Capture your family, forever 

a great backyard offers an on-location portrait and head shot service. 

We specialise in portraits, formal head shots & capturing your unique family dynamic. We don't believe in hidden costs so we choose not to charge a sitting fee.  

Session Fee

This includes
1 x A4 high gloss print on 375gsm photo paper

Additional Prints
$25 per A4
$75 per A3



We’re happy to travel within the greater Waikato area.
We can absolutely travel further for portrait sessions
but they will incur a travel fee.

What our clients are saying:

‘We had a great time!’

“These two are awesome! I am in awe of all their photos. We had our family photos done and I am usually uncomfortable in front of the camera but they made me and my family feel relaxed and we had a great time. The outcome was amazing family photos that I will treasure. I would recommend to anyone & would choose them again.”

— Catherine Wildermoth.

‘Very professional & patient’

“An awesome team, who are a pleasure to work with. Very professional and patient. So good at what they do, Will keep coming back again and again. Would highly recommend The Great Backyard Waitomo.”

— Joey Vee

‘Very impressed with the results’

“We used The Great Backyard Waitomo for a Photo Shoot for our Single Cover and were very impressed with the results. Amazing, professional and respectful. We can't thank you enough. Very impressed with the results.”

— Kane Kura, The DC Boys


‘Gorgeous family photos!’

“Corin and Brydie made us feel so relaxed and their results (our gorgeous family photos) are so professional. Corin managed to capture the real us in a very candid and relaxed way and the follow up with prints and quality and service was so friendly and easy. Thank you so much, we love our pics x.”

— Laree & Kevin Anderson

‘An awesome photography team!’

“Corin and Brydie are an awesome photography team! Corin took an amazing photo of one of my black lambs - not an easy task!! So proud to include postcards to my customers - even prouder when I see tourists buying them to send home! The end result was fantastic, thanks so much guys.”

— Janette Osborne, Briar Patch

I was blown away

“I approached Corin about taking some portrait photos and was blown away by the professionalism he provided. He was incredibly accommodating & his knowledge and passion for photography were driving factors for me in selecting him and his company. Thanks again Corin for making me standout in the professional world. You will be the first person I go to if I need these done again.”

— Alex Johnson