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About us

Avalon City Imaging is a fun, vibrant studio located in Adelaides CBD. With a focus on making stunning portraits, our team has over 50 years combined experience in creating incredible, customized artwork to keep for years to come. 


Avalon City Imaging specialise in Family, Portrait, Wedding, Boudoir, Newborn and Fashion Photography

Located on historic Chesser Street, our three story terrace building has played host to many of Australias biggest names in photography. The Avalon City Imaging team is no exception and we are proud to carry on that legacy of beautiful artwork. 




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If you have ever been photographed by Dave you will know all about his infectious laughter and ability to relax even the most nervous person. We call him 'Adventure Dave' because no matter where he is or what he does, he turns it into one big adventure.

Dave has been in the industry for over 15 years. In that time he has exhibited his work all over Adelaide, photographed our city's most impressive people and travelled all over the country to create incredible images. He is the founding member of Avalon City Imaging and is the heart and soul of our team. Everyone he meets is blown away by his energy and love of his craft. Dave is a specialist in Boudoir and Fashion photography, with years of posing and lighting experience he is an absolute wizard at bringing the inherent beauty out in everyone.








Caroline is the one who holds us all together at Avalon City Imaging. If there is a problem Caz can solve it. She has been in the industry since she was 18 years old, working both nationally and in London as a studio photographer. Not only is she an awesome photographer she is also a fully trained makeup artist and organisational ninja.

Caroline's super power is making people feel super relaxed and comfortable in front of the camera. With her awesome sense of humour and years of experience it’s hard not to be put completely at ease. She has a keen eye for design and is an absolute gun at helping our clients select the right images from their photo shoot.








Emmanuelle is our behind the scenes digital wizard. She looks after all the images once they have been photographed giving them that extra wow factor Avalon City Imaging is known for. She has an insane eye for detail and the technical skills that constantly blow us away. 

With two degrees specialising in photography, visual arts and design, she can fine tune your images into masterpieces ready to hang on your wall. We love how she nails every challenge we throw at her, she is our digital rockstar.








Patricia, Patsy or as we call her our 'Maori Warrior Princess' is often the first person you speak to when booking in for a session at Avalon City Imaging. She is our hostess with the mostess and, having worked in studios all over the country she has magical powers in helping our clients to visualise what their dream photographs could look like.

Patsy has also outfitted some on the most beautiful homes with custom ready photographic art and brings her artistic flair and style to image selection appointments. She is also a full trained beauty therapist. Our clients love her no fuss, straight shooting attitude to image selection.






Jessica Bailey

Makeup artist  

Jessica Bailey is a super star with her make up skills. If you are after a soft dewey look or a sultry smokey eye, Jess will transform you into a goddess. She puts everyone at ease with her gorgeous nature and cheeky sense of humour.

Having worked in the industry for over 15 years, she has worked as a trainer at Media MakeUp Academy and is in high demand for her mad make up skills. 

Everyone loves their transformation after getting the Jess treatment.