FAQ - Sharp Shot Images
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What if I don’t know the platoon or March out parade date?

You will need to contact the recruit whom marched out and find out the details. Alternatively if you know the March out date but not the platoon contact the lab and get them to look up the details to see if we can help you.

What types of photos can I order?

There are is a variety of sizes and packages you can pick from, just choose the one that suits your needs.

All portrait photos are to be purchased individually or in a pack. The premium pack, challenge pack or dress pack.

The Action photos are to be purchased individually, either 6 x 4, 5 x 7, 8 x 12, or 12 x 18 Poster size.

A collage or magazine cover can also be purchased by choosing the photos you want (either action or portrait photos)

Please see Products for specific costs of products.

What’s the difference between Portrait photos and Action photos?

There are 2 main categories of photos you can choose from. Portrait photos and Action photos.

Portrait photos consist of still photos taken of the recruits in their dress (Pollies) uniform and again in their challenge gear.

Action photos are taken while the recruits are training. These are live shoots taken during the highwire, bayonets & obstacle courses.

What information do I need to order photos?

The March out date & platoon number of the recruit. Depending on the order, you may also be required to provide the section number and full name of the recruit.

What are the delivery costs?

Delivery costs vary from product to product and upon location. Please contact the office if a quote is required.

How long for delivery?

All photos ordered and purchased (including packages and frames) have an estimated delivery time of 10 working days.

All DVDs have an estimated delivery time of 4 to 5 weeks from the March out Date, if the platoon March out date is outside of this time then 10 working days is also allocated to DVDs.

All products are sent via Australia Post.

All DVDs and frames are sent via Registered Post.

Frames are packaged with bubble wrap and thick corrugated cardboard, the glass is replaced with Perspex and are also sent via registered post.

What comes in the DVD?

80 Day DVD (for full-time recruits) includes footage of their arrival at Kapooka and first haircuts, highwire training, bayonet training & obstacle training. It also includes the complete March out Parade.

35 Day Reserve DVD (for reserve recruits) includes footage of the recruits first haircuts, bayonet assault course, and section attack in the final challenge; as well as the complete March out parade.

What is the difference between a Premium frame & a Standard frame?

All frames are handmade from a premium timber within Australia. The difference between the premium frame and the standard frame is the width of the wood. Premium fames are 6.5cm wide and standard frames are 3cm wide.

I can’t find a particular recruit.

Sometimes the recruits refuse photos to be taken, or are injured within the time allocated for the shoot. However, there are usually some photos of them either action photos or portrait. Alternatively family members have had a hard time identifying the recruit in the challenge photos. If you require assistance indentifying recruits please contact us.

What photos can Reserve (28 day) recruits purchase?

Sharp Shot Images is only given access to photograph & film certain parts of the reserve recruit training and March out. Bayonet assault course training and challenge portrait photos are taken for the 28 days recruits.