Personal Branding Photography Sydney

Your business’ most powerful brand brand is you – your pictures, your stories and the lifestyle that surrounds you.

You will always be the ultimate brand ambassador for your business because you are the essence of what you do and how you do it. Quality branding images are fundamental for your website, promotional and social media content.

A strong media presence is essential in today’s world, but we know how hard it is to keep up with the need for fresh content across all aspects of business these days, from daily socials, banner ads, product images, web content, media stories, blogs… 

So let Lion & Cub help, with images that tell your story professionally, elegantly and with the cut-through that comes with owning your brand.

More than a corporate headshot, personal branding imagery tells your story and allows potential clients to connect with you – and that is gold.

Whether you are just starting out, an established business wanting to take it in a new direction, launching a new product or painfully aware you don’t have enough content for the daily insta update, we’ve got your back.

Nikki is formally trained with 23 years of experience in posing and directing. 

Case Studies

The Piano Man is Scot Finnie, a world-renowned pianist who’s business is making music. 

His website needed profile portraits tinkling the ivories, laughing and caught in the moment. 

To capture Scot and his incredible talent, we hired out space in Sydney’s Carriageworks and rolled in a baby grand, sharp suit and shoes, and let Scot make his magic. 

Lion & Cub created images for his website, profiles and social media. While Scot’s expertise shines through, his love of what he does makes these shots sing.

"Working with Nikki was amazing. I needed a website refresh and to project an elite image for my international gigs. Her talent, vision and professionalism were remarkable and the images speak for themselves.”
Scot Finnie

Emily Simmons cares a-lot about mugs. Her ceramics work is rooted in nostalgia for her hometown in Nova Scotia and her identity as a windswept but unwavering maritimer. Her work evokes moody, storm-crushed seas while embodying a serenity and coziness, as if safeguarding against the elements

She reached out to Lion & Cub when she launched a brand and website for her ceramics, and the shots that we captured imbue both Emily and her work with the beauty and passion they deserve. 

“I reached out to Nikki when I was launching a brand and website for my ceramics. It was a wonderful experience to work with her on this project. She really understood the vision and worked to the brief that my web designer provided. Nikki organised two sessions: one to photograph me at the studio where I make ceramics, and a second to photograph my finished pieces in a beautiful studio space. The whole process was extremely creative, collaborative, and joyful. And the finished photos are gorgeous - I couldn't be happier with them. They really capture the vision that I had, and then some - they are more than what I'd hoped for. Nikki is such a great photographer to work with and I highly recommend her.”
Emily Simmons

Sally Cummins is the very well-put-together face behind Inner Style Queen, a self-confessed colour fanatic. 

Her mission is to inspire busy, working women to look good and feel more confident, by helping them to see the colours and styles that both empower them and present them in their full glory. 

When rolling out a new website and insta profile, Sally needed a swag of strong, effective imagery to support her brand.

“Nikki is a dynamic and professional photographer who knows how to direct a shoot and make it fun! I hired Nikki to take some photos of me as I needed some fresh content for my social media pages and website. I’m a colour stylist with an edgy vibe and Nikki helped me to capture the exact look I was after. We had the best day and I was delighted when there were too many great shots to choose from! I would absolutely recommend Nikki to anyone wanting some amazing photos for business or pleasure.”
Sally Cummins

Personal Branding Packages

Public Profile

  • 5 fully edited print quality digital images
  • 30-minute session.
  • Studio lighting with your choice of background.
  • Hair and make-up
  • Option to select your images straight after the session.

Content Creator

  • 15 fully edited print-quality digital images
  • Strategy phone consultation to plan every detail
  • 90-minute session
  • 3 outfit changes
  • Images resized for all your social media, LinkedIn and website
  • Choose your images from online gallery with options to upgrade

Personal Branding

  • 50 fully edited print quality digital images
  • Consultation Call to make a detailed plan and shot list
  • 4 hours of photography
  • Professional hair & makeup
  • Your images in colour & black and white
  • Two locations – Tortuga Studios for product shots and portraits; 
  • An outdoor location or your business address.

Additional Information

  • Wish you were five kilos lighter? Don’t panic, we’re experts at finding your most flattering angle, and we will make you look awesome
  • Don’t know how to style the shoot? Wardrobe styling is available, along with colour consultations with the brilliant Inner Style Queen 
  • Worried you won’t be able to re-post images online? All your content will be correctly sized for social media, facebook banners, website, print etc
  • Not sure what will work for you? That’s our job – and an integral part of the experience, getting to know what you like, what you might need and how best to show you off!
  • Stylists, props, a style brief and vision: we can make sure you have exactly what you need
  • Professional hair and makeup is available if you would like it
  • We shoot in two locations, usually over half a day
  • Product shoots in studio or outdoors – it depends on you and what you want to promote
  • We love shooting in unusual and vibrant locations, including cafes, hotels, parks and in the heart of the city. Whatever feels right to you.
  • Lion + Cub’s retouching service is included in the package – hello Photoshop! – and colours in the images are optimised to to match your brand
  • Choose from a basic headshot to an entire year’s worth of content… or something in between