The Best Family Photography Locations in Canberra

Hi lovely Canberrans! I absolutely love capturing the joy (and chaos) of growing families, and I can’t wait to be a part of your special moments. Whether your little ones are bouncing with energy or they’re all grown up, trust me, you’ll never regret getting some beautiful family photos to remember forever.

I am all about creating relaxed and fun photo sessions, where you and your loved ones can just be yourselves. Those are the moments that truly reflect who you are as a family, and those are the moments I want to capture for you!

I want to let you in on a little secret.. Canberra, the beautiful capital city of Australia, is not only known for its stunning architecture and vibrant cultural scene, but it’s also a treasure trove of breathtaking locations for family photography! There are so many picture-perfect spots that will make your family portraits shine with love, joy, and authenticity.

Here’s a few of my favourites –

Pialligo Redwood Forest – Prepare to be enchanted by the magical atmosphere of the Pialligo Redwood Forest. Nestled just outside of Canberra, this hidden gem features towering redwood trees that create a dreamy backdrop for your family portraits. The soft sunlight filtering through the branches adds a touch of warmth and beauty to every shot.

Family Photoshoot at Pialligo Redwood Forest. Photo by Acacia & Grace Photography

National Arboretum – For panoramic views and a stunning natural setting, look no further than the National Arboretum. This expansive garden offers a variety of picturesque landscapes, from rolling hills to peaceful forests. Whether you prefer a scenic vista or an intimate moment amongst nature, the National Arboretum has it all. Capture your family’s love and connection against the backdrop of Canberra’s stunning skyline or immerse yourselves in the tranquility of a hidden forest path. There are so many possibilities.

Family Photoshoot at the National Arboretum Canberra. Photo by Acacia & Grace Photography

Majura Valley Sunflower Maze – Get ready for a truly whimsical family adventure in the Majura Valley Sunflower Maze! This colourful maze, brimming with bright yellow sunflowers, is an absolute delight for children and adults alike. Watch as your little ones giggle with joy while they explore the maze, their faces lighting up against the vibrant blooms. This location is perfect for capturing playful and carefree moments, as well as those wonderfully candid family interactions that make your heart swell. Note that the sunflowers are only in bloom certain times throughout the year.

‘Mummy & Me’ Photoshoot at the Majura Valley Sunflower Maze. Photo by Acacia & Grace Photography

Canberra truly is a photographer’s dream, with its stunning natural beauty and an array of unique locations. As a family photographer, I believe that the best family portraits are the ones that capture the authentic connection between family members and your unique personalities. And what better backdrop than these incredible locations?

Remember, the key to extraordinary family photography is creating unforgettable memories and capturing genuine emotions. So, whether you choose to immerse yourselves in the ethereal world of the Pialligo Redwood Forest, explore the expansive beauty of the National Arboretum, or frolic amongst the sunflowers at the Majura Valley Sunflower Maze, remember to have fun! Allow yourselves to let loose, be silly, and create those precious moments that truly reflect your family’s unique spirit.

I can’t wait to be a part of your journey and help you capture the most beautiful and authentic moments with your loved ones. Let’s create memories that will last a lifetime!

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