Melbourne’s #1 portrait studio



Capturing Your Family’s Unique Journey

Hello and welcome to our Cosy and Welcoming Portrait Studio in Altona!

Located in the heart of Altona, Melbourne, our cosy studio specialises in creating captivating, emotion-filled photographs that celebrate the unique bond of your family.

The portraits we create together are more than just images; when you glance at these portraits on your wall, they serve as a daily reminder of the love, connections and strength your family shares and a source of comfort and inspiration on those challenging days.

Family Portraits Photography
Artwork Boudoir

 Embracing Your Beauty and Confidence

In addition to our family photography, I’m also passionate about our boudoir and self-love sessions. These shoots are all about celebrating you and your unique journey towards self-acceptance and self-love. Whether you’re marking a personal milestone or simply wish to see yourself in a new light, our boudoir sessions are designed to make you feel empowered, confident, and absolutely beautiful.

Family Portraits

Family Portraits

Jude is a warm, skilful professional who understands how to relax her subjects, to understand what is needed in a session or assignment and how to best capture the essence of those she photographs.

She is able to work with small, large and complex groups (and even animals), and (importantly) understands that to capture the best images, her subjects require her rapport and empathy. When bringing our extended family for a session she was able to accommodate a range of diverse needs and help everyone be comfortable and have a positive experience. Not only that, but the photographs were perfect too.

I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend MPS and Jude’s services. Thanks for making our session a pleasure and a success.

Cat Mok

Portraits Yoga Teacher

Branding Portraits

Jude is very professional. She helped me feel comfortable when taking photos for my business. I had a selection of brand photography done by Jude.

Her work has helped my business look professional and stand out. She took the time to listen to my needs and understand my business and was able to capture this in the photos taken.

I am extremely happy with her work and would definitely use her again in the future.

Shavita Kotak

Professional Headshots Coach

Branding Portraits

I was so nervous about getting my photos taken for my website. I normally can’t stand having my photo taken or looking at photos of myself.
As soon as I arrived at Jude’s studio, both Jude and Mimma (the lovely hair and makeup artist) put me right at ease. I felt like I’d known them forever!

The pampering made me feel like a princess. Then when it came time to be on camera, Jude helped me to pose in the most flattering and natural-looking positions.
Most importantly, I love the photos! My website is not ready yet but I’ve been using the photos for everything in the meantime!

I couldn’t recommend The Melbourne Portrait Studio enough!

Thank you so much!

Mel Earl



Welcome to my world of portrait photography at my cosy studio in Altona, in the heart of Melbourne’s west. With over 15 years of experience, I specialise in transforming life's stories into stunning gallery-style artwork. As the founder of Van Jude, my art brand, I blend my Dutch heritage and passion for photography into every piece I create. When I'm not behind the camera, you'll find me enjoying precious moments with my two wonderful boys, close friends or snuggling with our adorable cats. The beach is my happy place, where the scent of the sea truly makes my heart sing.

My mission is to reveal the natural beauty in all my clients, capturing the essence of every individual's story. I can't wait to help you tell yours!




In 3 Easy Steps

1. Phone Consultation

We start by getting to know you over the phone.

This will give us a chance to get to know you better, answer any questions you might have, and plan out your dream session.

2. Guided Photoshoot

Ready to unleash your inner goddess?

Get ready to be pampered and styled by our in-house makeup artist. When it’s time for your shoot, I’ll guide you through every posture and pose.

3. Reveal & Ordering

At your reveal session...

You’ll get to enjoy a fully guided cinematic presentation of your portraits, and order the ones you love! Together we'll design artwork that brings life to your home.

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Your personalised portrait experience

At The Melbourne Portrait Studio every session is an exclusive journey tailored just for you and your loved ones. Our commitment is to craft a personalised and unforgettable experience that truly reflects who you are.

From the moment we start our conversations, our focus is on uncovering what matters most to you. We take the time to understand each individual's personality, diving deep into the unique dynamics of your relationships. It's about capturing not just images, but the depth of emotions and connections that defines you and your loved ones.

Our aspiration is to tell your unique story through meaningful portraits, ensuring they are as distinct and special as you. We are looking forward to discovering your story and being a part of this exceptional experience with you!


We would love to discover your story, tell you all about a magical photoshoot at our studio and answer any questions you may have.



PHONE: 0457 043 007

STUDIO ADDRESS: 14A Kearney Av, Altona, VIC 3018

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Gallery Style Artworks

At The Melbourne Portrait Studio we believe that having beautiful and meaningful portraits of yourself and the people you love most should be proudly on display in your home.

Those portraits are a daily reminder of the close connections and love you share with each other and will bring you and your family happiness for years to come.

Deciding how to display your unique portraits is another exciting element of your experience with us, and just as important as the initial decision to capture your story. Our gallery-style wall art will last for decades and become family heirlooms for future generations to enjoy.


Our Portrait Studio 

Step into a world where comfort meets creativity at our luxurious and cosy home studio in Altona, Melbourne. Designed to put you at ease, our studio is bathed in soft, natural light, creating the perfect ambiance for your portrait session.

Transitioning from a large commercial space, we've tailored our home studio to offer a more intimate, relaxed atmosphere, ideal for you and your furry companions. It's this personal touch, combined with our dedication to understanding the distinct narratives and personalities of our clients, that attracts people from all across Australia to our doors.

And with plenty of free parking available, your experience at our studio is assured to be as convenient as it is memorable. Come and see for yourself why our portrait studio is a sanctuary where meaningful moments are captured and cherished.