We make photoshoots easy and fun for busy Adelaide families like yours, to create natural and timeless photographs without the awkwardness.


Experience our full service from planning your session to choosing your framed prints and albums.

I had a photo shoot with Deb earlier this year with my 3 children, one of whom has ASD. She was so wonderful and kind and patient and captured some very lovely moment of us. It was an amazing experience and the package I bought is amazing quality and the pictures just irreplaceable. Amazing day captured very beautifully. Highly recommend x


The Blackwood Forest is a GREAT location for autumn family portraits sessions...


Blackwood Forest family sessions are perfect for you if:
- Your family is more comfortable outdoors than in the studio
- You love natural backgrounds
- Your favourites are photos with candid moments and  "action shots" 
- You want to bring your dog
- Morning and afternoon sessions. Grab a sunset!

The Hills Portrait Studio experience

Studio sessions are perfect for you if:

  • You’re really not a summer fan and you’d rather be inside in air conditioning 
  • You prefer traditional portraits without the distraction of the trees and grass
  • You have a newborn 
  • You need wheelchair or pram access and a toilet
  • You like to get a little glammed up (we have a professional makeup artist available – ask us at the time of booking).
  • Your hair looks amazing right now and you’d rather keep it that way!

Meet your photographer.

Hi, my name is Deb and I’m a diehard 80s movie fan. I love quoting lines from movies like Stand by Me and Aliens to anyone who’ll listen! 

I’ve dreamed about travelling around Australia in a caravan since I was nine…

Not sure what’s more embarrassing… my knees-up happy dance or blowing my nose and sounding like The last train to Busan…

I’m an introvert at heart and love grabbing my laptop and working at a cafe…

My superpower is bringing people out of their shell and empowering them in front of the camera…

I make photography easy and fun for busy Adelaide families like yours, to create natural and timeless photographs without the awkwardness.


1. Phone chat 
We’ll start with a planning session to customise your photoshoot. We like to get to know you and your family’s personality and style and answer your questions.
2. The session
Choose the studio, or the forest. Allow up to an hour, depending on how many people in your family group.
3. The purchasing appointment
This takes place at our studio in Blackwood. View your family images in a slideshow presentation. We will listen to you and together we’ll create some stunning artwork for you to keep forever.

Pricing and Products

You can choose from prints, framed enlargements, albums and digital files can be included in your order too!


  • Matted prints start at $780 for a set of four 7×10″ prints.
  • Framed wall art starts at $678.
  • Framed wall art with multiple images in it starts at $780.
  • Digital files can be purchased individually (minimum 5) or as part of a package.
  • Customised wall collections with 3-4 individual pieces start at $1378.
  • Spend $1000 on printed artwork and receive the matching digital files free.
  • Most families invest $800 – $3000 on their portrait collection. Payment plans are available.
VIDEO Watch our pricing & products video guide here.

Deb is so friendly and comfortable to be around! As someone who doesn’t like to pose much, Deb makes small suggestions when photographing and the rest of the time, it just feels like you’re playing around with your family, while Deb captures beautiful candid moments. Highly recommend!


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Gift vouchers - Terms and Conditions of sale

  1. Gift vouchers include our standard session fee ($100) and specified credit towards your order.
  2. Digital files are not included with the voucher but are able to be purchased, along with beautiful printed artwork from your session.
  3. Only one gift voucher can be used per family (extended families of up to 15 are included).
  4. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other gift certificate, promotion, discount or special offer.
  5. Cannot be used for a special project such as our 2022 book projects, as these projects come with their own amazing specials.
  6. Gift vouchers may only be used for the exact items outlined on the card and not transferred to, or combined with any other package or promotion. Gift vouchers are not redeemable for cash.
  7. Gift vouchers must be registered before use and booked by the expiry date on the card. The session can take place up to three months after this date.
  8. $50 deposit is required to hold your date and this is returned to you at your purchasing appointment.
  9. We have strict cancellation policies for portrait sessions and purchasing appointments, and non-compliance can result in loss of gift voucher value.
  10. By booking a portrait session with Hills Portrait Studio, you acknowledge on behalf of all participants, that Hills Portrait Studio retain the copyright to all images created (this does not include consent for us to use your images for marketing, that is something you may decide on after you view your photos.)
  11. You physical voucher does not have to be presented in order for the client to use the gift voucher amount.