Sessions are generally between 45min to one hour in length. In the case of newborns they can take up to three hours depending on the temperament of the baby during the session and allowing for feeding breaks.

All newborn sessions are done Monday to Friday in the morning only at 9:30am finishing by 12:30pm at the latest. The newborn studio is located at 33 Caduceus Way, Hilbert.

Family and child portrait sessions are done Monday to Friday approximately an hour before sunset when the light is at its best. Times throughout the year for these sessions will vary throughout the year as the seasons change.

Kristy Mannix Photography is closed on weekends and public holidays however limited weekend sessions are available throughout the year and are booked at the discretion of the photographer.

Galleries from each session will be ready within 2 weeks of the session, longer over extended holiday breaks such as Christmas and Easter or where Public Holidays fall within the 2 weeks after the session.

You will view your photos at Kristy’s studio in Hilbert at your personal reveal appointment. All orders for photos are made at this time and payment in full is required at this time.

All images included in the gallery provided to clients is at the discretion of Kristy Mannix Photography. There is no guarantee that all images captured at the session will be included.

Strictly NO OUTSIDE CAMERAS are allowed in the camera room during photo sessions.



A non refundable booking fee is payable for all sessions and is due at the time of booking to confirm your session date in our schedule. The booking fee is non refundable and non transferable. Clients who fail to appear on the day of their session or are over 30 minutes late for their session will forfeit their booking fee. If the client cancels their session with no plans to reschedule, they will also forfeit their booking fee. Rescheduling of sessions due to weather is at the discretion of Kristy Mannix Photography. In the event of illness, clients may reschedule to another date, with a maximum of 1 reschedule per client.



Your booking fee is to be paid before any photoshoot will proceed. We accept credit card, PayPal, cash or bank deposit.



All client images will be kept on file for a maximum of 12 months on an external hard drive. While all care is taken to preserve all client galleries for up to 12 months, Kristy Mannix Photography cannot be held responsible for the loss of any images due to equipment failure. It’s the clients responsibility to make back up copies of the images they receive from Kristy Mannix Photography. Replacement of digital files will be provided at a cost of $50.



Clients will be given a Booking Form to sign which outlines the Kristy Mannix Photography studio policies and allows the photographer to use session images on website galleries, the associated blog and possibly in future printed matter connected to Kristy Mannix Photography. Kristy Mannix Photography is an artist and as such requests that the work she creates be allowed into art exhibits, displayed in her studio and print competitions. The work is always showcased in the best possible way and will never compromise or jeopardise the photographer’s hard earned reputation. Confidentiality in advertising is always maintained. If you prefer your photos not to be shared online, please make this known prior to your photoshoot and we will respect your wishes.



Clients may not scan or reproduce printed images purchased from the photographer in bulk for distribution unless they have purchased the appropriate right to do so.

Reprinting and distributing copyrighted images is prohibited. Copyright is retained by the photographer. Further prints can be reordered at any time within 6 months of the shoot. Any later than that will be advised on a case by case basis.



As a courtesy, please advise of the need to cancel or reschedule as soon as you possibly can. An alternative session time can then be made. The photographer has no desire to penalise clients for circumstances out of their control but would like the opportunity to be able to schedule other clients in that session time.