How much does a media photographer cost in Sydney?

Last updated: 2nd Dec 2022

In 2020, for a two-hour media photoshoot in Sydney, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $671. On average a one-hour media shoot will cost $420 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,175. Sydney’s media photographer prices are 12% 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 Sydney media photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent media photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Sydney, NSW
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a media photographer to other cities in NSW
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a media photographer in Sydney
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Sydney

Comparison of average Sydney 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 Sydney, NSW Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$420
$109
$179
2 hour photoshoot
$671
$179
$299
3 hour photoshoot
$923
$249
$419
4 hour photoshoot
$1,175
$319
$539
5 hour photoshoot
$1,427
$389
$659
6 hour photoshoot
$1,679
$459
$779
8 hour photoshoot
$2,182
$599
$1,019
10 hour photoshoot
$2,686
$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 media photographers.

Examples of Media Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Media shoot in Bardia

Booked 3 days ago by Keelan

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

Booked 7 days ago by Lindsay

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $229
Snappr motif Media shoot in Cranebrook

Booked 13 days ago by Joshua

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: 12 digital downloads
  • Price: $179
Snappr motif Media shoot in Sydney

Booked a month ago by K

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: 12 digital downloads
  • Price: $179
Snappr motif Media shoot in Macquarie Park

Booked a month ago by Kiran

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

Booked a month ago by Kiran

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
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Compare the cost of hiring a media photographer to other cities in NSW

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Sydney, NSW
$671
Newcastle, NSW
$521
Central Coast, NSW
$521
State of NSW
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Comparison of different options for finding a media 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 media photographers in Sydney. See how booking your media 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.