Vote for the cover of Babies in Bonnets

We have photographed 40 adorable Canberra babies over the past 10 months for the 4th edition of Babies in Bonnets and it’s time to decide which adorable baby will star on the front cover! 

We need your help! 

Vote for your favourite and the baby/babies with the most votes will star on the COVER of our amazing book!

Plus, for taking the time to vote for your favourite cover, you could win a $400 Heartstory Family Photography Experience for your own family! How cool is that?! 

How to vote

  1. Review the cover designs* in the slideshow below
  2. Make a note of the name/number you want to vote for
  3. Scroll down & complete the voting form!

Voting is open to everyone over the age of 18, but you can only vote/enter once!

*these are sample designs only. Once we have the winning baby locked in, we’ll design the perfect cover! 

Fill out the form to enter & vote

By entering, you agree to the T&C at the bottom of the page (please read). 

Don’t forget, you can only enter once!



Terms & Conditions of voting & entry

  1. Only one entry per family/IP address will be accepted. 
  2. Entrants must be over the age of 18.
  3. Entries close at midnight Wednesday August 23, 2023.
  4. The winning family (baby) of the cover competition will be notified by phone on Thursday August 24, 2023, and announced on social media. The baby or babies from the winning family will star on the cover of our 4th edition of Babies in Bonnets and will receive an additional signed copy of the book. 
  5. A small selection of voters will be chosen to receive a Heartstory Portrait Experience of their own. These winners will be notified by SMS no later than Friday August 25, 2023. The $400 prize is for an outdoors or studio Heartstory Family Photography Experience (value $200), and $200 credit towards photographic artwork. Prize packages must be used by 31 December 2023 (extensions may be given on request under certain circumstances)
  6. Prizes may not be substituted for any other product or service (such as a wedding photography package) or used in conjunction with any other promotion, gift certificate or discount, and are not redeemable for cash.
  7. By voting in this competition, you agree to be added to our mailing list to be kept in the loop with cool stuff like this. We promise to never spam you, and of course, you can unsubscribe any time.
  8. This competition is administered by Heartstory and is not in affiliation with Meta, Facebook or Instagram. We will not contact you by DM on any social media platform, so please be aware of scam messages that can occur with competitions shared on social media and don’t click any links that look suspicious. If you win a prize, we will contact you via SMS and you can be sure it’s us.