WELCOME TO HELENA SANTI PHOTOGRAPHY!
You’ve been looking for the best family photographer in Sydney to capture your real life moments, and you’ve landed here. We are glad you did.
We hope you’re choosy, because we are the one you should choose. Our exceptional quality of products and customer service guarantee 100% satisfaction of our clients.
We capture your most important moments & with our creativity transform them into heirloom art.
HOW OFTEN YOU DO YOUR FAMILY PORTRAITS? EVERY YEAR? EVERY 10 YEARS? EVERY DAY?
EVERY YEAR? EVERY 10 YEARS? EVERY DAY?Do you have all this terabits of images that you never watch again?? Usually you have just a few that becomes your favourite? If answer is yes, than you are in a right place. We specialise on taking those favourite pictures, those ones that you will cherish for years, those that you will put on a wall under your fireplace, those that will be printed in a gorgeous leather album and pass trough generation as a family treasure.
Our style. Our Sessions. Our clients
Our style is the perfect combination of lifestyle candid moments, and classy look-at-the-camera shots.
Our sessions relaxed, but also pretty fast moving. We'll play games, sing songs, and use a few tricks learned over the years to bring out the most candid smiles and expressions.
Our clients call us friend. And we proudly carrying this status through lifetime. Who said that we should choose only one type of photography to specials on? If photography is your life you will shoot all the episodes of lifetime. We will be there when he will pops the question, then we shoot your wedding day, maternity, newborn, firs birthday and you will have not only devoted photographer for life, you will have a friend who will share and capture all the special moment. Because every moment matters. We not just say it, we mean it and trying to live accordingly.
BEAUTY IN THE CHAOS
Kids do things on their own terms and in their own time. We can't control every single detail of our session, and we don't want to! We want you to have fun, this way you will look on your images even more beautiful than you can imagine. Just go with the flow, let your kids to be kids! Honestly, we don't need them to be well behaved and sit still. It’s all about finding beauty in the chaos.
We work for results and want to make sure you love your portraits. You don’t need to purchase anything before you see your images at the ordering session. You will see your pictures first, fall in love with them and then will buy all the products you like. You may choose from beautiful mounted prints, framed wall art, canvas wall art, folio boxes, albums, and digital images.
Digital Packages $750
Our digital packages includes both High Resolution images ready for print + matching social media files. You always have the opportunity to print your images from any available for public printing company.
Wall art packages starts from $450
We not just do a wall design, we make your home more homey. Our Special program allows to see how your images will look at your home. It's absolutely amazing feature, helps to make a decizion about composition, sizes and even color of the pictures.
Album / folio boxes starts from $850
Our bespoke finest handcrafted albums are truly an heirloom family keepsakes that will be treasured and passed down from generation to generation. We work closely with Australia's number 1 photography lab to provide the best quality for our clients.
You’ll fall in love with life every time you pass your beautiful framed prints on your wall and your little ones will have the very best baby books to grow up with - ones that proudly tell the story of their own family in fine art. Holding a solid, luxurious album in your hands or seeing a beautiful framed canvas on your dining room wall every morning are just completely different than “having” a disc of digital files that you may or may not ever look at.
Most families invest between $1000 and $3000 on a collection of their favourite artwork to display and enjoy in their home.
How does it works?
First we will chat
Good planning is the best way to create a successful portrait session. We can meet for coffee, set up a skype date, phone call or just email chat to coordinate details for the timing and the location of your photo shoot. It's a great time to discuss your goals and how you plan to display and share your portraits. We are also very happy to go over any wardrobe options with you and other details or questions.Simply just drop us a line, and we will set up a time for phone call or skype date to exchange the ideas. Next, we will send you a contract, you will send us $150 session fee to sequre the date and we are all set!
Let's adventure began
Relax, we're going to have fun! Our sessions are casual and we will go along at your speed. During your shoot we'll combine gently posed shots along with spontaneous, unguarded moments as they unfold - no forced smiles here. Our session will last approximately two hours. This will give us plenty of time to capture a full range of images. Honestly, we don't need your kids to be well behaved during the session, we need them to have fun so as you.
Take home frame-worthy images
The big premiere! Approximately 4-6 weeks after the session, you will have your viewing and ordering session that will take place at our humble home studio located in Willoughby. It is always the most exiting part. You will see your images for the first time, fall in love with them and then decide how you would like to enjoy them. You may choose from beautiful mounted prints, framed wall art, canvas wall art, folio boxes, albums or just a digital images.
We are trying to move on from digital noise and turn back to the simple, classic way we have enjoyed photographs since they were invented: printed, framed, matted, and bound into books.
Why you want us to be your photographers??
We know how to make your little ones smile
We know how to make you cry (in a good way)
We know how to relax you in front of the camera
We know best photography locations in Sydney
We know where the best sunset
We know how to catch those spesial moments
We know you going to love the result as other never had happens
We know how to make your house a home by creating wall art for you
What you will get if you decide to go with us?
Unique and creative approach
Exceptional customer service
You will get a new friend and devoted photographer for life
Anything but ordinaty
Custom retouching for every image in your order
How long do sessions last?
Our session last about 1,5 - 2 hours. Planty of time to capture your smiles and have
What is the turn around time?
Turn around time is 4-6 weeks.
Depending on style of photoshoot that you prefer we usually give you couple of options for park, beach or city session. We scope locations all the time,we brlieve this is a part of being goog photographer. We know where best sunset / sunrice in Sydney, we know hidden little alleys of city of Sydney, as well as nice fields of best Sydney parks. Don't worry we've got you
What to wear?
We recommend choosing casual comfortable closing with some accesories elements. 3 colors is a sweet spot to save color harmony on our imajes. So shoose your 3 colors and dress within that palette. You also can rely on our family photo shoot outfit guide that you will resive prior your session
What should we bring with us?
Nothing exept your smiles. During the session we move from spot to spot quite a lot. So usually we ask our clients to live everything in a car. Litraly everything including handbacks, pram, make up and ect. For sessions with kids, please bring snacks. This is only what we need as a great motivation.
Can we reschedule if bed weather, illness or ?
Of cource we rescedule unless you would like to run barefood on a pudles. Wich is can be super fun photoshoot!!!
YES, YOU’RE PHOTOGENIC!?
And this is nor a quastions! Every single person / family has their own vibe. We know how to capture it. Just relax and enjoy, you are beautiful,you will remember it every time looking at photos after our session
What time should we shoot?
The lighting is best within 2 hours of sunrise and sunset.
Sounds great! I’m ready to book! What’s next?
Send us an email, we will send you a contract, you will send us $150 session fee to sequre the date and we are all set!