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Hello and welcome!

Heartstory is based in Canberra, ACT, Australia, and specialises in portrait photography, including family photography, maternity & newborn photography, baby & child photography and couple photography. Heartstory also takes a limited number of wedding photography commissions each year. Katie and Jeremy work on-location, with natural light, shoot regularly in Sydney, and are available for Australia-wide and international portrait and wedding photography commissions. Katie and Jeremy are both national, multi-award winning photographers and fully accredited, associate members of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP).

Love Autumn Mini Portrait Sessions are happening for the 5th year running! Bookings open Monday April 14th, and we expect them to book out, so get in quick! 

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Please select an image below to view the most recent Heartstory portraits, weddings, the latest news and special offers.


Love Autumn Mini Portrait Sessions are now officially open for bookings! Spots are strictly limited and already fillingView full post »

Canberra newborn and family photography

Growing families // Canberra newborn and family portrait photographer

So Katie, do you think you could photograph three children under 6 and a newborn baby at the same time? ChallengeView full post »

Love Autumn Mini Portrait Photography Sessions in Canberra by Heartstory

Love Autumn Mini Portrait Sessions 2014 // Canberra family photography

For the 5th year running, Love Autumn Mini Portrait Sessions are here, and will be open for bookings next week! SpotsView full post »

Heartstory Canberra family portrait photography

Celebrate your family // Canberra family portrait photography

A family portrait photography session should be a celebration. The resulting images should authentically capture theView full post »

Canberra couple and beloved portrait photography by Katie Kolenberg, Heartstory

Brigit & Dan // Canberra wedding and couple portrait photography

In the time I’ve been doing wedding photography, I’ve learnt that I am capable of delivering so much more toView full post »

Canberra family portrait photography

The ideal family portrait session // Canberra family photographer

It’s true that every portrait session we do is different. It depends on you, your personalities, the location, theView full post »

Canberra wedding photography by Heartstory

Brad & Jess get married // Canberra wedding photography

As I discovered during their pre-wedding portrait session, Jess and Brad love trees, so it was fitting that they shouldView full post »

Canberra and Sydney baby portrait photography

Oliver // Canberra & Sydney professional baby photography

I find babies utterly enchanting. Their gaze is mesmerising. Their softness is intoxicating. Their expressiveness isView full post »

Canberra child and family photographer

About being yourself // Canberra and Sydney portrait photographer

If I had to pick one thing I’ve learnt in my time photographing children, it’s that kids don’t knowView full post »

Sydney & Canberra wedding photography

Jo & Madox get married at Cockatoo Island // Sydney wedding photographer

I’ve been writing and re-writing this post in my head for weeks. Yes, even during my summer break. You might wantView full post »

Heartstory Canberra newborn photography

Welcome Nina // Canberra newborn photography

It’s such a honour to photograph the tender, early days of new parenthood. I relish the trust my families put inView full post »

Family and children

Sisters // Family portrait photography Canberra

Sometimes siblings are like peas in a pod, and sometimes they’re like chalk and cheese. These gorgeous girls wereView full post »