We are Brisbane Wedding and Portrait Photographers and Photography Trainers, Andy & Em of Life Portraits. We capture priceless moments, we make great friendships with our clients, we love to have fun, we document families & couples 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!

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. Life Portraits documents these memorable moments and creates beautifully hand crafted artwork and digital packages for our clients. See a range of our products below.

Life Portraits were recently being awarded a top 5 finalist in the 2018 Qld’s Telstra Business Awards in the Emerging and Energised category.

Feel free to contact us to talk more about your customised portrait session.

Life Portraits specialise in creating beautiful and unforgettable imagery in the following areas: Brisbane Family Photography | Brisbane Wedding Photography | Brisbane Fitness & Beauty Photography | Brisbane Photography Training | Brisbane Commercial Photography



internationally awarded, SERVICING AUSTRALIA


Family, children, maternity, newborn, couples



LP TRAINING: PHOTography W/SHOPS & mentoring





delivering PHOTOGRAPHY TRAINING & WORKSHOPS in BRISBANE & across Australia | rural queensland

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 40+ years in the industry, Andy & Em deliver photography workshops around Australia.  LP offer a range of in-person photography workshops as well as photography mentoring.

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 workshops in the below areas, plus we can customise workshops to your needs. 

  • Beginners photography: $200pp

  • Natural light photography: $150pp

  • Day & night flash photography: $200pp

  • Studio lighting & posing: $220pp

  • Introduction to Lightroom: $300pp

  • Introduction to Photoshop: $300pp

  • Product photography: $320pp

  • We also offer one-on-one training for $80/hour

Find out more about our photography workshops and online training that we have on offer in our information to the right. Register your interest for a our Brisbane photography workshops or photography workshops across Australia or one-on-one mentoring by contacting us HERE. 


We LOVE what we do...

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Brisbane Portrait and Wedding Photographers, Andrew Jarvie & Emily Clarke, have been in the industry for a combined 45+ years combining their skills in photography, journalism, media, branding, design and PR to establish the creative, professional and unstoppable LP team. 

Life Portraits were recently being awarded a top 5 finalist in the 2018 Qld’s Telstra Business Awards in the Emerging and Energised category.

At Life Portraits, we pride ourselves on tailoring each photography session to the personality and characteristics of our clients, making every photo session unique. We don't just take photographs, we create an unforgettable experience for you and your loved ones.  We collaborate with you to create stunning images for your family and the generations to come.

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Andrew Jarvie

Andy has more than 30 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!

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Consistently providing a 5 star service for all of our clients


Sharing our passion of photography with you, as artwork!

As a photographer, we don’t put the camera down at the end of the working day. It travels with us everywhere to capture & document the world wherever we go.

Photography is a passion for us! For the first time, we are opening the doors to a huge & ever growing catalogue of our personal work. The images we take when we are not working but simply wanting to capture the world around us in all its glory. 

From Landscapes to street scenes, macro images to global travel photography, these are the photographs that we put our heart & soul into, & until now, have not been available to the public. Now you can share our passion & our love of photography as stunning gallery style artwork, printed & constructed in Australia, on acrylic glass, canvas, framed fine art prints, posters or wood prints.

We want to be inspired by you! So if you are looking for a particular style of scene or image let us know by emailing us. Fully customised commissions for specific artwork especially for you are also possible.

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Why choose LP artwork?


Print sizes

Our print sizes include landscape, portrait & square.


Small:               12x18 Inch

Medium:           16x24 Inch

Large:               20x30 Inch

X-Large:            24x36 Inch

2X Large:          28x42 Inch


Small:               15x15 Inch

Medium:           20x20 Inch

Large:               25x25 Inch

X-Large:            30x30 Inch

2X Large:          35x35 Inch

Types of Mediums

We have a range of print mediums on offer, see below for more information.

Acrylic Glass

  • Glossy Archival Photographic Paper
  • Premium 30+ year rated Plexiglas® that won’t fade or discolour
  • Diamond-polished & hand-buffed for the ultimate premium finish


  • 450gsm US-made Archival Canvas
  • Hand-cut, 40mm Double-Profile Hard-wood Frames
  • 75+ Year Fine Art Guild Certification & Archival Pigment Inks
  • Professional-grade finishing & hanging attachments
  • Satin laminate on all prints to provide UV & handling protection

Framed Fine Art

  • Premium Archival Printing on Australia’s best Cotton Rag Papers 
  • High quality finishes: Double-Washed glass & Stainless Steel hanging wire
  • A choice of high-quality mouldings - Black/White/Oak/Walnut 


  • Glossy Archival Photographic Paper
  • 230gsm Resin-Coated finish
  • Premium Archival Inks

Wood Prints

  • Moisture resistant finish
  • Long lasting anti-warp panelling
  • High-quality 20mm mounted Raw Timber
  • Square Edge finishing


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.