Photography

We welcome professional photographers and film makers to our iconic site.
However as we need to protect the church grounds and manage the expectations of other visitors we require professionals to apply for a Private Property Use permit and pay a fee.
Priority will always be given to couples who have arranged to be married at The Church of the Good Shepherd for whom the commercial rates below do not apply.
Exclusive access is not offered.

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

CASUAL PHOTO SHOOT - 3 people only

For couples not married at the church a fee is payable to the guide on arrival.
30 minute session | $100
60 minute session | $150

No access after the gates are closed at dusk.

FORMAL PHOTO SHOOT - 4-6 people

For all wedding parties who have not been in a ceremony at the church please apply online for a permit prior to arrival.

After payment, you may collect your permit from the Guide at the church between 9am - 5pm.

No access after the gates are closed at dusk.

MULTI PHOTO SHOOT CONCESSION

Concessions are available to Wedding Photographers visiting the site often: 

10 x 30 minute sessions | $800.00
10 x 60 minute sessions | $1200.00

Please apply for a permit prior to your first visit. You will be asked to leave if you do not have a permit.

No access after the gates are closed at dusk.


Sessions not permitted on Sunday (all day) or on Wednesday and Saturday from 1.00pm.

APPLY FOR PERMIT

 

ASTRO PHOTOGRAPHY

We are pleased to partner with the experts at Earth & Sky to offer exclusive night tours to the Church of the Good Shepherd. 

That special photo with the iconic church and the night sky will be captured for you by one of Earth and Sky’s professional astrophotographers. You are also welcome to bring your own camera and tripod. 

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No public access after the gates are closed at dusk.
 

COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS

ADVERTISING IMAGES

Please apply for a permit prior to arrival. 
 

FILM MAKERS

Please apply for a permit well in advance. Fees are dependent on duration of filming, exclusive access requirements and eventual use. T's & C's are available upon request.

APPLY FOR PERMIT

Please respect the church and grounds are CLOSED to ALL visitors when the gates are closed so we can protect the site. 
Do not climb the closed gates and wall. Thank you.

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PHOTO CREDIT: James Cage