Being pregnant is a very special time of your life. There’s no greater miracle in this world than expecting a child. During pregnancy have a certain glow and your body has beautiful maternal curves.
For many expecting mothers, there’s no better way to record the journey into motherhood than in a professional maternity shoot. Be it just yourself or with your partner this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to capture youfirst official family portrait and the perfect start to complement a new born shoot once baby arrives. We can either shoot in our white room studio for a classic look or in our private undercover outdoor studio area for a nature look. The studio also has some outfits you may like to use and you can reveal as much as you feel comfortable – it’s up to you.
CELEBRATE NEW LIFE
“Now bubs is here it seems like a lifetime ago, I’m so glad I had these portraits done.” S.Westwood
For a mother, this is a special time in your life and these images will also be a special gift for your child one day later in life. Once your pregnancy shoot has been done we recommend that you come in for a second shoot with your new born baby within a month of its arrival. We have many parents booking a shoot each year for their little ones first 5 years as there are so many milestones to be captured.
Images Perfect for You
Adorn your home with portraits of a very special time in your life
Sydney’s Most Unique Undercover Indoor/Outdoor Studio
We hear the word “WOW” a lot when families see our studio for the first time.
Hollywood Studios has one of the largest outdoor, undercover natural light studios in the southern hemisphere.
No other studio in Australia has backdrops like we have, so you are guaranteed unique portraits for your home and an experience like no other.
When Quality Matters – Expect the very best for your family’s memories
Ray has been photographing people for over 37 years and is passionate about capturing the unique and personal connections between families, children and even people with their pets. His focus is on creating portraits that epitomize the very heart of a moment, individual personalities and the unique relationships that people share. Having won 10 National and State Photographer of the Year titles you know you are in qualified hands. Ray’s years of experience enables him to ascertain very quickly the essence of his subject’s personality and allows him to capture the real you.
For 17 years Ray was a judge for the Canon APPA Awards here in Australia and in the last 12 months was selected as an International Judge for the Portrait Masters International Awards based in Los Angeles USA. Ray’s award-winning images have been published in numerous books, magazines and calendars and he is a sort after speaker and mentor to others both here in Australia and overseas. His profile was recognised by channel nine where he was asked to photograph live on the midday show ‘The Wedding of the Year’ and many celebrities.
Unlike many other studios, at Hollywood Studios you won’t get a junior photographing your session. Your portrait session will be personally captured by Ray himself and as part of the full Hollywood service, your final portraits come inclusive with full retouching by our expert digital artists.
The Hollywood Studios Process
From wardrobe to backdrop style – plan your portrait shoot
Capturing your special moment in the studio or on location
Select and create your dream portraits on our cinema screen
Portrait proof sent to you for final check before printing
Collect your beautiful art pieces ready for display