Photography

The Church of the Good Shepherd is an iconic photography 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

A fee is payable to the guide on arrival for couples not married at the church (couple only or with amateur friend).
30 minute session | $50

No public access after the gates are closed at dusk.

FORMAL PHOTO SHOOT - 4-5 people

A fee is payable to the guide on arrival for wedding groups or other groups not in a ceremony at the church accompanied by a professional photographer. No professional photos on Sundays.
30 minute session | $100 

No public 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 professional photos on Sundays.

No public access after the gates are closed at dusk.


Professional sessions not permitted on Sunday (all day). 

The church and grounds may be closed at any time for a private wedding or funeral for up to 2 hours.

APPLY FOR PERMIT

 

ASTRO PHOTOGRAPHY (CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE).

We are pleased to partner with the experts at Earth & Sky to offer exclusive night time cultural 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.

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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. Please note access is permitted inside of the church or on the grounds at night.

APPLY FOR PERMIT

FILM MAKERS

Please contact us well in advance to apply for a permit. