How much does a media photographer cost in Melbourne?

Last updated: 10th May 2021

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

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

Comparison of average Melbourne media photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Examples of Media Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Media shoot in Fitzroy

Booked 9 days ago by Laura

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $539
Snappr motif Media shoot in Hawthorn

Booked a month ago by Dean

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

Booked a month ago by Keegan

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

Booked a month ago by Anna

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

Booked a month ago by George

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $119
Snappr motif Media shoot in Docklands

Booked a month ago by Olivia

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $119
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Compare the cost of hiring a media 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 media 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 media photographers in Melbourne. See how booking your media 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.