Portrait Photography Brisbane


Elegant, Timeless Photography you'll be proud to display.

Creating unforgettable experiences & inspiring images!

Reconnect with your loved ones, boost your self confidence or inspire your family with an unforgettable experience, and beautiful images, you'll be proud to display. Images that empower and inspire.

Whether it is for yourself, your family or your child, you want your portrait to be something you will rush to hang on your walls or to show off to friends & family. You want to look and feel amazing and you want photos that will lift and excite you.

Whether you are wanting glamour portraits, business headshots, intimate boudoir, family or couples photos or portraits of your children, your goal is always to look your best and have the best possible photos. That is also our goal and we guarantee that 100%!

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Do you hate being photographed & feel uncomfortable in front of the camera? We are experts at relaxing you and getting the shots you love!

We will take you by the hand and gently guide you every step of the way - AT YOUR PACE!



You deserve photos that lift you, and make you or your family feel amazing!


We hear you! There's a lot of choice out there, so WHY CHOOSE US?


  • You hate being photographed & feel uncomfortable in front of the camera!
  • Your'e always the one taking the photos, never in them, & you like it that way!
  • You've always dreamed of having beautiful photos but never had the courage. The thought fills you with anxiety!
  • You would love some photos of your kids but they flat out refuse to have the same old smiley family photos that everyone else does! 
  • You really would love some beautiful photos but you don't think you are pretty enough, slim enough or have no idea what to wear! It's all too much but you really would love those photos!
  • You have no idea where to start!
We have a solution to every one of your concerns!

I don't think there is a problem or hesitation that we have not come across before in our 14+ years of photographing women, men & children. We know your insecurities and why you are hesitant. We understand it, so, our goal is to help you to overcome it, to conquer, and to capture the essence and personality of each and every one of the wonderful people who put their faith in us.

We are skilled at posing all body sizes, ages and shapes for the most flattering results, and Dean's expert retouching can improve problem areas in photoshop for a more uplifting & empowering finish to your image.

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  • We have only the best hair & makeup artists available in house.
  • Fully guided posing and styling tailored to you and your body type.
  • Sessions taken at your pace with attention to detail.
  • We have a range of Children's sessions with a difference to suit their individual personality & interests designed to allow your Children to be "themselves"!
  • We have a range of beautiful products to display your photos and offer interest free payment terms.
  • Costumes and accessories are available for many of our styles of photography.
  • Weekend sessions are available at no extra charge.
  • We are perfectionists with our sessions. We take our time and work on an image until we are happy. For this reason we only photograph children over the age of 5 years.

CALL US ON 0402 230 669


Our Process

As easy as 1, 2, 3!

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1. Phone Consultation


This will give us a chance to get to know you better, answer any questions you might have, and plan out your dream session.

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2. Photography Experience


It's now time for hair & makeup if you have chosen that service, followed by your photography experience where you will be guided every step. 

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3. Reveal & Ordering


We show your photos right after your photography experience. You’ll get to look through your photos and order the ones you love! 


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Soft, glowing lighting style, flattering and gentle on the skin. Used for a lot of our boudoir & portrait sessions, especially our mature ladies, but great for kids and couples.

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Very sharp and with more ability to sculpt the subject. Dramatic and crisp finish. Great for headshots, some boudoir, fitness, model folios and portraits. 

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Add shadow and depth to the subject. Great for men. Option to include coloured gels & smoky haze for more drama. Perfect for performers & kids sport sessions.


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You are fully protected by our 100% Satisfaction-Guarantee

If you do not love your images and choose not to purchase, we will refund your voucher purchase and any other payments made without question. (Not applicable for hair and makeup payment.)



What people have to say!

The hardest part was choosing the photos!

We are returning customers, having had our daughter photographed some years ago. Now that she is sprouting into a beautiful young lady, we didn't hesitate to book again!

Karen is a delight to deal with, always accommodating and organised. Dean's talent speaks for itself! With lots of Collaborative ideas and with their fine attention to detail, the end result is incredible!

The hardest part was having to choose which photos to pick as they all looked fantastic! My daughter thoroughly enjoyed the whole process!

Melissa Becker

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My expectations were exceeded!

I am still living my experience as my pictures start to surface after the incredible day we had taking them.

I'm quite overwhelmed at how my expectations were exceeded .... at how relaxed I was through the whole experience... and at how much faith and trust I felt I could reliably place in Dean and Karen.

At 51 years this was a personal great moment for me.... I felt incredible and I have superb artistic photos that I will treasure. I'm a happy girl!

Jenny Back

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Exceptional, perfection & stunning!

There are a few words that come to mind when talking about your work - exceptional, perfection & stunning.

Your dedication & commitment when working with Annika was outstanding. Watching the creativity was magic.

Not only did you work with Annie but you listened to her, encouraged & pushed her to get the most amazing photos! You put Annie at ease & made her feel comfortable to express herself.

We were BLOWN AWAY with the end result!!! Thank you!!!

Annie & Jen Cassin



What people have to say!

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I dropped a few tears & was amazed at the final result!

