Videography & Photography

Melbourne, Australia

Professional videography and photography for education, business, government, fitness industries, not-for-profits, and documentaries.  Fifteen years strong, Aspire Pictures continues to deliver quality content for many clients.


Needing video or photography content?

Call  0412 998 173

Stunning photos


  • My name is Rodney Dekker and I manage Aspire Pictures. I have a background in environmental studies and international development, I’m also a published photojournalist. My work has appeared in The Age, Asian Geographic, Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Geographic, Guardian Australia, The Toronto Star, The South China Morning Post, The Washington Times, Outback Magazine and The Herald Sun. My video’s have been broadcast by ABC and SBS Television. I have an easy-going and professional nature providing the foundations for positive and ongoing relationships with many clients.


Videos that tell your story

I’m a specialist in producing short engaging videos designed for social media and online.  Typically these videos portray real moments, they are visually stunning with a snappy narrative.  I have a wealth of project knowledge in terms of delivering short films that are on message. This involves the planning, scripting, production, direction, and editing for clients across Australia. 

The message of your video is identified and shot lists and scripts are developed.

Social edits
Provision of the final video at various lengths and formats for Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp and TikToc.

Raw footage
All footage provided in raw on request.

Cinamatic Video

Click below and take a look.
Cinematic steadicam footage for your video. 

Stunning time-lapse to give your video that wow factor.


Awesome overhead content provided in 4k.

Video Examples

Watch the videos below produced for various sectors.


Numerous videos produced for Monash University, Bendigo Tech School, and Banyule City Council have played an integral role in enhancing social media platforms.


A selection of short films about refugees and climate change featured on SBS, ABC, The Guardian Australia, Fairfax and Australian Geographic.


The fitness industry will be coming back strong after lockdown.  See a section of videos produced for the YMCA, Startup Gippsland, and Monash University. 


Specialists in working with people who need support, filmed for Oxfam Australia, RACV, Australian Red Cross, and YMCA.               

Business & Startups

A collection of inspiring short films about business and startups produced for DOXA, Work My Own Way, and Startup Gippsland.

Events & Music

Footage filmed for Monash University, GippsTech, RACV, YMCA, Bendigo Tech School, Oxfam Australia and Moores.

Award winning

I’m an award-winning commercial and documentary photographer. Finalist accolades include: The Moran Photographic Prize, Head On, Reportage, International Photography Awards and the UN Media Peace Awards. My work has been published / broadcast in newspaper, book publications, radio and television. I offer a wealth of skills: storytelling, visual production, and editing. At Aspire Pictures, I’m confident about delivering outstanding images and videos to your organisation. I’m excited about providing my skills, excellence and dedication to help you meet your project needs.

Photos that connect

I regularly shoot for government, editorial, and commercial clients delivering high-quality digital photos across a range of styles including lifestyle, events, reportage, portraits, landscapes, and tourism. These photographs are often used for advertising, annual reports, industry publications, editorial, online, national, and international campaigns.





People & Lifestyle





Get in touch

Do you need some photos?  Do you have an idea for a video?  I can help so get in touch.