Gay couple Photography

To celebrate what you love the most in the world

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Melbourne's Most Meaningful same-sex couple portraits

Fun, Emotive, Intimate & Stunning Wall Art

We celebrate love by firstly getting to know you both, what you love about each other, discover as much as so we can create meaningful portraits that you will cherish for many years to come.

How we work

Your Royal Experience at Dorothy's Castle Portraits begins with a visit to our beautiful gallery in Belgrave for your personal consultation. 

Your session is held at one of our amazing locations at the best time of the day, where we we create a space for you to open up to each other. 

Soon after, we will help you choose your wall art during our design consultation.


“The power of love is that it sees all people.”

About Dorothy's Castle Portraits

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Arek Rainczuk, AP AIPP, founded Dorothy's Castle Portraits to create meaningful portrait photography for same sex couples in Melbourne. A scientist in his previous live, Arek has been a professional, award-winning photographer delivering a royal experience to families in Melbourne since 2011. 

Arek loves discovering what your relationship is about, and taking you to some of Melbourne's most beautiful locations to document the love, personalities and your special conncetion.

Operating from a lovely gallery in Belgrave, Arek values personal approach to all his couples, authenticity and can make everyone comfortable in front of his camera.

What clients say


"Arek asked the right questions to discover all about us, now we can see how important that was. We love the portraits of our precious family"

Craig and Thomas

"We couldn't believe that Arek would travel all the way to our farm for a sunrise shoot, he just doesn't compromise on quality. We're so happy with our portraits"

Annie and Tracy

"Arek took us from cheeky laughs to emotional tears, he allowed us to express our intimate love to each other..."

Des and Peter

"We spent a wonderful afternoon with Arek at his favourite autumn location. We opened up to him and couldn't be happier with the results... "

Glenn and Alan

Melbourne's Most meaningful gay couple portrait photography

Why US?

We love meeting new people and listen to their stories, we love helping them reach the deepest emotions and connect with the loved ones during our sessions. All this is made possible by the years of honing the craft and perfecting the eye, but most importantly by taking the time to get to know our clients before their session.
We need to truly understand exactly what they mean to each other and who they are in order to create artwork that will help them face the day.

Call us today to book your experience!