Local & Proud

We are the only locally operated school photography company in Cairns. We have over 18 years of School Photography experience and over 30 years of experience in the Photographic & Print industry.

NQ School Photography understands that different schools have different requirements. We offer the widest range of photo packages and our popular school designs are uniquely crafted to reflect your school’s community. We take pride in tailoring our packages to best suit your school’s needs.

We aim to make your photo day run effortlessly as our experience in photographing large numbers of students ensures your day will run efficiently and with minimal disruption. Our team of photographers and staff behind the scenes work diligently in order to produce the highest possible quality for parents and your school. Our friendly staff are always happy to answer any questions you may have.

We offer quality service without charging premium prices.


With more than 18 years of school photography experience, our dedicated local team of professional photographers strive to make every photograph the best it can be.


With quality products produced from our photo lab in Cairns, our digital wet and dry lab printers ensure your school’s photos are colour accurate with a high quality finish.


We hand pack every order at our Cairns office. We have designed our packing process to ensure your childs photos are safe, while providing your school with an effortless distribution of orders.

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Our ongoing commitment to help preserve our local environment.


Printing plays a major role in our company so we ensure to stay conscientious about our waste, minimising our carbon footprint as much as possible. As an evironemntally consicous company we make mindful decisions, we use designated recycling bins in order to make sure all our hard-to-recycle materials are being managed appropriately.


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What do they say?

Don’t take our word for it. Listen to what school’s have to say about us.

You are stars! You always do a fabulous job. Your staff are flexible, relentlessly happy and upbeat, extremely professional and a joy to have in the school.
NQ is a very impressive team.

Kate MacDonald, Innisfail State College

WOW! We are very impressed with our photos. Thank you all for such a successful transition into your company. We will be looking forward to spending future photo days with NQ School Photography.

Justine Hind, St Michael’s School

Thanks again, we really appreciate the consistent professionalism and proficiency of your company and its employees.

Nicole Whipp, Cairns State High School

Dear Deb, Phil and team,
I wasn’t able to catch you this afternoon and wanted to say a very big thank you for the day. It was very efficient and orderly – no doubt due to your
planning. Main point though of this email is the thank you – hope you enjoy a well-earned weekend.

Chris Chapman , St Augustine’s College