Aesthete Film and Photography

5.0  ( 16 reviews ) · Sunshine Coast / Noosa / Brisbane · Show Phone
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Aesthete Film and Photography is an innovative, Queensland-based boutique wedding content studio servicing nationally and internationally. This ambitious team of professional photographers and videographers boast exquisite cinematic quality, refined artistic and technical skill, and a wealth of wedding insight. For warm, reliable service, fantastic packages, and flawless results, look no further!

 If you're in search of a film and photography studio with a wealth of experience and a passion for pushing creative boundaries, look no further. Aesthete is renowned for crafting exquisite dimensional content, rich tonalities, and artistic plays with light, promising magical and one-of-a-kind wedding keepsakes that will captivate your gaze. Our team of young, innovative creatives is dedicated to creating beautiful, artful photographs and films tailored to each unique couple. Every wedding we capture has its own individual aesthetic, whether it's filled with warmth, natural surroundings, and rich colors or cooler, crisp tones against urban backdrops. Regardless of your wedding theme or style, Aesthete works its magic in retelling every intimate moment authentically and expressively.

Additionally, we offer the option of capturing your moments on authentic 35mm film, adding a romantic and nostalgic feel to your wedding day. This unique touch infuses your day with timeless charm, creating truly one-of-a-kind images. The classic grainy texture and rich colors make each frame a work of art that stands out in your wedding album. Film brings a fun and exciting element, capturing raw emotions and genuine moments more authentically, ensuring your memories are etched with an enduring and distinctive allure.

“It was an absolute pleasure to work with Aesthete Film and Photography on our wedding day. Such a high quality of work and breathtaking photos and video production. They are truly master artisans in their field. They are also extremely lovely people! They were warm and friendly, which made everything so natural and comfortable, like we were just hanging out with friends. Throughout the day, they were extremely professional and seamlessly worked together as a team in the background to capture our day in all its glory. They attentively listen to what shots we wanted and were able to give us fantastic direction and ideas for those perfect shots.” — Michael T. 


What you’ll love about working with Aesthete Film and Photography for your wedding:

  • Stunning, ambient wedding films and photography. Looking for unbelievably enchanting wedding photographs and films? Look no further! Aesthete Film and Photography boast exquisite content filled with soft lighting, beautiful, rich tones, stunning depth of field, and even drone footage! When viewing their work, you’ll feel as though you’re reliving every second of your wedding day. Their artistic compositions, unique signature colouring, and candid style make for magical keepsakes plucked straight out of a fairytale book. 
  • Exceptional, down-to-earth customer service. As a collective of passionate, ambitious professionals, you can expect nothing less than warm, personable customer service. Aesthete pride themselves on finding the perfect balance between professionalism and comfort. For a joy-filled, relaxed environment and highly experienced, well-versed photographers and videographers, you’ve come to the right place. 
  • Interstate and international travel. While based in the gorgeous Sunshine Coast, Aesthete is eager to capture your wedding, whether within Queensland, interstate, or overseas!  Working on over 100 weddings across the globe and thrive on exploring new places and creative styles. With an adventurous spirit and camera in hand, leave it to Aesthete to turn your wedding day into a stunning tangible memory you can look back on. 


What wedding packages do Aesthete Film and Photography offer? 

Aesthete Film and Photographer offer couples several comprehensive wedding film and photography packages depending upon their needs. Here are some examples of what’s included: 

Film and Photography Packages 

  • Drone photography and footage 
  • Unlimited emails and phone consultations 
  • Professional wedding planning advice, including insight into effective timeline planning 
  • Online gallery 
  • Turnaround time within just two months 
  • Up to nine hours of coverage 
  • One experienced videographer and one experienced photographer
  • 8—10 minute full length edited feature film 
  • Full ceremony and reception speech coverage 
  • Multi-cam setup, stabilised gimbal, and pro-audio recording 


Highlights of working with Aesthete Film and Photography:

  • Ambitious, boutique wedding content studio 
  • Exquisite, ambient photographs 
  • Stunning, cinematic footage with high-quality audio 
  • Outstanding, warm customer service 
  • Comprehensive packages 


“Wow! Kurt and I are absolutely speechless at how utterly incredible our wedding video is. Jazmyn is a true artist and such a kind soul. She is so patient, caring, and has impeccable attention to detail. We couldn’t have chosen a better videographer to capture our special day. We will cherish this forever. Thank you, Aesthete Film and Photography, from the bottom of our hearts.” — Emma J. 


