How much does an engagement photographer cost in Melbourne?

Last updated: 10th May 2021

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

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

Comparison of average Melbourne engagement photographer costs by shoot duration

Compare average market rates to Snappr rates based on the length of the engagement 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 engagement photographers.

Examples of Engagement Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Melbourne

Booked 6 days ago by Stephanie

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

Booked 6 days ago by Stephanie

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $179
Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Cranbourne

Booked 9 days ago by Julia

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $899
Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Burwood East

Booked 11 days ago by

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

Booked 11 days ago by James

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

Booked 12 days ago by Vanessa

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $539
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Compare the cost of hiring a engagement 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 an engagement 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 engagement photographers in Melbourne. See how booking your engagement shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

Feature Snappr Melbourne Engagement Photographers Studio and Independent Engagement Photographers in Melbourne Thumbtack Engagement Photographers in Melbourne
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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.