How much does an event photographer cost in Melbourne?

Last updated: 22nd Oct 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour event photoshoot in Melbourne, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $406. On average a one-hour event shoot will cost $254 and a four-hour shoot will cost $711. Melbourne’s event photographer prices are 2% above the AU national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: event, function, conference.

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

Comparison of average Melbourne event photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in Melbourne, VIC Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$254
$109
$179
2 hour photoshoot
$406
$179
$299
3 hour photoshoot
$559
$249
$419
4 hour photoshoot
$711
$319
$539
5 hour photoshoot
$864
$389
$659
6 hour photoshoot
$1,016
$459
$779
8 hour photoshoot
$1,321
$599
$1,019
10 hour photoshoot
$1,626
$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 event photographers.

Examples of Event Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Event shoot in Beaumaris

Booked 5 hours ago by Elizabeth

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

Booked 3 days ago by Eduard

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

Booked 4 days ago by Akshay

  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $779
Snappr motif Event shoot in Melbourne

Booked 8 days ago by Victoria

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

Booked 15 days ago by Ray

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

Booked 20 days ago by

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $299
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Compare the cost of hiring a event photographer to other cities in VIC

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Melbourne, VIC
$406
Melton, VIC
$326
Geelong, VIC
$326
State of VIC
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Comparison of different options for finding an event 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 event photographers in Melbourne. See how booking your event 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.