ABOUT

Casamento Photography are one of the most well-loved of Melbourne's professional image-makers, long used by government bodies, universities and large scale institutions in addition to independent artists, families and boutique clients in the production of high-end images.

The consistent delivery of photographic excellence combined with client satisfaction forms the foundation of the company's pivotal role in documenting key events over the decades.

With over 100 years experience collectively, and as one of the earliest adopters of digital photography, the present day Casamento Photography is a close knit team that assures its customers of a warm and personalised photographic service and prides itself on genuinely caring for and building long-term relationships with clients. 

Widely trusted across the corporate, educational and governmental sectors, careful pre-planning, proven aesthetic judgement and post-production expertise, provides visual outcomes that will last the generations. 

Based in Melbourne since 1955, Casamento Photography is located five minutes from Melbourne's CBD.

Peter Casamento Peter trained in photography at Melbourne's RMIT and has been photographing professionally for the last 25 years. A perfectionist at heart, Peter prioritizes the highest standards of customer relationship combined with aesthetic originality to assure customers of fresh images that exude years of experience and technical expertise. He enjoys providing clients with a pleasurable, good-humoured experience of being photographed in the service of creating memorable images with long-term significance.

Peter Casamento

Peter trained in photography at Melbourne's RMIT and has been photographing professionally for the last 25 years. A perfectionist at heart, Peter prioritizes the highest standards of customer relationship combined with aesthetic originality to assure customers of fresh images that exude years of experience and technical expertise. He enjoys providing clients with a pleasurable, good-humoured experience of being photographed in the service of creating memorable images with long-term significance.

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. As respected elder and senior photographer, John's decades of experience continuing contributions and are cherished and invaluable. 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. As respected elder and senior photographer, John's decades of experience continuing contributions and are cherished and invaluable. Click here to view images from John's photographic archive.

Richard Timbury Richard is principal photographer alongside Peter, sharing in the project management and post-production at Casamento since 2006. Trained in visual arts, Richard majored in photography and has worked continuously as a professional photographer since his mid-twenties. Easy-going and discreet in style, Richard's broad oeuvre captures the close-in, quiet moments of human interaction in addition to the grand spectacle of large scale events. Richard's love of the outdoors and Australia's non-urban landscapes is reflected in his personal work which is typified by a focus on natural form and spacious, wide open vistas.      

Richard Timbury

Richard is principal photographer alongside Peter, sharing in the project management and post-production at Casamento since 2006. Trained in visual arts, Richard majored in photography and has worked continuously as a professional photographer since his mid-twenties. Easy-going and discreet in style, Richard's broad oeuvre captures the close-in, quiet moments of human interaction in addition to the grand spectacle of large scale events. Richard's love of the outdoors and Australia's non-urban landscapes is reflected in his personal work which is typified by a focus on natural form and spacious, wide open vistas.  

 

 

 
Francesco Vicenzi Francesco studied Media and Communication in Bologna University, having grown up in Genoa. His career began as a staff photographer for Italy's leading newspaper. Since arriving in Australia in 2009, Francesco has set up his own independent company, specialising in music, cultural events, travel and immersive 360 degree virtual reality stills and videos. With a natural flair and enthusiasm for digital innovation and early adoption of new technologies, combined with extensive travel and vast photographic experience, Francesco creates contemporary, dramatic images with effortless technical wizardry. 

Francesco Vicenzi

Francesco studied Media and Communication in Bologna University, having grown up in Genoa. His career began as a staff photographer for Italy's leading newspaper. Since arriving in Australia in 2009, Francesco has set up his own independent company, specialising in music, cultural events, travel and immersive 360 degree virtual reality stills and videos. With a natural flair and enthusiasm for digital innovation and early adoption of new technologies, combined with extensive travel and vast photographic experience, Francesco creates contemporary, dramatic images with effortless technical wizardry. 

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.