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ABOUT US

MEET THE BLACK & WHITE STUDIO TEAM

We are a motley crew, a rag-tag group of misfits, creatives, dreamers, builders, philosophers, adventurers, but most importantly, and some say importantly enough, we are photographers. 

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EDDY KHAYAT

PHOTOGRAPHER - MY CATS BREATH SMELLS LIKE CAT FOOD

Eddy is a sleep-deprived workaholic father of two who continuously has about fifteen thousand web browser tabs open on his phone, all the time!!


Not a stranger to spending $13 on a fruit salad and a cup of hot water, Eddy has a passion for photography, creating beauitful images, audiobooks & keyboard shortcuts.


Eddy's vocal volume has him permanantly banned from all regional libraries. 

 
He is also the owner of Black & White Studios.


A.K.A: Mutton Chops McGee

THE TEAM

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FARRAH

MOTHER OF 2, DEFENDER OF THE UNIVERSE

Farrah does everything backwards - not to say that there is a right or a wrong way of reading a book,

but let's just say that she knew Dumbledoor died before Harry got his owl (SPOILER ALERT).
Farrah is an Australian that is a specialist in cooking Lebanese food, Farrah manages to also juggle being a mother of three (if you include Eddy) as well as running a high-functioning (and we are assuming, fairly dangerous) weather control device.

A.K.A: Pimple Popper MD

NAT

PHOTOGRAPHER, ADMINISTRATION & AIR-FRESHNER CONNOISEUR

Natale's name is difficult to read, it's pronounced "Nat-ah-lee" but spelt Natale so people pronoune it "Nat-ARLE" - so you can see the confusion, right? We just call her Nat, which sounds like another staff member, Matt. 

So often when we call for Nat, Matt also comes and we don't need two people doing the same task, that's just inefficient. 

So why don't we just call her Evie? Or is that too much like Eddy? 
Her name is now Clicks, like the camera action (because she is a photogrpaher, get it?) or Snaps.

What about Snaps with a "z" -  like Snapz?  Yeah. That's cool.
This is Snapz.

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SARAH

PHOTOGRAPHER, ARTIST, THESPIAN & REIGNING WORLD CHAMPION "OWL IMPERSONATOR"

Sarah is neither animal nor vegetable nor mineral. Her passions include putting on gym clothes and then staring blankly at a turned off television for several hours, taking long walks into the ocean and whispering lovingly into expired cans of tuna and swears that the fish can hear her. She's an Owl aficionado with a talon sharp wit.
Sarah's favourite train station is Pepper, only when it's closed. 

 

ALESSIO

PHOTOGRAPHER, ASSISTANT, RE-TOUCHER & MIGRANT

Pronounced Ale-Ce-Io or Ciccio Pasticcio.

This Gianni Versace doppelganger was traveling with his girlfriend to the Whitsundays when they were both politely asked to leave for calling it WHITE SUNDAY - True Story

They then found their way to Ooo Looo Rooo, til he worked out its just a big rock

Working out that Melbournians dress in all black, he now lives in Brunswick and shopping for a Man-Bun

An avid reader of the Avanti "Fun-Filled Italian Course for Beginners, Alessio Sempré in retardo



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NIGHTY

JUST LIKE THE PYJAMAS - BUT MORE FUN

Nighty has a famous, talented Mother - you should totally ask her all about it and her 9 brothers & sisters, SERIOUSLY.
Actually, if you talk to Nighty on the phone you should repeat the following code: S-S-0-1-5-1-9-8-8-D, it's her Sleeper Agent Activation Code, which will allow her to carry out her mission in which she was programmed from birth to fulfill upon hearing that sequence of numbers and letters. 
You know what, I've been giving out her Sleeper Agent Activiation Code a lot lately. I gave it out as a fake number to a guy the other night who was hitting on me at the bar. He was so stupid though,  he didn't realize that phone numbers don't have S's in them. Ha. 

DANIELLE

STILL WAITING AT THE STOP SIGN

Dani is Just like Nighty without the 9 brothers & sisters, you should ask her.
Actually, if you talk to Dani on the phone you should repeat the following code: S-S-0-1-5-1-9-9-9-D, it's her Sleeper Agent Activation Code, which will allow her to carry out her mission in which she was programmed from birth to fulfill upon hearing that sequence of numbers and letters. 

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JENNY

RECEPTIONIST, ACTOR, ALMOND MILK LATTE IN A SUSTAINABLE KEEP CUP FOR $6 AFICIONADO 

You are probably thinking "that face looks familiar" or "where have I seen her before?" well, if you are an avid thespian (look it up) you will recognize Jenny from various theatre and stage products such as (insert Jen's bio here later - do not type this) 
Jen would also like you to know that she is a (self-proclaimed) psychic! She can tell you if you have a photo session booked in with us just by opening our calendar and searching your name!

Wow. Such powers. Much magical. Very Jen.

HALA

SERIAL BINGE WATCHER - BINGE NOT BIN - WE DONT PAY PEOPLE TO WATCH THE BINS, THATS JUST CREEPY

Queen Daenerys Stormborn of the House Targaryen, the First of Her Name, Queen of the Andals, the Rhoynar and the First Men, The rightful Queen of the Seven Kingdoms and Protector of the Realm, Queen of Dragonstone, Queen of Meereen, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, the Unburnt, Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragons, regent of the realm. Would you like UPSIZE that for an extra 50c?

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