The average cost of wedding photography in Adelaide is $2,000 – $3,500 and includes between 6 to 12 consecutive hours of coverage. These packages all provide a full set of high resolution photos but other inclusions can vary considerably from one photographer to another. The most popular extras across all packages are 2nd photographers, albums & engagement shoots.
Starting Prices for Wedding Photography
More than half of all wedding photographers in most cities around Australia publish a starting price for their wedding packages online. Adelaide however, has one of the lowest rates of published packages in Australia with fewer than 50% of wedding photographers offering a starting price on their website.
The starting price of wedding photography in Adelaide is $699 for up to 2.5 hours of coverage including the wedding ceremony. Most photographers offer starting packages from 4 or more hours and those that are regularly featured in high profile wedding magazines and blogs generally start at 6 or 8 hours coverage and cost from $3,000.
“Master Photographers” – a title endowed upon the industry’s best photographers by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) or Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) offer packages starting from $3,250. This graph shows the full range of starting packages published on the websites of all wedding photographers in Adelaide:
Wedding Photography Packages - 6 Hours
Wedding Photography prices in Adelaide start at $995 for the basic 6 hours coverage including a full set of high resolution photos. Ten percent of the (most basic) 6 hour packages published online include a wedding album, and the price of those packages start at $2,000. Another 10% of these packages include a 2nd photographer and a further 10% offer up to one additional hour coverage.
Wedding Photography Packages - 8 Hours
As with wedding photography in other capital cities around Australia, the package containing 8 hours of continuous photography is the most popular package to be offered in Adelaide. Almost half of all 8 hour packages come with added inclusions, with albums and 2nd photographers being the most popular extras. Well published photographers that have been featured in major wedding blogs and magazines offer 8 hour packages starting from $3,200.
Wedding Photography Packages - 12 Hours
Full day wedding photography packages in Adelaide start at $1,900 which is similar to package prices in Sydney. The average price for a full day package including 12 hours coverage is $3,400. The average price for this package with the addition of a wedding album is $4,850. For the purpose of comparison, we have not included packages with an album in the graph below. Packages that include a wedding album start from $2,500 and range up to $12,050.
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