My philosophy is simple. Your story, plus my vision to create incredible portraits. I really resonate with all that it means to watch your children grow and become their own person. To see them interact with the people they love and explore life with their own little personalities guiding them. Documenting even just one day of this for you is a privilege and a pleasure. I would love to capture your kids doing life their way. 

Your sitting will be tailored to you, with the location, timing and special requests all taken into account. The best photographs are made when clients let me see their bond with their children and the little things that make your family unique.

To help you with the enormous task of choosing your photographs I come to your home to help you plan how you will display your portraits. With many years of experience, access to all of the beautiful professional display options on offer and a passion for interior design you can rest assured that you will hang the right photographs in the right space and enjoy them for many years to come.

Your photographs will be printed with care, transformed into beautiful heirloom albums and wall art and will stand the test of time so that your grandchildren will one day cherish them too.  It's my hope that portraits will make you smile and sigh every time you walk past them, and your children will be fighting you for them when they leave home! These photographs will be a beautiful reminder of their childhood.




Commission fees begin at $275 for a standard sitting in an Adelaide Metro location. Prints from the a la carte price list begin at $150 for a 5x7 inch custom print. Please see the pricing page for my package option that takes some of the guess work out of what you'd like and offers great value if purchased up front.
I offer customised wall art, murals, albums, books and portfolio boxes. If you can dream up a way to display your photographs, I'm excited to achieve it! Photographs make your home come alive.

Your images  and how you display them will be as unique as you are, and quotes vary accordingly. Please call on 0403224509 to discuss what you'd like from your custom artwork so we can give you the best advice on sizing and pricing.

Please note, I do not sell printable files of our work. I take great pride in my product and it's my pleasure to create beautifully and professionally printed artwork for you to enjoy for generations to come. Your photographs will be created to our exacting standards to ensure they will stand the test of time.

All copyright of images commissioned remains the property of Simone Hanckel Photography.  Cameras or recording devices are not permitted to be used at your sitting. All photographs purchased will be archived for insurance purposes should anything happen to your prints! Photographs not purchased within sixty days of your sitting will be deleted to make way for new work.



Commissions are taken with the explicit understanding that copyright is retained by Simone Hanckel on all photographs created at your sitting. Copyright encompasses the right to reproduce, scan, digitise, or copy in any fashion.

Gift Certificates are available.


For more information contact the studio on 0403224509.