Transforming Photographic Projects Into Unforgettable Art

Charmaine and Peter

Bring images to life with their personal, and highly emotive approach to portrait photography.

Peter and Charmaine's photographs are individually crafted works of ART.

"Powerful, poignant images designed to make an impact." - Lisa Perkovic, Digital Photography magazine.
What really sets them apart is their ability to delve into each individual's story and emerge with a strong
visual interpretation.

They run their portrait studio in CAIRNS and are partners in Highlights Photography, dealing with family, business and fine art styles of photography and presentation.

Together they have won 15 APPA category titles. (7 times Australian Portrait Photographer of the Year, 4 times Australian Illustrative, and 4 times Australian Creative Photographer of the Year).

Charmaine and Peter have both won AIPP Australian Professional Photographer of the Year, and are both AIPP Grand Masters.



Schedule 2019

Tuesday 12th November

Trade Opens & Rego Opens 8.30am Trade Show and Registration Opens
Joshua Holko 9.30am Polar Wildlife Portraiture
Coffee Break 11.00am
Rocco Ancora 11.15am TBA ( Portraits )
Lunch Break 12.45pm
Forum 1.30pm
Lauren McGill 2.00pm TBA ( Family Portraits )
Coffee Break 3.30pm
Melissa Ghionis 3.45pm TBA
Drinks 5.15pm
Evening Hands on Shoots 6.30pm
End 9.30pm

Wednesday 13th November

Trade Opens & Rego Opens 8.30am Trade Show and Registration Opens
George FettingA25 9.30am What makes a Good Headshot
Coffee Break 11.00am
Jason Edwards 11.15am The Day in the Life of News Photog
Lunch Break 12.45pm
Forum 1.30pm
Ashley and Nicki 2.00pm TBA ( Weddings )
Coffee Break 3.30pm
Jerry Ghionis 3.45pm TBA
Drinks 5.15pm
Print Awards 6.15pm
End 7.30pm


The Peninsula

Peninsula - Waterfront Function Venues ​
Shed 14, Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, VIC, 3008

Peninsula is Melbourne’s most glamorous and avant-garde waterfront event space. Located at Central Pier, Docklands, inside a heritage-listed shipping shed, Peninsula is inspired by London’s iconic Tate Modern Museum. Featuring nine-meter high ceilings, exposed trusses and huge floor to ceiling windows flanked by the original loading doors of the shed, the space is sure to impress.