The Latent Image Photography » exclusive and affordable boutique photographic service


THE LATENT IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHY a studio photography business in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne.  Melbourne photographer Leigh Hodgen, a family portrait photographer, specialising in newborn photography, baby photography, child photography, kids photography, toddler photography, maternity photography, family portraits, couples photography, teens and fashion photography, fundraising photography, corporate photography, hairdressing photography, in Melbourne.   THE LATENT IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHY is owned and operated by Leigh Hodgen, a professional photographer and registered member of AIPP Australian Institute of Professional Photographers.
Specialising in maternity, newborn and baby portraits, located in Wheelers Hill, SE Melbourne suburbs, the studio is owned and operated by Leigh Hodgen, a professional photographer with over twenty years experience photographing children.

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Baby Photography Melbourne and Wheelers Hill. Artistically captured creative and memorable photographs of your newborn baby.  Photographs of your newborn baby should ideally be taken within 2 weeks of the birth.
Leigh specializes in newborn portraiture and will capture your precious baby beautifully. Newborn sessions should be booked while you are still pregnant.   As your baby grows and their individual personality begins to develop it is wonderful to capture the many milestones within the first years of life.

Maternity Photography  Melbourne and Wheelers Hill. Being pregnant is such a short space of time in your life. Why not capture those fleeting moments with beautiful maternity photography.  Combination maternity and newborn photography packages are also available. Email me for further information at

Family Photography  Leigh, a professional portrait photographer, will capture your family photograph in prints, acrylic, canvas or storyboard.

Please review the portrait photography galleries throughout this site and my Facebook page and to find out more about baby photography, kids photography or for family photographs, contact me on 0424706071 or email

THE LATENT IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHY offers an exclusive and affordable boutique customized photographic service. From family photography to fashion photography and maternity to newborn, all tastes and styles are accommodated for, through the imaginative talents of photographer and artist Leigh, at her professional studio in south east Melbourne. The Latent Image Photography delivers chic, contemporary and creative interpretation of photos, fine art and digital mediums, resulting in unique and powerful eye-catching imagery. Leigh provides quality original products in the form of that special masterpiece, striking image, or stunning portfolio, capturing fleeting moments in time, for truly lasting memories.

The Latent Image Photography is located in Wheelers Hill, south east Melbourne. Easily accessible from the Eastern Freeway or Ferntree Gully Road, servicing the south east suburbs of Melbourne and beyond including:
Glen Waverley, Wheelers Hill, Mount Waverley, Mulgrave, Scoresby, Rowville, Lysterfield, Knox, Clayton, Oakleigh, Huntingdale, Murrumbeena, Chadstone, Carnegie, Ringwood, Nunawading, Ferntree Gully, Knoxfield, Wantirna, Vermont, Vermont South, Boronia, Upwey, Tecoma, Belgrave, Bayswater, Mitcham, Donvale, Park Orchards, Burwood, Burwood East, Ashwood, South Yarra, Albert Park, Elwood, Middle Park, St Kilda, South Melbourne, Abbotsford, Richmond, Balwyn, Camberwell, Canterbury, Glen Iris, Hawthorn, Kew, Mont Albert, Surrey Hills, Doncaster, Templestowe, Blackburn, Box Hill, Beaumaris, Black Rock, Highett, Dingley Village, Keysborough, Brighton, Hampton, Sandringham, Bentleigh, Armadale, Malvern, Prahran, Toorak, Windsor


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