Hi, I'm Max, owner and one of the shooters here at Aesthete. Find out more about us on our website!

Max Van Heusden

Photographer | Film Maker


Exclusive Offer
All the Basics
  • Full-day photo & highlight film
  • 8 hour full day coverage
  • One hybrid video/photo shooter
  • High-res gallery (550 images min)
  • Short highlight film
  • Ceremony full-length recording

All packages include:

• Drone photography and/or footage included in our full-day packages (location and weather dependent)
 Email and phone consultations in the lead up to your day
 Professional wedding planning advice, including insight into effective timeline planning
 25% deposit structure
 Online delivery only, for fast-tracked service and convenience
 Turnaround time within 3 months

Exclusive Offer
The Deluxe Collection
  • Full-day photo & feature film
  • 9 hour full day coverage
  • One videographer & one photographer
  • High-res gallery (700 images min)
  • Short preview film & 5/8min feature film
  • Ceremony full-length recording

All packages include:

• Drone photography and/or footage included in our full-day packages (location and weather dependent)
 Email and phone consultations in the lead up to your day
 Professional wedding planning advice, including insight into effective timeline planning
 25% deposit structure
 Online delivery only, for fast-tracked service and convenience
 Turnaround time within 3 months

Exclusive Offer
The Classic Collection
  • Full-day photography
  • 8-hour coverage
  • One photographer
  • High-res online gallery (650 images min)
  • Enquire about our 5 and 12 hour options

All packages include:

• Drone photography and/or footage included in our full-day packages (location and weather dependent)
 Email and phone consultations in the lead up to your day
 Professional wedding planning advice, including insight into effective timeline planning
 25% deposit structure
 Online delivery only, for fast-tracked service and convenience
 Turnaround time within 3 months

Exclusive Offer
The Cinematic Collection
  • Full-day  videography
  • 8-hour coverage
  • One videographer
  • Short preview film
  • 5 to 8 min feature film
  • Ceremony full-length recording
  • Enquire about our 5 and 12 hour options

All packages include:

• Drone photography and/or footage included in our full-day packages (location and weather dependent)
 Email and phone consultations in the lead up to your day
 Professional wedding planning advice, including insight into effective timeline planning
 25% deposit structure
 Online delivery only, for fast-tracked service and convenience
 Turnaround time within 3 months

Exclusive Offer
Photo Add-ons

Authentic Vintage Film Photography
In addition to shooting digital images, we will use a full roll of 35mm film to capture your day on a genuine analog camera.

Engagement Photo Shoot
Only for couples booking their film or photography media with Aesthete.

Black and White Photography
Receive your whole photo gallery with both a colour and B&W copy of each image .

Enquire for pricing

Exclusive Offer
Enhance You Day

Second Shooter
Capture double the angles, double the moments, double the memories.
Available for full-day bookings only.

Additional Hours
Surcharges on Basics and intimate collections
Starting at $250 per hour, per staff member

Prints, albums and USB boxes pricing available as per request

Enquire for pricing



To book, simply enquire about your preferred package or have a chat with us to tailor one that suits your special day. Once you're ready, secure your date with a 25% deposit, and we'll take it from there. Looking forward to capturing your unique moments!

Our most popular package is the Deluxe Package. Clients love the value it brings – having both a photographer and videographer from the same cohesive team ensures seamless coordination and stunning results. With coverage all day, you can relax and enjoy your special day without any added stress. It's the perfect blend of quality, convenience, and peace of mind.

Absolutely! We are no strangers to travel, and love capturing moments wherever they unfold. We travel Australia wide and internationally, bringing our passion for photography to diverse locations. While we call the Queensland Sunshine Coast home, our lens has explored places from Cairns to New Zealand and everywhere in between. Please note that a travel fee applies for locations outside our base. Let us know where your story unfolds, and we'll make it happen! 

Yes, indeed! Drone footage is included in all of our full-day packages, adding a unique perspective to your visual story. However, it's worth noting that the inclusion of drone footage is weather and location-dependent to ensure the best possible results.

Short answer - Yes!
Long answer - Absolutely! Adding 35mm film to your package is more than just a popular choice; it brings a unique, one-of-a-kind element to your gallery! We use an authentic film camera to capture classic moments with a vintage touch. The result is a timeless and authentic feel that sets your photos apart. It’s a wonderful way to infuse a bit of nostalgia and artistic flair into your memories. 

