How much does a wedding photographer cost in Sydney?

Last updated: 18th Jun 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour wedding photoshoot in Sydney, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $1,343. On average a one-hour wedding shoot will cost $839 and a four-hour shoot will cost $2,350. Sydney’s wedding photographer prices are 12% 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 Sydney wedding photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent wedding photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Sydney, NSW
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a wedding photographer to other cities in NSW
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a wedding photographer in Sydney
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Sydney

Comparison of average Sydney 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 Sydney, NSW Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$839
$109
$179
2 hour photoshoot
$1,343
$179
$299
3 hour photoshoot
$1,846
$249
$419
4 hour photoshoot
$2,350
$319
$539
5 hour photoshoot
$2,853
$389
$659
6 hour photoshoot
$3,357
$459
$779
8 hour photoshoot
$4,364
$599
$1,019
10 hour photoshoot
$5,371
$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 wedding photographers.

Examples of Wedding Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Parramatta

Booked 15 hours ago by Carol

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $419
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Wetherill Park

Booked a day ago by Amela

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $1059
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in The Rocks

Booked a day ago by Bedur

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

Booked 2 days ago by Julie

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $539
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Baulkham Hills

Booked 2 days ago by Julia

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

Booked 2 days ago by Jenelyn

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $1019
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Compare the cost of hiring a wedding photographer to other cities in NSW

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Sydney, NSW
$1,343
Newcastle, NSW
$1,043
Central Coast, NSW
$1,043
State of NSW
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Comparison of different options for finding a wedding 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 wedding photographers in Sydney. See how booking your wedding 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.