How much does an engagement photographer cost in Sydney?

Last updated: 6th May 2021

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

Comparison of average Sydney 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 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 engagement photographers.

Examples of Engagement Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent engagement photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Sydney, NSW

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

Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Randwick

Booked 2 days ago by Anne

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

Booked 2 days ago by Nomqhele

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

Booked 3 days ago by Claire

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

Booked 4 days ago by Swashna

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $539
Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Moore Park

Booked 5 days ago by Natalie

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

Booked 8 days ago by Luke

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $179
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Compare the cost of hiring a engagement 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 an engagement 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 engagement photographers in Sydney. See how booking your engagement 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.