Cairns photography is a passion for Colin Pett, capturing vibrant images of celebrations, festivals and sporting events, destinations, delicious dishes and the people and critters that live here. It’s about being in the moment, using the tools of his trade – which include drones, Go Pros and cameras – to get the shot to tell your story. Be it for your business, your event or your pleasure.

The editing process for this Cairns photographer is paramount, bringing images to life with light and shade. Turnaround time is fast and MOD Films and Photos can combine still photography with video to create exciting visual content, that connects and engages its audience.

Inspired by the people, places and landscapes that create the tropical paradise that is Cairns and Far North Queensland, and the many industries which power the economy, Colin looks forward to working with you.

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Cairns photographer Colin Pett is a visual story teller. He knows every business, event, person and creature has a defining quality which when captured creatively, becomes the key to connection.

That connection is dependent on your purpose. For industry and business that might be showcasing your services and scope of capabilities. For events, be they sporting, social, community, cultural or celebrations, it’s more than documenting what happened – it’s about getting the shots that will build the excitement for your next big hurrah.

Food photography is a passion and fun fact, Colin is a trained chef and loves working with food and at culinary celebrations and festivals. He also brings over 15 years experience to the table for tourism and leisure clients, including working with Chill at Portofino, NuNu, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, Birdworld, Kuranda Traders Association and more.

There’s no project too big or small, no start or end too early or late for this Cairns photographer. Colin will be there to get those shots you want, for socials, for business and more. In fact, he may already have the shot you need so check out our extensive library of stock images which can be purchased for use.

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"Colin and Jenn Pett are fabulous at what they do. Professional, reliable and so easy to work with - nothing is ever too much trouble. No egos, no attitude, just great communication, great ideas and great service. Would not go anywhere else."

Angela Martin - Angela Martin Real Estate

"We have been working with Colin for almost 2 years now and cannot recommend MOD Marketing highly enough. Colin is super passionate and cares about getting his clients' the best results possible. We appreciate the added value that MOD Marketing brings to our business as a whole and from a digital perspective. We would highly recommend Colin and his team to anyone who is serious about developing their online business."

Lucie - Cairns Colonial Club

"Why would you use Modfilms. Let me count the ways:- 1. Professional 2. Easy to work with. 3. Always have the latest knowledge and equipment. 4. Talented 5. Punctual 6. Always greet you with a smile 7. Nothing is too much trouble 8. Not afraid to go the extra mile for their clients 9. Reliable 10. Friendly 11. Reasonably priced. Why wouldn’t you use Modfilms ... Well there is no reason why you wouldn’t use them. None whatsoever. Try them. You won’t be disappointed."

Wayne Rees – Marriage Celebrant

"Thank you Colin and Jenn for being an important part of our business. Our social media is always looked after, video footage is never a problem and I value our friendship that has grown over 20 years now. I can always depend on you being proactive with ideas to help our business and your integrity is always appreciated."

Russell – Russell Harris Entertainment

"Champion video Col, seriously mate, it's first class! Thanks very much for your time and initiative, bless you brother."

Tony Moore - Chill at Portofino

"Personalised attention to our individual requirements."

Alex Witten - Godwin Witten Realty

🚁✨ Aerial Elegance: Discover Cairns from Above ✨🚁

Experience Cairns from a whole new perspective with MOD Films and Photos! Our latest drone shot captures the beauty and luxury of resorts nestled in the heart of Cairns. From lush greenery to stunning pools, each resort offers a unique oasis for guests to unwind and indulge.

Let MOD Films and Photos elevate your brand with stunning aerial photography and videography.

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🌴 Winter in Cairns: Where Tropical Charm Meets Cool Comfort ❄️

While the rest of the world bundles up, Cairns offers a different kind of winter magic. Our version of winter is all about sunny days, balmy evenings, and a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters.

🌺 The lush greenery thrives, and the vibrant colours of the tropical landscape come alive under the clear blue skies. It's a season of outdoor adventures, from exploring the Great Barrier Reef to hiking through ancient rainforests.

📸 Here are some stunning photos capturing the essence of winter in Cairns. From golden sunsets to lush greenery, this season is a photographer's paradise.

🌅 Embrace the warmth of winter in Cairns and discover the beauty of this tropical paradise!

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We can't get enough of the adrenaline-pumping action and vibrant atmosphere at Mareeba Rodeo! From the heart-pounding bull rides to the skilful barrel racing, every moment is a thrill to capture.

📽️ As filmmakers, we're privileged to witness and document the raw energy and passion of the riders, the dedication of the organizers, and the excitement of the crowd. It's a unique experience that never fails to inspire us.

🎥 Check out some of our favourite moments from Mareeba Rodeo and feel the excitement! If you're looking to capture the essence of your event or special occasion, we'd love to help. Get in touch with us to discuss how we can bring your vision to life!

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Talaroo Hot Springs, located in North Queensland, Australia, is a natural thermal spring known for its relaxing and rejuvenating properties. The springs are surrounded by lush vegetation, providing a tranquil environment for visitors to unwind and enjoy the healing waters. The mineral-rich waters are said to have therapeutic benefits, making it a popular destination for wellness seekers. The area around Talaroo Hot Springs also offers hiking trails and camping opportunities, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in nature.
It is the start of Festival Time in the FNQ ❤
🌿🌞 Happy May Day from MOD Films! 🌞🌿

Wishing you a fantastic day filled with joy, laughter, and the beauty of nature. May this May Day inspire you to seek new adventures and capture unforgettable moments. From all of us at MOD Films, have a wonderful day! 🚁📸 #MODFilms #MayDay #CelebrateNature

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