Smash Photo Shoot – Kenzie

By on Apr 6, 2016 in Baby Photography, Blog, Children Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We just loved helping Kenzie to celebrate her first birthday with a “cake smash” photo shoot. Dressed in a beautiful Chantilly Tutu and some essential pearls from her Grandma, Kenzie had a great time being entertained for her photo shoot. However, the day wasn’t without its emotional “ups and downs” though! At von Maedler Photography, we...

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The unconditional love of a parent

By on Jul 19, 2015 in Day Care Centre Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Lately, we have been spending a great deal of time at several Brisbane Day Care Centres taking photos of both their children and staff. Although we love taking wedding and portrait photographs, we do have a real soft spot for working with children; especially when they are relaxed and playing naturally. Whilst sorting through some recently collected...

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First Birthday Photo

By on Jan 26, 2015 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Little Amelie had her first birthday photo taken recently, and she just did not want anything to do with her ‘cake smash’ photo shoot! Needless to say, she is a gorgeous little girl to photograph, with or without the intended cake smash. Working with children often means having a great back-up plan as ‘sometimes the best laid plans...

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Modelling portfolio – Mylen

By on Nov 26, 2014 in Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We are frequently tasked with photographing weddings and taking children portraits. However, it was great to do something a little bit different for Mylen who wanted to update her modelling portfolio with some head shots. For this shoot, Mylen had her stylish haircut created by Matrix, which we just loved! von Maedler Photography –  Let us help you...

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Family Portrait Shoot – Kingsman Family

By on Aug 23, 2014 in Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean With the recent arrival of little baby Leon, it was my pleasure to photograph the Kingsman’s family portrait shoot at Shorncliffe Pier. Leon’s older brother Charlie, who is two years old, was great at the shoot and was so happy to have a trip to the beach. Especially after all the recent cold and wet weather; it was lovely to have glimpse of...

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Family Portrait – The Levens Family

By on Jul 22, 2014 in Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean You might recall the Levens Family who recently had their family portraits taken by von Maedler Photography at Shorncliffe Pier. For their latest family shoot, I visited their family home to set up our portable photography studio. Their three children were so energetic and more than too happy to smile for me as I took their photos. What I really...

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First family portrait photo – Rana Family

By on Jul 18, 2014 in Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean It was lovely to have the opportunity to photograph the Rana family. Kavita explained to me that this is the first family portrait photo that they have been able to have taken together now that their boys are 6 and 11 years old. I know that we are all leading very busy lives and the traditional family portrait photo is one of those things that we...

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How to take the perfect photo

By on Jul 15, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Portrait Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean I am often asked by my clients about how to take the perfect photo. I would love to say that taking a great photo is all about planning to be at the right place at the right time. Unfortunately it is very hard to be everywhere at once, and to have the foresight to know what is about to occur (unless crystal balls actually do work). Most of what I...

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Levens Family Portrait Photo Shoot

By on Jun 11, 2014 in Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We loved taking the Levens family portrait photo shoot with them recently. von Maedler Photography offers family portraits in the comfort of our clients’ own home or at a preferred  location of their choice. In this instance, Michelle and Michael thought that Shorncliffe would be a great spot to have their family portrait taken; we tend to...

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First family portrait shoot – Coolum

By on May 26, 2014 in Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We had a lovely afternoon with Wendy and Tim, taking their first family portrait shoot; and for first timers they were so relaxed and natural throughout the session. We met them after completing Shawn and Liz’s photo shoot, at a beach near Mount Coolum. For their first family portrait shoot we walked along the boardwalk near the beach and then...

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Family portrait photos – Sunshine Coast

By on May 25, 2014 in Blog, Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean It was a beautiful day at Mount Coolum, on the Sunshine Coast, to take some family portrait photos with Liz, Shawn and their three boys – William, Matthew and Scott. As the boys were having so much fun at the beach, it was definitely a challenge to get them all to stay still whilst we took the family portrait photos; we did capture this great shot...

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The first year of baby life – Amelie

By on May 20, 2014 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Maternity Photography Brisbane, Newborn Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean The first year of baby life is such an amazing time for both Mum and Baby to bond. I took this gorgeous photo of Michelle, and her little girl Amelie, when we were doing a family shoot. Also present at the family portrait photography shoot were Amelie’s two older brothers and Dad, Michael, down at Shorncliffe Pier, Sandgate, one early morning....

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Family Photography Shoot – Daisy Hill Conservation Park

By on Apr 26, 2014 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We visited Daisy Hill Conservation Park for a family photography shoot today of this lovely family, which included Tamar, Jeff, Ori and Zeek from the Gold Coast. We originally met the lovely couple at a previous wedding we did in 2013 at the Boomerang Farm. Daisy Hill is a beautiful location that has an endless amount of walking tracks and untouched...

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Beautiful Family Portraits – Shorncliffe Pier

By on Mar 19, 2014 in Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean I had the pleasure of taking some beautiful family portraits of the Nicholson family this morning at Shorncliffe. Michelle and Michael are such great parents with their two boys, Finley and Isaac, and their latest addition, Amélie (named after the cult film classic “Amélie”  starring Audrey Tautou and Mathieu Kassovitz). We spent the morning running...

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Baby Photos – Arthur

By on Mar 5, 2014 in Baby Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean I spent a lovely morning with one of our previous wedding clients, Jane and Michael, to take some baby photos of their new bundle of joy, Arthur. He was a fantastic baby to photograph sleeping soundly throughout the entire shoot, and he was agreeable to most of the poses we positioned him into. Both Mum and Dad were excellent assistants for the baby...

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Family Portraits – Pregnancy Photos

By on Jan 13, 2014 in Baby Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, Portrait Photography, Pregnancy Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean At von Maedler we  enjoy taking family portraits, which includes special moments when a family is expecting a new arrival. Maternity photographs are taken usually towards in the third trimester of a pregnancy, as this is when the ‘baby bump’ is looking its most beautiful and round. The photo below was taken of a woman who, at 35 weeks...

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Brisbane Portrait Photographer – Carolyn and Chris

By on Jul 22, 2013 in Portrait Photography | 0 comments

We met with Carolyn and Chris over the weekend to take some portrait photos of them under Story Bridge, in Brisbane CBD. They both took a break from their busy work schedules to spend some quality time together during the couple’s photo shoot. We hope that they treasure these photos for many years to come. Visit us at vonm.com.au von Maedler – Home of original...

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Portrait Photography Brisbane – Funny Girl

By on Nov 26, 2011 in Children Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography | 0 comments

Check out this funny little girl that we captured at a recent wedding we attended. What a little cutie! It is always lovely watching children at weddings; seeing how they make their own fun during this important day. Well, on thing is for sure with this little girl, nobody’s going to rain on her parade. Visit us at von-m.com.au von Maedler – Home of original and...

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Brisbane Portrait Photographer – Ella

By on Jun 28, 2011 in Children Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography | 0 comments

Human gesture and expression are the essence of photography. It’s not about lights or fast lenses and fast film. It’s the ability to capture a moment in time. To capture the spirit of someone in that magic box is wonderful. It’s what I fell in love with as a kid – John Shearer. Visit us at von-m.com.au von Maedler – Home of original and...

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