How much does a family photographer cost in Melbourne?

Last updated: 24th Sep 2022

In 2020, for a two-hour family photoshoot in Melbourne, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $610. On average a one-hour family shoot will cost $381 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,067. Melbourne’s family photographer prices are 2% above the AU national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: family, children, kids.

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

Comparison of average Melbourne family photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in Melbourne, VIC Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$381
$109
$179
2 hour photoshoot
$610
$179
$299
3 hour photoshoot
$838
$249
$419
4 hour photoshoot
$1,067
$319
$539
5 hour photoshoot
$1,295
$389
$659
6 hour photoshoot
$1,524
$459
$779
8 hour photoshoot
$1,981
$599
$1,019
10 hour photoshoot
$2,438
$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 family photographers.

Examples of Family Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Family shoot in Derrimut

Booked 8 hours ago by Ofeina

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 6 digital downloads
  • Price: $99
Snappr motif Family shoot in Mentone

Booked a day ago by Justine

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $299
Snappr motif Family shoot in Brunswick East

Booked 2 days ago by Yvonne

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

Booked 3 days ago by elaine

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

Booked 3 days ago by Rachel

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $299
Snappr motif Family shoot in Mount Waverley

Booked 4 days ago by Jackie

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

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Melbourne, VIC
$610
Melton, VIC
$488
Geelong, VIC
$488
State of VIC
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Comparison of different options for finding a family 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 family photographers in Melbourne. See how booking your family 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.