Changes to our business regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

June 1, 2020

Blog: June 1, 2020

We are thrilled! Today, the Australian Federal and State Governments have made considerable changes to the health restrictions in Australia regarding COVID-19. In Victoria and New South Wales, some restrictions on the beauty industry were lifted.


Since our studios opened in 2003, we have provided a wide variety of professional photography, hair and makeup and styling services. We are delighted to continue this experience for our clients.

We have started reopening bookings for our Melbourne Studio. As we monitor the lifted social restrictions in both states and interstate travel logistics, we will begin to schedule our Sydney clientele, once the health situation stabilises. 

The comfort, health and wellbeing of our client's is our upmost priority.We will be providing our service in line with our blog post on 17 March 2020 below. 

Please contact us to discuss your professional photography requirements. We look forward to seeing you soon!


Blog: March 25,2020

As announced by the Government of Australia, trading restrictions are now in place for many businesses regarding COVID19. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide professional photography including hair and makeup services, during this public health crisis.


We will be available for phone consultations, Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm on our studio mobile 0403 177 814, to discuss our professional photography services. We have a priority wait list for when bookings are able to reopen, which we would love to discuss with you.


Please take care during this unprecedented time.


Blog: March 24, 2020


Things are changing rapidly regarding COVID19. Today, Alise Black Photographic Studios has made the difficult decision to pause all client bookings, until further advice from Government. We can assure you 100%, that we will be providing professional photography in the future. We are more than happy to add you to our newsletter and keep you up to date, for when bookings open again. Take care of yourself and loved ones.





Blog: March 17, 2020

As the COVID-19 situation is evolving by the hour, we have made some changes to our business, to reassure our clients we are open and that our client's and team health and wellbeing is our utmost priority. We will be updating this post with what we are doing, as the situation evolves.


1. To minimise any exposure to risk, we are restricting our photoshoots to only two Sessions a day. In addition all of our team who can work at home will be. This means during a photoshoot Session you will virtually have the studio to yourself for a full private experience. Of course our core team will be there to pamper you, but you are unlikely to share the studio space with any other client.


2. When you come to our studio you'll see cleanliness and hygiene is always a priority for us, everyday. On top of our usual process which involves cleaning all makeup brushes, hair tools and client spaces, we will be taking extra care to disinfect bathrooms, chairs, surfaces, the studio and makeup room between each and every client. During this current climate, we have spaced the time in between shoots, to allow for a more thorough clean.

3. Hair and makeup styling forms part of our normal experience for Private Sessions. Should you not wish to have hair and makeup styling as part of your experience, simply let us know and we will adjust your Session for you. Having said this, you can be assured that our Makeup styling is of the highest hygiene standard. A one time only use brush policy, is in place to ensure your protection. Alcohol washes will be done between each single use. Ie, once a brush touches your face once, the brush is set aside for a full wash and hygiene clean.


4. Whilst we will easily be able to provide social distancing with your photographer Alise and stylist Treia, as with our team, we kindly ask that you only attend your photoshoot if you are in full health and meet the Government's guidelines for returning from overseas, no contact with a diagnosed case, showing no symptoms of illness or any of the other requirements listed here  We reserve the right to reschedule your appointment if you arrive unwell.


5. Just for your peace of mind, all our travel between our Studios in Sydney and Melbourne is in our company car and will not be taking any air travel. We will be minimising our social interaction, including no large commercial photoshoots or group bookings, for the next few weeks. 


6. Treia, co-director of Alise Black Photographic Studios and former Paramedic, is well qualified to keep us up to date with the latest information as it changes. We will be monitoring the Government's advice closely.


With these small changes, we feel really confident that we will continue to create amazing private experiences and stunning images for our clients. This is a safe, clean, beautiful environment where you have minimal interaction with only two people during your experience.


We look forward to seeing you in our beautiful studios soon! Any questions or to make a booking, please contact us



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