How much does a commercial photographer cost in Sydney?

Last updated: 21st May 2024

In 2020, for a two-hour commercial photoshoot in Sydney, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $895. On average a one-hour commercial shoot will cost $560 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,567. Sydney’s commercial photographer prices are 12% 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 Sydney commercial photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent commercial photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Sydney, NSW
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a commercial photographer to other cities in NSW
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in Sydney
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Sydney

Comparison of average Sydney 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 Sydney, NSW Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$560
$109
$179
2 hour photoshoot
$895
$179
$299
3 hour photoshoot
$1,231
$249
$419
4 hour photoshoot
$1,567
$319
$539
5 hour photoshoot
$1,902
$389
$659
6 hour photoshoot
$2,238
$459
$779
8 hour photoshoot
$2,909
$599
$1,019
10 hour photoshoot
$3,581
$739
$1,259

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Sydney (1030) 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 Sydney, NSW

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

Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Enmore

Booked 3 days ago by Tom

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 6 digital downloads
  • Price: $109
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Smithfield

Booked 8 days ago by Isabelle

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $209
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Alexandria

Booked 9 days ago by Tiani

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $219
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Sydney

Booked 9 days ago by Mikasha

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Point Piper

Booked 15 days ago by Fred

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $219
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Sydney

Booked 18 days ago by Filda

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $629
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Compare the cost of hiring a commercial photographer to other cities in NSW

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Sydney, NSW
$895
Newcastle, NSW
$695
Central Coast, NSW
$695
State of NSW
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Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in Sydney

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 Sydney. See how booking your commercial shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in Sydney

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