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What can i say. I’ve used a few professional photographers in the past and Adel stood out as one of the best. His professionalism used to understand the brief brought ideas to the table. He executed them brilliantly, communicated throughout the whole process and really got people comfortable in front of the camera. The final product is exactly what I was looking for. I’ll continue to use Adel's services and highly recommend him to others. Thanks Adel!

Portrait Photography - Outdoor & Studio - ~ 2 hr


Very professional. Thank you so much.

I need portrait photography


Maria was fantastic. I was working to a tight deadline, and Maria was resourceful, independent and provided a very quick turnaround.

Portrait Photography: Two Sessions


Loved working with Terena! :) She was so easy punctual, easy going, helpful and produced excellent quality photos. I highly recommend Terena for any photography needs.

Photographer for Portrait & Product Photography


Tammy is one clever & creative professional! She put together a mood board and a detailed plan for our shoot so we got so much done in the allocated time. She is very creative & artistic & will ensure she gets great pics. Highly recommend!

Portrait & Lifestyle photography for website


Annisa did a fantastic job! Highly recommend!

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Why hire portrait photography services through Airtasker?

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Our portrait photographers make it a point to connect with their subjects and get their most natural, confident poses. They do their very best to capture all your facial expressions, the sparkle in your eyes, the genuine smile and emotions. With the right lighting, camera angles and exposure, and professional editing, enjoy a fantastic portrait photo that is worthy of that big wall frame.

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Top Portrait Photographers related questions

When you hire a portrait photographer with Airtasker, you won't have to call photo companies one by one and adjust to their costs or tight scheduling. Through our platform, you can easily find a pool of talented photographers in a few taps, and personally choose the most creative individual who best matches your style and budget. Also, you can confirm their credentials by checking their photography portfolio, work history, and ratings.
Not to be confused with lifestyle photography, portrait photography has planned poses, movements, and facial expressions. It's rarely candid, but it shouldn't look forced or blank as well. Instead, it's all about rehearsing the most natural emotions and expressions to portray the message of the photo better.
It's highly likely that professional photographers already have their own camera gear, so you won't need to provide anything else. If you're planning to do a creative shoot, you can bring your own accessories, props, make-up, and other things, so you're more comfortable during the photo session. In case you need additional equipment, feel free to coordinate with your photographer so they can prepare accordingly before your photoshoot.
It depends on the services needed. If you've only commissioned your photographer solely to take pictures, they should be able to hand over the photos right after the shoot, or after a day at best. Extensive editing and retouches may take more days to complete, depending on the post-processing you require and the volume of the photos. Give your Tasker at least a week if you also need your photos printed in canvas or folio.

Since portraits tend to highlight your facial features and expressions, it's good to wear something simple and not too overbearing. Although it still depends on the portrait service you need and the theme that you are going for. To be sure, you can coordinate with your photographer before the photoshoot and ask them on what and what not to wear. You can also hire our make-up artists or hairdressers if you need help with hair and make-up.
Definitely! Spare yourself from all the hassle of going through different websites to find a commercial photographer. On the same platform, you can easily find a range of photographers who can help you market your business. We have our photographers specialising in fashion, food, product, and more. Don't forget to mention the nature of your business so we can connect you with suitable photographers.

What does portrait photography include?

Our professional portrait photography service focuses on capturing a person's facial features while emphasising on their identity, personality and emotions. It doesn't necessarily need to take place in a studio; it could be taken outdoors or indoors, at the park, in a garden, or anywhere as long as it won't distract the portrait subject. If you're planning to get a professional portrait photo, here are some of the services that you can book from us:

Black and white portrait photography

Black and white portrait photography remains a long-standing favourite in the world of photography. Even in this digital age, it is the only genre that can produce the most dramatic and soulful photos. Our portrait photographers can plan the perfect B&W setting for you. Skilled and professional, they know the best way to balance the light and darkness for maximum impact.

Creative portrait photography

With creative shots, our creative portrait photographers step out of the usual static pictures. For a twist, they may use a few props, a unique costume, or a backup story. They may also take photos in different angles–from the ground, side, or even from behind. If you want to know how they produce creative portraits, you can ask your photographer to give you a few samples before you proceed with the photoshoot.

Studio portrait photography

While it seems similar to headshot photography, studio portrait photography is a little less formal and it presents photos in a more artistic way. For this shoot, your photographer handles the lighting scheme, the backdrop, the combinations of colours and textures. All you have to do is show up with your best look and outfit, and prepare your unique poses.

Light portrait photography

The key to successful light portraits is mastering the different lighting patterns and techniques. Even with just a single light, your photographer can produce portrait photos with that focus on all sorts of emotions. But that's not all. They can also take creative shots using reflective props such as fairy lights, lamps, prisms, or disco balls. With the right camera settings adjusted to the lighting requirements, you can enjoy a stunning light portrait photo that is worth space in your social media, or your photo book.

Editing and Printing

Through our platform, you'll find skilled Taskers who can also assist you with the photo retouches and editing. According to your needs, they can remove any unwanted details, add artistic effect, modify lights and tones, and more. Edited photos are sent through email or with a USB stick. Want them on canvas? Our Taskers can also organise printing of your final portrait photos and deliver them straight to your doorstep.