I want to thank you both for hosting my wife for her shoot and making her feel amazing!! She has come home full of excitement about the day.

Her confidence is through the roof and that is awesome. You guys are the best. 

UPDATE: Got the finished product.......WOW! Its all I can say, my wife looks amazing day to day but I wasn't expecting pictures of an angel. 

I dropped a few tears and was amazed at the final result.....Dean and Karen you both are AMAZING!!!

Tom Hosier

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I was made to feel beautiful & Amazing!

I would sincerely like to thank Karen and Dean for the beautiful photo shoot I attended for mine and my husband's anniversary. I have never had make up and hair done before so I was very much out of my comfort zone, to say that I was nervous would be quite an understatement. As soon as I walked in to their beautiful home I was made to feel warm, welcome and comfortable.

The photos turned out better than I could've ever expected and delivered in such a quick turnaround time that I cannot recommend them highly enough. Complete five star rating from me. Thank you so much. 

Monique Johnstone

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The most beautiful maternity photos we could have ever hoped for!

Thank you Dean and Karen for an amazing maternity shoot, you made me feel so comfortable and encouraged me to be brave to get the most beautiful photos we could have ever hoped for… can’t wait to see the finished product it was an experience we will never forget from the make up to the conversations to the shooting made for a truly memorable day.

Nikita and Kyle

Meet Us

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Karen will be your personal assistant & hostess and will make sure everything runs to smoothly for you.
Dean is your talented photographer, adviser & image retoucher.
Sammie is your emotional support & will relax you as she snores away in the corner of the studio.

We are full time photographers located in beautiful Bulimba, inner south Brisbane, QLD. We have been producing elegant and tasteful portraits since 2009, and we absolutely love what we do. We feel that we are so lucky to have found each other, and this path in our lives. We love cycling, walking our fur baby Sammie, & spending time together.

Our focus in every session is to get you relaxed and enjoying your session for the very best results possible. Our goal is to craft images that will make our wonderful clients feel absolutely AMAZING. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing a massive smile when a client sees their photos for the first time and to be part of a process that allows them to feel more positive, empowered & confident.


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Where are the sessions held?

Our comfortable and private home based studio is in beautiful Bulimba, 8km from Brisbane CBD. We have free off street parking and flat access for disabled clients. 

We do not have any children & no drop-in's so your session with us is completely private and quiet. Our beautiful fur-baby, Sammie the samoyed, will keep you company and make you feel like you are at home while she snores away in the corner of the studio. 

Do you provide outfits?

We supply wardrobe for a number of our Childrens styles including Princess, Steampunk and Cars. 

We have some items for boudoir including men's business shirts, oversized jumper, body suits, garter belts, stockings and lace robes.

We have a full wardrobe of dresses for Vintage Pinup and a full wardrobe for our steampunk style.

For other styles you will need to bring your own wardrobe.

How do we prepare.

We have put together a great guide preparing for your boudoir session. This will be sent to you as part of your booking confirmation. We will include preparation details on your confirmation email and we will discuss on your phone consult.

I want to book but I am so nervous.

Everyone is nervous! It is totally normal, but you will have a great time and when you see your gorgeous images, it will totally be worth it!

Do you offer professional hair & makeup?

We offer in-house professional hair and makeup to make sure that your experience is absolutely perfect. We have excellent award winning makeup artists available to us to make sure you look and feel your absolute best.

We have no idea how to pose. Will you help?

We will tell you how to pose and where to look, right down to how to place your fingers. All you have to do is to show up and have a heap of fun!

Will our images be used on social media?

Although we would love to share your images with other people just like you, we NEVER, EVER use images without written permission. We would only ever use them with your express permission and that is totally optional for you.

Who will be taking my photographs?

We are a husband & wife team and we work together on every session. Dean will take your photos and I (Karen) will help with your posing, styling and dressing. I will make sure that you do not have any costume malfunctions and that your hair & makeup is always perfect.

Many women worry about being in a session with a male but that disappears very fast as they see that we are all about their experience, and getting the very best results.  

What packages to you offer?

We offer high resolution digital packages as well as folio boxes, prints, wall art and albums and you will receive the high resolution digital images with every print that you purchase.

We will go through prices and options on your phone call and you will receive a full price list with your confirmation email.

What do we need to bring?

We will discuss this on your pre-shoot phone consult so that you know exactly what to bring. 

Do you offer payment plans?

We offer interest free payment plans. Simply let us know the amount you wish to pay each week or fortnight from your credit or debit card. Terms can be up to 6 months. Once the amount has been paid off we will edit and process your images. We also offer afterpay.

Can I mix styles?

Yes, you are most welcome to include any of our styles of photography into your session. We will discuss and plan this on your pre-session phone consult.

How long will it take to get our images?

Your selected images will be edited and emailed to you within 10 days of your session. If you have ordered prints or wall art, they will follow around 3 weeks after that. 

What ages of Children do you photograph?

Apologies but we only photograph children over the age of 5 as we need them to be able to follow instructions. Exceptions are for a maternity sessions.

Dean Agar Photography

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Studio: Stuart Street, Bulimba, QLD

  Ph 0402 230 669

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