Family Photography

We are the Auckland Specialists in Newborn Photography and Family Photography | Parnell, Auckland

Celebrate the love your family shares with a professional photo shoot from Photo Hive!

We are Auckland Family Photography Specialists, it's what we do and we can help you document your family story.

The Family Experience

Our Family Photography Experience is a creative photo shoot designed for everyone in the family to enjoy. This session easily caters to a maximum of 6 people but we do have options to add on extended family portraits or large group photos.

The session usually starts with a nice relaxing cuppa to get you all settled in. From there we will start with some family photos. The shoot will cover a range of options from mum and dad photos, kids together, kids by themselves, mum with kids and so on! Everything we can fit into the two hour time slot we allocate. We like to cover everything for you to give you the most variety when it comes to choosing.

Michael and Julia were excellent. Julia was brilliant at getting my 2.5 year old to participate and smile and not get grumpy while my newborn was getting his photos taken. It was a great experience and was very relaxed and the whole sitting was not rushed. The photos turned out great and they were very helpful in making sure that we were happy with all of our photos. Great service and photos. Thanks a lot.

Kirsty Dinsdale

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The Studio or On-Location?

With two unique options to choose from you can be sure of quality family photos. Our in-studio shoot is quite popular with younger families as wondering children generally do not have a long attention span. The studio option is a fantastic choice if you want wall portraits as the plainness of the background really empathises the subjects which look even more amazing on any wall in any room in your home.

However, don't write off the outdoor shoot option right away! This is a very creative session that offers a lot of variety. Prepare to have some light walking though as we move you through the pre mapped route at your chosen location. Some of our favourite spots to photograph are the Auckland Domain, Cornwall Park (One Tree Hill) or the Auckland Botanical Gardens but if you have an even better idea by all means let us know and we can check it out ahead of your family photo shoot.

Julia made me and my family feel very comfortable in front of the camera as we are all a bit camera shy. The photos turned out great! Michael was very helpful in helping us pick a package that suited our budget and needs. Would definitely go back in future. Highly recommend

Tabitha McCartney

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The Photo Shoot

Depending on the option you go with will determine the time of your shoot. If you choose an on-location shoot we only hold these at the end of the day, when the sun is at its best! For this reason we only host one outdoor session per day which can get quite popular in the summer months. The studio shoot offers families more certainty when it comes to photo day as the weather will play no part in deciding if their shoot will go ahead or not.

After your family photo shoot you will be invited back to our studio, usually within two weeks to view all the photos. This will be the first opportunity you will have to see the photos and be able to make your selections.

Ready to Book?

Let the Auckland Specialists in Newborn and Family Photography capture this special time in your life. We have a great experience for up to 6 family members but if you want to include more people in the photo shoot we can accommodate to!

Family Photography Experience - $149.99

What's Included:

  • Complimentary pre-session consultation to help you get prepared
  • Luxury Parnell studio experience
  • Session time is approximately one to two hours
  • Up to 6 people, add on more people for an additional charge
  • 1 hour Viewing session within 2 weeks
  • BONUS: $250 gift voucher for premium prints, flush mount albums or digital collections
  • Still not sure?

    Drop us a line or give us a call, one of our friendly photographers will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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