The zanzo portrait experience

Your Zanzo Portrait Experience begins with your planning appointment. Well actually, you need to call us first to book it in, so do that and then we'll be underway! OK good.


Every family is unique so we would love to invite you to the studio to meet with Dean for a casual 15-20 minute chat to discuss how we can create something truly unique for your family. We can discuss things like clothing and props, the best time of day, what you want to do with your portraits, i.e albums, wall art etc and also run you through the process and our pricing in more detail if you wish. Dean loves to be able to meet as many of the people who will be involved in the shoot as possible, especially the children but it's not compulsory. Make sure you bring your diary so we can book in a time for your shoot.


This is the fun part! Dean will often spend a few minutes having a chat and play with the little ones to make sure they feel at ease. (his background sure comes in handy here!) Make yourself at home while we talk through some ideas and find out what you brought along with you. Then we’ll spend about an hour creating a series of different images that will tell the story of your family at its beautiful best. Here are some ideas of what to bring along on the day.


Seeing your images for the first time can be an emotional experience but a good one – we promise. We highly recommend that all decision makers are present as this is the only time we are able to set aside for you to select your images. Extended family are more than welcome to attend too. After a brief slideshow, we’ll run you through all of our current collections and A la carte pricing and you can choose which images you would like to order. Every printed product that leaves our studio carries a 75 year guarantee so rest assured, your investment will last a lifetime.


A Zanzo portrait will last forever – that’s actually what it means! But it is not a once in a lifetime experience. Many of our clients come back for a visit every few years to celebrate the milestones as their families grow and this is one of Dean's favourite aspects of the job.

During a babies first 12 months, clients will often visit 3 or 4 times as a part of our Zanzo Babes’ program. Whatever the reason is for your visit, we would love to welcome you to the Zanzo Family Portrait Experience. :)  

Click here to book your planning appointment and get your Portrait Experience underway!

Cancellation Policy

We understand that life with little people and fur babies can get hectic, and that the best laid plans can fall apart. So if you need to make changes to any appointment please contact us as soon as possible so that we can make a new time in the diary. We ask that you give us a weeks notice to change your shoot or ordering appointment. Changes made after this time may require a deposit of $330 payable at time of rebooking. This deposit will be put towards any artwork purchased at your ordering appointment.