How much does a party photographer cost in Melbourne?

Last updated: 2nd Mar 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour party photoshoot in Melbourne, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $488. On average a one-hour party shoot will cost $305 and a four-hour shoot will cost $853. Melbourne’s party photographer prices are 2% above the AU national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: party, birthday, quinceanera.

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

Comparison of average Melbourne party photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in Melbourne, VIC Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$305
$109
$179
2 hour photoshoot
$488
$179
$299
3 hour photoshoot
$671
$249
$419
4 hour photoshoot
$853
$319
$539
5 hour photoshoot
$1,036
$389
$659
6 hour photoshoot
$1,219
$459
$779
8 hour photoshoot
$1,585
$599
$1,019
10 hour photoshoot
$1,951
$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 party photographers.

Examples of Party Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Party shoot in Hawthorn

Booked 17 hours ago by Olivia

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

Booked a day ago by Britt

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

Booked 3 days ago by Linda

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $419
Snappr motif Party shoot in Doncaster East

Booked 3 days ago by Vanessa

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

Booked 4 days ago by Lana

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

Booked 4 days ago by Lana

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

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Melbourne, VIC
$488
Melton, VIC
$391
Geelong, VIC
$391
State of VIC
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Comparison of different options for finding a party 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 party photographers in Melbourne. See how booking your party 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.