About Us

mike+teri of milner studios are Melbourne based photographers who have a love of people and a passion for photography.

With 20 years experience mike+teri are renown for their commitment to create images that speak to the heart and warm the soul.

“If we can make you stop every time you walk past the portrait on your wall in your home and make you emotional about what you see, then we have done our job!  We are always looking to create photographs that are unique, emotional and suited to the client’s personality” — mike+teri

For mike+teri, this means they have to be creative and interpretive because everyone is different, and being able to make everyone feel comfortable and relaxed is vital to the process.  A quote once heard said

“A photograph is a piece of a persons soul that can be treasured forever” –unknown


Whether it’s newborn babies, fashion inspired glamour, documentary weddings, loveable pets photography, family lifestyles portraits, or corporate and/or event photography, mike+teri would love the privilege to create some unique photographic art for you.

Shoots can be held in their residential studio in Carrum Downs (only 35km south east from Melbourne CBD) or wherever you come alive.   mike+teri pride themselves in creating absolutely beautiful fine art portraits for their clients.


Mike is a multi-award wining photographer and is an accredited member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography and has won excellence awards from amongst his peers.   After more than 18 years photographing, he still gets excited to meet amazing people and create beautiful portraits.  “Everyone is unique and amazing.  My job is to capture it.” – Michael Milner


art director/shoot stylist/photographer
Teri is a talented art director and shoot stylist and has been Mike’s partner and wife for over 18 years.   She also adds her talent as a photographer when needed, and as a team mike+teri can put you at ease and make you look and feel amazing.   If you have not already, you will probably chat with teri on the phone or online

We invite you to a personal session with us 

. . . it will change the way you see yourself  

— mike+teri