Recent Portrait Photographers tasks

Portrait of photo


Melbourne City, VIC, Australia

25th Sep 2023

I need to make a wonderful portrait painting. I have a photo captured on phone . I need someone to make me a portrait drawing of this photo. - Due date: Before Thursday, 28 September 2023

Need Outdoor Personal Portrait Photos


Manly NSW 2095, Australia

22nd Sep 2023

Hi guys, I’m looking for a photographer to take some portrait/lifestyle pictures of me at an outdoor location in the Northern Beaches. I will need about 3-5 images to use for my new website and they don't need editing. Date and Time is flexible, ideally on a weekday. - Due date: Flexible

Professional Portraits photo


Wolli Creek NSW 2205, Australia

22nd Sep 2023

professional Portraits photo for company use, outdoor or indoor - Due date: Flexible

Portrait photos


Rivett ACT, Australia

21st Sep 2023

I need my four portrait photos to be done in studio.

Professional Portrait Photography


Woollahra NSW, Australia

21st Sep 2023

Urgent! I’d love someone who is great behind the camera to come and help take a few shots of myself for professional use! Someone with an edgy eye and who can work some fun angles. Thank you! - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 22 September 2023

Portrait Couple


Footscray VIC, Australia

20th Sep 2023

5-10 portraits of couple in Footscray Park between 4-5pm (30mins) - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023

Professional photographer needed for family portrait


Cherrybrook NSW, Australia

20th Sep 2023

Hello I need a professional photographer to take a family portrait at my house we only need 1 photo don’t need to do multiple shots of different poses just 1 shot and then I need it made into a canvas - Due date: Flexible

Portrait for small business


Burpengary QLD 4505, Australia

20th Sep 2023

A professional photographer who can take a headshot or portrait for a small local business in beauty. Someone who may have lighting - Due date: Before Friday, 22 September 2023

Personal Portraits / Photoshoot


Melbourne VIC, Australia

16th Sep 2023

Personal shots with the landscape, city buildings / streets as backdrops some candid shots etc - Due date: Before Saturday, 30 September 2023

Portrait model


Noosa, QLD, Australia

14th Sep 2023

Early morning on a beach with soft lghting - Due date: Flexible

Portrait Photos for Corporate Website


Sydney NSW, Australia

22nd Aug 2023

Need 3 Individual portrait photos done black and white and colour for our website 1 Hr max leed you to bring lighting Martin Place location - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 29 August 2023

Ian was absolutely amazing went out of his way an even visited the site before the shoot to make sure there was enough lighting and space etc. During the actual shoot everyone liked him and went out of his way to capture the right shots and even when I offered extra money for him as we run over a little he refused! Will definitely be using him again and cannot recommend him highly enough and absolutely amazing price as well Thank Ian !

Photographer wanted for portrait


Springvale VIC, Australia

27th Jul 2023

I need 3 portrait photos taken for 3 people, should not take more than half hour, I need to have it done on Saturday - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 29 July 2023

Good work Yan is amazing

Photography -take a nice business portrait of me


McLaren Vale SA, Australia

26th Jun 2023

take and edit a nice business style portrait of myself i can use on a presentation. maybe you have a screen to stand infront of etc too... but open to ideas. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 28 June 2023

Great job very prompt, respectful and worked in my time Much appreciated

Professional photography for ceramic products and portrait shot


Miranda NSW 2228, Australia

22nd May 2023

I am a ceramic artist in need of product photographs and an updated portrait shot. I need these for my website. Am able to do Tuesdays and Fridays from 10-2pm. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 30 May 2023

Marcos is a breeze to work with and a very professional photographer. He helped me with a series of product photos and some portraits to help update my website. Thanks again Marcos!

Portrait photographer required (2-3 pictures)


Mawson Lakes SA 5095, Australia

18th May 2023

Need 2-3 portrait candid professional pictures required for an article. Pictures need to be taken in Mawson Lakes on Saturday 13/05/2023. There is flexibility of time between 8-2pm. Whichever time the photographer thinks is suitable for lightning. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 13 May 2023

Was great working with Tanisha. Felt comfortable during the candid shoot.

Portrait Photos


Moorebank NSW, Australia

15th May 2023

Looking to take pictures of 20-30 people in different poses, and estimate 2 hours of photography.

From the beginning to the end Trevor was easy to work with as well as going above and beyond. Excellent photo's capturing exactly what I was after!

Portraits / Lifestyle photos for social media


Bondi Beach NSW, Australia

3rd May 2023

I need a series of elevated casual lifestyle photos to use on Instagram etc. We will begin Bondi Beach capturing the afternoon sun - if there is time I would also like to shoot in the apartment. [Content Moderated] Time approx 4:30 - 5:30pm Ideally we would also shoot some video... just moving shots also for social media. RAW images required. If you are skilled at retouching please include this. I also have a retoucher I can use. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 4 May 2023

Roncio did an excellent job and I got exactly the shots I was looking for. She was both friendly and very professional and I would definitely recommend her photography services.

Looking for a professional photographer focused on portrait


Coorparoo QLD, Australia

20th Apr 2023

We have a launch of our church on 6/5/23 at 7pm We’re after a professional photographer to take shots during the service for about 2 hours - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 6 May 2023

Player portraits of professional gamer


Canberra ACT, Australia

12th Apr 2023

Different poses of our professional gamer - Winning poses - Fighting poses - Disappointing poses Could provide reference material - Due date: Before Sunday, 16 April 2023

Managed to get the task done on a really short notice, and delivered the photos quickly. Very kind and would definitely recommend.

I need a portrait photo


Richmond VIC, Australia

6th Apr 2023

I need a portrait photo taken of one my colleagues. Just on a light background. We can come to your studio or you can come to us in Richmond. - Due date: Before Friday, 14 April 2023

Great communicator, very professional. We’re really happy with Lexi’s work.