Vote in Families of the Season: Summer

Welcome to the Summer edition of ‘FAMILIES OF THE SEASON’!

Get ready to meet the gorgeous families we photographed last summer…

(please note, these families all gave us permission to share their images, so it doesn’t include all the families we photographed last summer)

You’re invited to vote for your favourite family! 

The family who gets the most votes will win $1000 Heartstory credit towards new artwork** from their last shoot or their next shoot shoot PLUS bragging rights for becoming the Heartstory Family of Summer. 

And by voting, you get the chance to win a $400 Heartstory Family Portrait Experience for your family, so you can have awesome photos like this! 

HOW To vote:

1. Scroll down to view the gallery

2. Find your fave family & make a note of what number they are

3. Fill out the voting form below

What you can win

There are prizes for the voters + for the families in the photos

For the voters:

Twenty lucky voters will win a Heartstory Family Photography Experience worth $400. This includes a studio or outdoors session and $200 credit towards photographic artwork. 

These will be selected randomly from all entries once voting is closed.


For the families in the photos:

The Heartstory Family of Summer (the one with the most votes when the voting period closes): this family will receive $1000 credit towards new artwork from their last session or their next session, to be used in the next 12 months. 



1. Review all our families of summer below 

2. Make a note of the number you want to vote for 
(it appears when you hover over the image & it’s also below the photo when you scroll through)

3. Scroll down & fill out the form to enter your vote!

Fill out the form to vote

By entering, you agree to the T&C at the bottom of the page (please read). And don’t forget, you can only enter once!










Voting Terms & Conditions

  1. Only one entry per family/IP address will be accepted.
  2. Voters must be over the age of 18.
  3. Voting close at midnight Wednesday December 6th 2023.
  4. The winner will be determined by the most votes and will be notified by phone on Thursday December 7th 2023 and announced on social media.
  5. **The $1000 prize for the winner may be used towards new artwork from their most recent shoot, or their next shoot (to be used within 12 months).
  6. 20 voters will be randomly chosen to receive a Heartstory Family Portrait Experience of their own in the form of a $400 prize. These winners will be notified by SMS on Friday December 8th 2023. The $400 prize is for a Heartstory Portrait Experience (worth $200) and $200 credit towards your order of prints, products & digital files.
  7. 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. They also cannot be used towards a special project like Canberra Kids or others that we may run next year.
  8. $400 prizes must be used by end of May 2023 with no extensions possible unless there are extenuating circumstnaces. 
  9. By entering 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 opt out/unsubscribe any time.
  10. Please note that scammers are everywhere so beware of any messages you receive on Meta platforms of pages that may be impersonating us. We will never ask for credit card details and you will only hear from us via email or SMS (unless we are replying to your message on Instagram of Facebook). 
  11. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Meta. You are providing your information to Heartstory and not to Meta. By participating in this promotion you agree to a complete release of Meta from any claims. Participation in this promotion is subject to the terms & conditions outlined.