How much does a commercial photographer cost in Melbourne?

Last updated: 20th Sep 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour commercial photoshoot in Melbourne, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $813. On average a one-hour commercial shoot will cost $508 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,422. Melbourne’s commercial photographer prices are 2% above the AU national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: commercial.

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Contents
  1. Comparison of average Melbourne commercial photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent commercial photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Melbourne, VIC
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a commercial photographer to other cities in VIC
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in Melbourne
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Melbourne

Comparison of average Melbourne commercial photographer costs by shoot duration

Compare average market rates to Snappr rates based on the length of the commercial shoot.

Shoot duration Typical market cost in Melbourne, VIC Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$508
$109
$179
2 hour photoshoot
$813
$179
$299
3 hour photoshoot
$1,118
$249
$419
4 hour photoshoot
$1,422
$319
$539
5 hour photoshoot
$1,727
$389
$659
6 hour photoshoot
$2,032
$459
$779
8 hour photoshoot
$2,642
$599
$1,019
10 hour photoshoot
$3,251
$739
$1,259

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Melbourne (2010) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of commercial photographers.

Examples of Commercial Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent commercial photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Melbourne, VIC

A snapshot of real-world commercial jobs that have been requested recently by folks in Melbourne and surrounding areas.

Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Cheltenham

Booked a month ago by Harrison

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $419
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Cheltenham

Booked 3 months ago by Harrison

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $299
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Abbotsford

Booked 3 months ago by Lou

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: 12 digital downloads
  • Price: $179
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Thornbury

Booked 3 months ago by Amara

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $239
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Melbourne

Booked 3 months ago by Leigh

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $539
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Oakleigh

Booked 3 months ago by Alex

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $179
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Compare the cost of hiring a commercial photographer to other cities in VIC

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Melbourne, VIC
$813
Melton, VIC
$651
Geelong, VIC
$651
State of VIC
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Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in Melbourne

The Photographer Cost Calculator is built by Snappr, the largest on-demand marketplace for photographers, including the largest network of on-demand commercial photographers in Melbourne. See how booking your commercial shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in Melbourne

The Photographer Cost Calculator can also tell you average prices for other types of shoots in Melbourne.