How much does a wedding photographer cost in Melbourne?

Last updated: 13th Jun 2024

In 2020, for a two-hour wedding photoshoot in Melbourne, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $1,219. On average a one-hour wedding shoot will cost $762 and a four-hour shoot will cost $2,134. Melbourne’s wedding photographer prices are 2% above the AU national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: wedding, bridal.

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

Comparison of average Melbourne wedding photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in Melbourne, VIC Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$762
$109
$179
2 hour photoshoot
$1,219
$179
$299
3 hour photoshoot
$1,676
$249
$419
4 hour photoshoot
$2,134
$319
$539
5 hour photoshoot
$2,591
$389
$659
6 hour photoshoot
$3,048
$459
$779
8 hour photoshoot
$3,962
$599
$1,019
10 hour photoshoot
$4,877
$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 wedding photographers.

Examples of Wedding Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Hmas Cerberus

Booked a day ago by Amelie

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $629
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Melbourne

Booked 4 days ago by john

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $489
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Melbourne

Booked 11 days ago by Nancy

  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $1569
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in East Melbourne

Booked 13 days ago by Tim

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $489
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Brighton

Booked 15 days ago by Emma

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $519
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in South Yarra

Booked 22 days ago by stav

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $489
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Compare the cost of hiring a wedding photographer to other cities in VIC

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Melbourne, VIC
$1,219
Melton, VIC
$977
Geelong, VIC
$977
State of VIC
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Comparison of different options for finding a wedding 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 wedding photographers in Melbourne. See how booking your wedding 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.