Hi there!

Thank you for visiting my website. My name is Janine and I am a natural light family and newborn lifesytle photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. I am a mum to 2 gorgeous girls, Luca and Juno and wife to my lovely husband Sam. 

Throughout my childhood I was the quiet content child, happily sitting in the corner watching others, instead of being the life of the party. Observing and listening to my surroundings all my life has given me the ability to capture raw emotions and taught me the importance of authentic moments.

My girls Luca and Juno are the biggest inspiration in my life. They remind me every day how much we all should value every moment and every minute. Dance like no one is watching, sing whenever we feel like it and be ourselves no matter what.

I value the moments of simplicity. I love to capture the everyday, the crazy hair, the giggles and the cries. My style is raw, authentic and emotive. You could call it candid photography. My focus is to capture the essence of your family, the love and connection between you, in a playful and fun approach. There is no need to sit still and smile at the camera. I might ask you to sit in a certain spot to get the right light and help to create a emotive and fun filled images. Little games make my photos look so relaxed and effortless. I recommend to book a Melbourne family and newborn photographer with which style you feel most connected with to document your familes journey and growth. If you feel like my work speaks to you and suits your personal needs, please get in touch and we can chat about what I can do to help to hold on to those memories that are soon forgotten.

I would love to meet you to create your family's story.

Janine xx

'About' photos were taken by Yan Palmer. 

Janine’s favourite sessions…

Janine is a Melbourne newborn photographer, Melbourne baby photographer, Melbourne maternity photographer and Melbourne family photographer with a natural approach and point of difference. All her sessions have a very natural and unique style with a focus on caputuring the connection between you and your loved ones. 

Janine loves to photograph newborns and family's in their natural environment to give the most authentic reflection of who you are as a family. In home sessions are a beautiful memory for years to come, especially in this day and age where familes move a lot throughout Melbourne as their family grows. If its a light filled home with a backyard or a small dark terrase house. Janine understands how to work with the excisting natural light and makes her sessions look beautiful and emotive. All photos have an un-posed feel, so there is no need for kids to sit still and smile at the camera but moreso enjoy the company of one another and have fun. 

Outoor sunset sessions are also a passion of Janine and are available for all over Melbourne. The outdoors give children the freedom to move freely, run around and have fun. This is most suitable for children that love to be outdoors and are full of energy. Outdoor sunset sessions aren't just suitable for family photography sessions but also for maternity photo sessions as well as newborn photo sessions all over Melbourne. 

To book your newborn, maternity or family session with White Salt Photography, please get in touch via the contact from and Janine will get back to you as soon as possible. Janine only takes very limited bookings for each month, so please ensure to get in touch early. We recommend 4-8 weeks ahead of time. 

Janine offers her service of newborn photographer, maternity photographer and family photographer all over Melbourne and Victoria. This includes all inner Melbourne suburbs such as Richmond, South Yarra, Fitzroy, Malvern, South Melbourne, Hawthorn, Northcote and Coburg as well as sout easter suburbs such as Brighton, Bentleigh, Ellwood, Caulfield, Chelsea, Frankston all the way down to Mornington and Sorrrento. Western suburbs include Yarraville, Williamstown and Footscray. Other areas are available on request. Please get in thouch with Janine to discuss any interstate photography sessions.