Life is full of stories. Your story is always unique and helping you tell them to share and treasure is what we love to do. On the website I hope you'll find beautiful photography and story telling images to spark some ideas. Then call for a personal chat to see what can be dreamed up for you. 
I look forward to meeting up soon.  - David Haddy

Welcoming families of Adelaide with a smile at Private Collections, The Family Tree Photographers, and David Haddy fine art portraits for 35 years :)


Artwork for your home

Adding personal items and artwork helps turn your house into a home. Decorate your home to include your own personal touch with professional family photos and display pieces you can smile with very day. 

Finding ideas and designing work customised to suit you is always a priority in creating your professional family photography at Private Collections. Before even taking a "click" you're invited to call in, chat about styles, locations and a look to create for your work.

Create portraits you'll love to display for friends and family, and your children will want to keep years into the future. 


Years of experience working with children ensures you can enjoy a fun, relaxing and enjoyable time, while those split second moments are caught. Your family groups can be casual and natural or formal and refined. Choosing the best locations, working within light that brings the best out of your images... there are so many things that go into creating art to hang and enjoy in your home for a lifetime. With personal attention we'll work with you to create your perfect style.

For family photography in Adelaide, surrounding hills, interstate or overseas, simply send an enquiry on the contacts page or call to discuss some ideas.

"more a work of art than a photograph"

Private Collections is the studio of Adelaide photographer David Haddy, who has been crafting beautiful professional family photography for over 35 years. 

With a range of unique art styles his hand printed portraits are collected by clients worldwide to decorate their homes and add to personal collections.

Styling options for portrait photography include David's LightSketch®, unique portrait prints transformed into art styles reminiscent of artist sketches and exhibition pieces, black and white portrait images custom printed on fine art papers, and matted smaller works ideal for gifts and smaller displays.

Call to discover more

Based as a photographer in Adelaide, sessions for photographing children, family and individual portraits are held in homes and locations both here in South Australia, plus interstate and international destinations. Enjoy a relaxed and friendly approach so that your children and family can enjoy the whole process of planning, shooting and creating images you can bring home and tell stories by. 

Request a call to discuss your style and find ways to make your images unique.



To explore further simply make a time to meet in person and find ideas and inspiration to help us create your perfect collection.


All photography by David Haddy

Family Photography

Relaxed family portraits, delightful children's portraits, professional business portraits

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