Michael Santamariaof Michael Santamaria Photography

Heidelberg, Victoria
5 out of 5 from 2 reviews.
  • Portrait/Headshot Photography

    Family Photography

    Baby/Children Photography

    Fashion Photography

  • Michael Santamaria is a professional photographer based in Heidelberg, Victoria

    "A picture tells a thousand words, a photo album tells a life's journey"

    Michael Santamaria holds several tertiary qualifications but found his passion fulfilling his goal of establishing himself as a professional photographer after obtaining a Diploma of Photography. Michael has extensive photographic experience in family photography, maternity photography and fashion photography. He's exceptionally warm and friendly, which enables him to set is clients at their ease while maintaining a high level of professionalism that allows him to create intimate and natural portraits achieving genuine client representation.

    Initially specialising in landscape and panoramic photography, Michael's passion for personal intimate photography developed with the growth of his extended family. Swapping tranquil scenes for cherished memories proved to be an organic transition for him.

    Photography is about sharing experiences, celebrating special occasions, showcasing beauty, evoking emotions and engaging with clients at all stages of their life and all experiences in a lifetime. Michael Santamaria Photography endeavours to tell a story by capturing life's journey, documenting milestones and cherished moments, highlighting inner beauty, illustrating life and eternalising memories in poignant imagery.

    Michael Santamaria Photography recognises the value of building a client relationship as the cornerstone of creating masterful images. This is achieved through the establishment of a meaningful and trusting bond, ensuring a comfortable atmosphere, enjoyable experience and everlasting images.

    Michael Santamaria Photography specialises in portraiture and event photography with a focus on family, couples, children, maternity, newborns, infants and beloved pets, as well as those special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, engagements and baptisms amongst others.

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  • Reviews (2)

    Peta-Gai McLaughlin (Iridis Cosmetics)

    October 10th, 2013
    Michael has been fantastic to work with in my makeup business (www.iridis.com.au) and I can highly recommend him to take amazing shots, be prompt and reliable and is a pleasure to work with. I've used several of his photographs in my Makeup Studio and all over my website. Highly recommended! :)

    Joanna Sherwell

    May 20th, 2013
    Having worked with countless photographers throughout my years in the fashion and arts industries, i can honestly say that having Michael Santamaria photograph several important events in my business has been a huge plus. Michael is highly professional and reliable, his photography is naturally skilled, and his personality is unwaveringly warm and puts any client at ease instantly. I highly recommend Michael Santamaria Photography to capture your intimate and cherished moments, you will not be disappointed!

    Testimonials Submitted by the photographer

    Elise,

    I found myself extremely comfortable and relaxed whilst working with Michael. He was open to my ideas and he appreciated my input. Michael same up with amazing concepts and was more the happy to open up his home as a studio. I loved the professionalism, but was also blown away with his acceptance, inclusion and friendly nature towards myself and more so my son. The images were beautiful and each has their own little touch of magic. I was definitely give a memorable experience and I would love to work with Michael again

    Chontel, Chontel Landman Makeup Artist

    "I have had the pleasure of working with Michael on various projects from bridal and fashion through to maternity. Each time I have found his professionalism and expertise invaluable and have been thrilled with the finished photos. Not only was he incredibly approachable, offering me a huge amount of creative control during shoots, but was helpful and allowed me a lot of input in the editing process. I am happy to recommend him to all prospective clients."

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