How much does an event photographer cost in Sydney?

Last updated: 25th Oct 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour event photoshoot in Sydney, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $448. On average a one-hour event shoot will cost $280 and a four-hour shoot will cost $783. Sydney’s event photographer prices are 12% 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 Sydney event photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent event photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Sydney, NSW
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a event photographer to other cities in NSW
  4. Comparison of different options for finding an event photographer in Sydney
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Sydney

Comparison of average Sydney 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 Sydney, NSW Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$280
$109
$179
2 hour photoshoot
$448
$179
$299
3 hour photoshoot
$615
$249
$419
4 hour photoshoot
$783
$319
$539
5 hour photoshoot
$951
$389
$659
6 hour photoshoot
$1,119
$459
$779
8 hour photoshoot
$1,455
$599
$1,019
10 hour photoshoot
$1,790
$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 event photographers.

Examples of Event Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Event shoot in Sydney

Booked 12 hours ago by Kashyap

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

Booked 18 hours ago by Tayler

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

Booked 18 hours ago by Toni

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

Booked 18 hours ago by Toni

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

Booked 18 hours ago by Toni

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $539
Snappr motif Event shoot in Bondi Beach

Booked a day ago by Josh

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $899
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Compare the cost of hiring a event photographer to other cities in NSW

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Sydney, NSW
$448
Newcastle, NSW
$348
Central Coast, NSW
$348
State of NSW
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Comparison of different options for finding an event 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 event photographers in Sydney. See how booking your event 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.