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Published December 27th 2016
An opportunity to turn yourselves into a Superhero
Are you mad about Marvel? Fanatical about fictional villains? Well then, you need to know about Real Life Superheroes Photography.

Cat Woman - Real Life Superheroes
Cat Woman - Real Life Superheroes


What is Real Life Superheroes Photography?

The clue is in the name, but Real Life Superheroes Photography turns mere mortals into Superheroes, by cleverly manipulating professionally shot images to look as though the subject is in a battle or movie scene. The end result is a stunning piece of artwork to frame and mount on the wall for all to admire.

Real Life Superheroes
Real Life Superheroes


Real Life Superheroes Photography is a collaboration between Melbourne photographer Sandra of Sandra Lee Photography and digital creative Matthew Cook of MJC Creative Images.

Real Life Superheroes Photography FAQs

Open to all ages

Clients both young (from the age of 5 years) and young-at-heart, are invited to dress up as their favourite character, and pose for photographs against a plain grey background.

Behind the scenes - Real Life Superheroes
Behind the scenes of a Real Life Superheroes photoshoot


Where do I need to travel to?

You would need to travel to Caulfield for your booked studio session. On the day of your photography session, both Sandra and Mat welcome you into the in-house studio, where you change into your ultra-ego, ready to be captured on camera. Sandra and Mat are friendly and personable, making you feel at ease before and during your photoshoot.

Do I need my own costume?

It depends. Sandra and Mat have a selection of well-known Superheroes outfits for children to borrow for the occasion, but most adults have their own Cosplay outfit to dress in.

Real Life Superheroes Photoshoot
Real Life Superheroes Photoshoot


How long does a photo session take?

The photography session takes around 45 minutes, allowing enough time to catch the right image to be used in a composition piece. At the start of your appointment, Sandra will run through the process, and show some examples of other clients' photographs that gone through Mat's creative process.

What happens after the photography session?

You wait for the magic to happen! Mat and Sandra choose a couple of images for Mat to work with on the composite. Expect to wait 2-3 weeks for the process, because a lot of detail goes into the final piece.

Once the wait is over, you are invited back into the studio to see the final composite. This is the most exciting part of all, seeing yourself (or your child) as a Real Life Superhero!

Real Life Superheroes
Real Life Superheroes


At this point, you decide which size and style you would like printed, or discuss any potential changes.

Once you've decided on your size and style, Sandra orders your print, and delivers to you in person once the piece has arrived; another couple of weeks.

When and how can I book in?

Book yourself or your child a studio session with Sandra and Mat via this page. Due to limited availability, you may be looking at weekdays rather than weekends.

FREE Photoshoot when you mention WeekendNotes

Are you ready to transform yourself into a Real Life Superhero? Great! If you mention WeekendNotes when you book, you are entitled to a FREE photoshoot session (usually $150).

Final framed wall art composites start from $450. Thereafter, reprints, posters and digital images are available at a reduced rate.

Real Life Superheroes - Captain America
Real Life Superheroes - Captain America



Consider chipping in with family members or friends, and throw in some money towards a joint gift. Your Marvel fan will love you for it.

Complete the online enquiry form for you or your child's Real Life Superheroes photography session HERE.

You can also follow all the latest Real Life Superheroes news on Facebook.
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Why? A photographic memory to last a lifetime
When: Book in when suits
Phone: 0418 330 806
Where: 21 Leopold Street, Caulfield South
Cost: $$
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