award winning portrait & wedding photographers: Andy & Em


We capture priceless moments, we make great friendships with our clients, we love to have fun, we document families lives year after year, we create beautiful artwork for generations to come, we pride ourselves on delivering a 5 star service, we educate, we mentor.... and we can't wait to share our passion with you!

Life Portraits specialise in creating the perfect aesthetic blend of style & emotion to create imagery of those special moments in your life which you'll treasure for evermore. Good photography doesn't just capture how someone or something looks, it encapsulates the emotional importance of a moment or relationship & preserves it for eternity.



Family, children, maternity, newborn, couples


internationally awarded, SERVICING AUSTRALIA



bodybuilding journeys & transformations


Portraiture, fashion, glamour, boudoir

We LOVE what we do...

Business Partners' Andrew Jarvie & Emily Clarke have been in the industry for a combined 35+ years combining their skills in photography, journalism, media, branding, design and PR to establish the creative, professional and unstoppable LP team. We pride ourselves on tailoring each photography session to the personality and characteristics of the client, making every photo session unique. 

At Life Portraits we don't just take photographs, we create an unforgettable experience for you and your loved ones.  Our motivated team work with you every step of the way, from your pre-photography consultation through to your final image viewing session. We collaborate with you to create stunning images for your family and the generations to come.


Andrew Jarvie

Andy has more than 27 years’ experience behind the camera & is an internationally awarded wedding & portrait photographer. He started his career in photography as a photojournalist on UK daily newspapers.

He has photographed a number of celebrities and political figures and his work has been regularly published in the media. As a commercial photographer he has worked with international brands such as Fosters, ANZ, Hilton, Vodafone, Victorian Government and many more. 


Emily Clarke

Armed with a Bachelor of New Media Arts, double major in Digital Media Design & Digital Imaging, Em is an inspiring artistic photographer & designer capturing her subjects in unique & expressive ways.

With the Young Achiever Award under her belt, Emily is a high achiever and has an enthusiastic and fun loving personality. She has an abundance of creative energy and loves capturing candid moments. You will always feel comfortable with Emily as your photographer. 

Check out some of the fun we have with our clients!


Consistently providing a 5 star service for all of our clients


unlock your full creative potential

We all love taking photographs, but there is a big difference between recording what we see & creating a beautiful image. If you want to learn to take control of your camera, whether you have a point & shoot camera or a Digital SLR, Life Portraits can help you. 

With a combined 35+ years in the industry, Andy & Em deliver photography workshops around Australia.  LP offer a range of in-person courses as well as the option of subscription based online training.  

Get an insight into our workshops by watching some of our behind the scenes videos to the right. We regularly work with Arts Groups, Councils and Community Groups to bring group photography workshops to rural communities. We travel across Australia to bring professional courses to amateur to advanced photographers and small businesses. 

We run courses in:

  • Beginners photography
  • Natural light photography
  • Day & night flash photography
  • Studio Lighting & Posing
  • Introduction to Lightroom
  • Introduction to Photoshop
  • Product Photography with your smart devices
  • Developing your social media presence with your  imagery 

Find out more about our workshops and online training that we have on offer at our LP Training site below.



LP Commercial provides the best image led solutions and customer service experience across Australia through our network of dedicated photography and videography specialists. With over 35+ years of combined experience, Andy & Em guarantee a professional service and a fun experience for all their clients. 

We provide world class imagery and videography that encapsulates brand identity and core values for a broad range of business needs including:

  • Web and social media marketing
  • Lifestyle marketing
  • Media and editorial distribution
  • Event coverage
  • Branding
  • Corporate portraiture

Some of our valued clients include:


For all the latest & behind the scenes at Life Portraits & LP Commercial follow us on @life_portraits_aus.


For all our latest fitness work & behind the scenes fun, follow us on @lifeportraits_fitness. 


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Come behind the scenes with Andy & Em and learn about everything photography! We take you on professional photoshoots with our clients, show you what it's like to run a professional photography business, how we photograph, our lighting, equipment and post production processes.