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National Family Portrait Month 2018

Photobat is helping to raise $20,000 for Make-A-Wish Australia

I am happy and excited to announce the launch of National Family Portrait Month for 2018. Woo!

Photobat has been selected as one of the many talanted photographers around Australia to photograph Mothers and their Children, to help raise funds for the Make A Wish foundation.

This will be it’s 4th year, and the charity will benefit from our fundraising efforts, i’ve been a long term supporter of Make A Wish, seeing first hand the wishes full of love, adventure and hope they give out.

A book featuring one of each of the portraits will be produed and titled “A MOTHER AND HER CHILDREN …. An Unbreakable Bond.”

National Family Portrait Month is in July, but we would like to give you the opportunity to help us, and if you book in before the 5th of July, we will also include a beautiful 8×12 inch matted print as a Gift for you, just to say THANK YOU, YOU ARE AWESOME.

Simply head to the Registration Form and you are on your way!

Your photography session can be taken anytime up until the end of October

Bayside area, Melbourne:I have reserved 4 prime Saturdays for session in the next 2 months, spaces will be limited!
Launceston: At present all sessions are booked out, but if we get a few more people we will head down for another day!
Sorry, all sessions gone!

Last year we raised over $30,000, and I feel we can do much more than that this year!

Ready To Register? Click Here

Thanks again!



What is National Family Portrait Month? National Family Portrait Month is in the month of July 2018 and is a national fundraising effort in Australia and New Zealand, to help raise $20,000 for the the Make A Wish Foundation charity.

What is in it for the customer? In addition to helping raise much needed funds for the Make A Wish Foundation, and have a priceless  portrait taken, you will also have the opportunity to purchase photographs from your photography session, as a priceless record of your family.

What month is it held? Annually, during July, for a $51 participation fee, all of which will be forwarded to the Make A Wish Foundation, mothers and their children have a great opportunity of having a professional portrait taken that will appear in an inspirational book, called “A Mother And Her Children….A Loving Bond.”

Who are the photographers? Photographers around Australia and New Zealand have come together to help raise funds for the charity, and are also donating their time and talent for the cause.

Can I have all the family photographed? Of course, I will be happy to photograph the whole family at no extra cost, if you would like to take full advantage of the photography session.

Can I purchase photographs? Yes, of course I will give you the opportunity to purchase photographs. You can head over to here to see all about what Photobat offers

Will my photograph be in the book? Yes all those who pay their participation fee and are photographed, will be in the book.

Do I get to choose the photograph for the book? Our graphic designer will choose all the photographs in the book to ensure that the design is balanced.

When will the book be published? There will be a separate special edition book produced for both Australia and New Zealand. We hope to have the books published before the end of the year.

How much will the book cost? The price of the book will depend on total number of books ordered, but will be around $85.

Where can I buy the book? The book may be purchased online, or from participating photographers. Check out last years book HERE.

For Enquiries  please contact  Alan via or phone 0407848734

Register for Family Portrait Month

    All Melbourne sessions will be taking place in the Bayside Area from St Kilda to Edithvale, if outside the area please indicate if you are ok to travel to us for the session.