ABOUT

Casamento Photography are leaders in the production of high-end images. Based in Melbourne since 1955, now located five minutes from Melbourne's CBD, the Casamento team have long been trusted to capture the transient moments of the city's life. Their archive testifies to the company's pivotal role in recording the key events for Victoria's businesses, educational establishments, creative agencies, news agencies and families over the decades. With over 100 years experience collectively, and as one of the earliest adopters of digital photography, the present day finds Casamento Photography as a close knit team who can assure its customers of a warm and personalised photographic service that prides itself on genuinely caring for and building long-term relationships with clients.

Widely trusted across the corporate, educational and governmental sectors, our practice of careful discussion with clients about desired outcomes and brand strategy, coupled with proven aesthetic judgement and post-production expertise, provides you with visual outcomes that will last the generations. 

Peter Casamento Peter trained in photography at Melbourne's RMIT and has been photographing professionally for 24 years. Influenced by his renowned father John Casamento, he inherited John's sharp eye for detail, aesthetic beauty, and quick reflexes. Peter combines his love of connecting with people with his mastery of technical precision in the most challenging of circumstances. He enjoys creating memorable images with good humour, a tireless work ethic and the greatest of care.

Peter Casamento

Peter trained in photography at Melbourne's RMIT and has been photographing professionally for 24 years. Influenced by his renowned father John Casamento, he inherited John's sharp eye for detail, aesthetic beauty, and quick reflexes. Peter combines his love of connecting with people with his mastery of technical precision in the most challenging of circumstances. He enjoys creating memorable images with good humour, a tireless work ethic and the greatest of care.

John Casamento John's long and distinguished photo-journalistic career began in 1955 when he joined Australia's largest circulation daily newspaper, the The Sun News-Pictorial, now the Herald-Sun. After 36 years and countless front page images he joined Leader Newspapers for a further 16 years. His multi award-winning images have earned him accolades including Australian Press Photographer of the Year, Australian Sports Picture of the Year and Most Popular Picture in the World Press Photo Contest exhibition. 'The Vault', John's extensive photo library, contains thousands of historic photos, illustrating an amazing journey and love affair with the camera that continues today. Click here to view images from John's photographic archive.

John Casamento

John's long and distinguished photo-journalistic career began in 1955 when he joined Australia's largest circulation daily newspaper, the The Sun News-Pictorial, now the Herald-Sun. After 36 years and countless front page images he joined Leader Newspapers for a further 16 years. His multi award-winning images have earned him accolades including Australian Press Photographer of the Year, Australian Sports Picture of the Year and Most Popular Picture in the World Press Photo Contest exhibition. 'The Vault', John's extensive photo library, contains thousands of historic photos, illustrating an amazing journey and love affair with the camera that continues today. Click here to view images from John's photographic archive.

Richard Timbury Richard has trained in visual arts where he majored in photography and has worked continuously as a professional photographer since his mid-twenties. He has worked alongside the Casamento's since 2006 . Richard's love of the outdoors and Australia's non-urban landscapes has meant his personal work has become typified by his resonance with natural forms and spacious, wide open vistas.   

Richard Timbury

Richard has trained in visual arts where he majored in photography and has worked continuously as a professional photographer since his mid-twenties. He has worked alongside the Casamento's since 2006 . Richard's love of the outdoors and Australia's non-urban landscapes has meant his personal work has become typified by his resonance with natural forms and spacious, wide open vistas. 

 

 
Francesco Vicenzi Francesco studied in Media and Communication in Bologna University, having grown up in Genoa. Since arriving in Australia in 2009, Francesco has set up his own independent photography company in which he specialises in music and cultural events. With a natural flair and enthusiasm for digital innovation, Francesco works as photographer, image editor and retoucher. 

Francesco Vicenzi

Francesco studied in Media and Communication in Bologna University, having grown up in Genoa. Since arriving in Australia in 2009, Francesco has set up his own independent photography company in which he specialises in music and cultural events. With a natural flair and enthusiasm for digital innovation, Francesco works as photographer, image editor and retoucher. 

Julie Merrett Born a Casamento, Julie shares Peter's passion for bringing people together and providing a client-centred service. A business owner and mother of three boys, Julie embodies order and calm in the Casamento workplace in her role as client liaison and accounts manager. Passionate about raising awareness and resources for Type 1 diabetes research, Julie was recently awarded Victorian Volunteer of the Year by the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation. Reading, exercise and spending time with a large extended family are what makes up Julie's spare time. But what is her idea of a blissful moment? A quiet glass of wine and a good book!

Julie Merrett

Born a Casamento, Julie shares Peter's passion for bringing people together and providing a client-centred service. A business owner and mother of three boys, Julie embodies order and calm in the Casamento workplace in her role as client liaison and accounts manager. Passionate about raising awareness and resources for Type 1 diabetes research, Julie was recently awarded Victorian Volunteer of the Year by the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation. Reading, exercise and spending time with a large extended family are what makes up Julie's spare time. But what is her idea of a blissful moment? A quiet glass of wine and a good book!

Amelia Swan Amelia trained in History of Art many years ago in Edinburgh, born and brought up in London. Her interest in the role of images historically and the use of composition to convey meaning has led her to the contemporary world of photography. She has brought her love of meeting people and her interest in aesthetic creativity to her current role as aesthetic stylist and post production assistant. Amelia loves making people look their best and responding to what the client wants to achieve through their photographs.

Amelia Swan

Amelia trained in History of Art many years ago in Edinburgh, born and brought up in London. Her interest in the role of images historically and the use of composition to convey meaning has led her to the contemporary world of photography. She has brought her love of meeting people and her interest in aesthetic creativity to her current role as aesthetic stylist and post production assistant. Amelia loves making people look their best and responding to what the client wants to achieve through their photographs.