Animal Portraits

No surprises here - we live, love and photograph animals 24/7. We offer two types of portraiture sessions (deluxe session + mini sessions). Your experience through the entire process and enjoying your beautiful artwork is our top priority! We take you step by step through the process and although we are based in Manawatu, we are more than happy to travel with you to your preferred location, your home or we can suggest some locations as well! **Prints + Products are sold separately and are not included in your session fee.

Family Portraits

We are a family business working with our family craft of three generations. It’s safe to say that family is monumentally important to us - 2 and 4 legged alike. Yes our business says “Animal Portraits” but we want you to know that we also offer Family Portraiture sessions. We take you step by step through the process and will absolutely travel to locations you prefer. . .or we can suggest some as well! Your family, your artwork and your experience with us is our top priority. **Prints + Products are sold separately and are not included in your session fee.


Do you have an animal stud? Do you have a Stallion you would like to promote? Do you have a new litter of kittens you would like photographed? Do you have a prize winning bull? Would you like to promote a new animal product? Whatever your commercial needs are, we can help. Our commercial packages will be quoted, based on your requirements which will determined through a free consultation. Our commercial rates start from $300.


Have a camera and not quite sure how to use it? Want to take better images of your pet? Want to make the ultimate family portrait? We don’t believe in trade secrets, we want to share our knowledge. Having had the amazing opportunity to teach photography in 3 different countries, we are now offering 1 day workshops here at Avedon Lodge. You receive your course notes, morning tea, lunch and all the Avedon Fur Family to practice on. We can even supply humans if that is more your thing! Chocolate + Coffee in abundance is also supplied.


Have a favourite photograph that is discoloured, has creases, has marks on it or has pieces missing? We love restoration work and the bigger the challenge the better. This service is quote based after consultation - we need to see your image and evaluate how long the restoration will take. We are extremely thorough and particular with our work and you ONLY pay for the time it took us, regardless if we quoted longer. You also receive a complimentary print of you restored image.

Small Business

Have a small business? Just starting out? Or have a small business but wanting some support? We are a small business and we want to give to other’s in our position. We can help with logo design, website’s, printing, advertising images. . .the list goes on. Contact us and let’s chat about how we can help!