Working with Aesthete Photography is an experience centred around you and your unique moments. Our laid-back and chill approach ensures a comfortable atmosphere, guiding you through couple photos to capture the very best moments. As a cohesive and talented small team, we seamlessly balance assertiveness for family photos and collaborate effortlessly with other vendors.

Our priority is to make you feel at ease and confident, with a touch of humour. During the cocktail/reception, we blend into the background, capturing both important moments and candid joy. Yes, we're not just a team; we're a close-knit group that works seamlessly together, accommodating multiple bookings, even on popular dates. With a shared shooting style, our small team ensures consistency and excellence in capturing your special moments. Your experience with us is our top priority, and we're dedicated to providing a unified and top-notch service. And, of course, we wouldn't mind sharing a glass of wine with you! 

You can expect your full gallery, including video, to be ready within a 2 to 3-month turnaround time. We understand the excitement of reliving your special day, so we'll also provide a sneak peek with a few preview images within 48 hours from your wedding. We're committed to delivering both quality and efficiency in preserving your precious moments. 

Absolutely! You can exclusively book our videography services. We seamlessly collaborate with other vendors and will be in contact with them before the big day to ensure everything flows smoothly.

We understand that everyone has their own edit preference, and we want your memories to reflect your style. That's why we offer three distinct edit styles. Our personal favourite is 'Moody,' which creates intimate, warm photos – it's our most popular choice. 'Film' emphasises greens, delivering a bright and punchy edit that can bring a vintage feel to your photos. For those who prefer a more natural look, 'Natural' brightens images while staying true to the raw essence straight from the camera. Your forever memories, your preferred edit style!  

16 reviews 5.0 Write a Review

September 2023

Magical! Aesthete Photography was the perfect pick for us. Not only did the photos (700+) come back amazing, our guests couldn't sing enough praises for the photographer Lisa. We highly recommend their services for any occasion.

Yixin Z.

Aesthete Film and Photography

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We truly appreciate your recommendation and are grateful to have been a part of your special day!

July 2023

I could not fault Aesthete. From my initial communication with Max right up to the finished product, these guys are so professional and down to earth. My husband and I were on a pretty tight budget and we were so happy with the package we received which didn't break the bank. Our wedding team consisted of Gabby, Jazmyn and Pat who did an incredible job and were so fun to work with. They have such a great eye for detail and locations. I would have no trouble recommending Aesthete! Thanks guys!


Aesthete Film and Photography

We're genuinely grateful for your kind words and thrilled to hear that our team delivered a professional and budget-friendly service. It was a pleasure working with you, and we appreciate your recommendation. Thanks for choosing Aesthete, and we wish you all the happiness in your marriage!

May 2023

I have never felt so beautiful in a group of photos as I did in the wedding photos Aesthetic Film and Photography took of myself and Brent on the day of our wedding. When looking for a photographer for your wedding, you really want someone you could spend the whole day with. And that’s how I felt about Max and his team (Pat). They were such fun to be around and made us laugh. So many beautifully candid shots were taken as a result. These guys have mastered their craft. I would 100% recommend Aesthetic Film and Photography to all my friends and family.

Jasmine H.

Aesthete Film and Photography

We're genuinely touched by your kind words! It was an absolute joy capturing the beauty and joy of your wedding day. Thank you for the recommendation; we're thrilled to have been part of your special day! 📸💖

January 2024

We were extremely happy with Aesthete! We had the hybrid film and photography package with one photographer, Max. He was great and obviously very experienced. In the lead up to the wedding, we received some digital content from Aesthete asking us to choose some music we liked and also the editing style that we liked. We appreciated having these options to personalise the result to what suited us best! We were so happy with the result of the photos and would definitely recommend them to others!

Bec M.

Aesthete Film and Photography

Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our hybrid film and photography package with Max. Personalising the content to suit your preferences is always our goal, and we're delighted that you were happy with the result. Your recommendation means a lot, and we appreciate the opportunity to capture your special day! 📸🎥💖

December 2023

They are very calm, kind and comfortable in what they do. Max and Patrick work extremely well as a team, they capture every moment so effortlessly and make you feel comfortable. Their attention to detail and capturing the elements and real beauty of your wedding location is impeccable. This team is honestly top tier, could not recommend them more

Chelsie E.

Aesthete Film and Photography

Thanks you so much for your kind words! We're glad Max and Patrick made you feel comfortable, and we're thrilled you enjoyed the moments they captured. Your recommendation means a lot to us!

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