How much does a food photographer cost in Melbourne?

Last updated: 17th May 2021

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

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

Comparison of average Melbourne food photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Examples of Food Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Food shoot in Mill Park

Booked 9 hours ago by Tom

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: digital downloads
  • Price: $144
Snappr motif Food shoot in Hawthorn

Booked 9 hours ago by Ethan

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: digital downloads
  • Price: $144
Snappr motif Food shoot in St Kilda

Booked 9 hours ago by Ethan

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: digital downloads
  • Price: $144
Snappr motif Food shoot in Springvale

Booked 10 hours ago by Dean

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: digital downloads
  • Price: $144
Snappr motif Food shoot in Melbourne

Booked 10 hours ago by Tom

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: digital downloads
  • Price: $144
Snappr motif Food shoot in St Albans

Booked 11 hours ago by Ethan

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: digital downloads
  • Price: $144
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Compare the cost of hiring a food 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 a food 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 food photographers in Melbourne. See how booking your food 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.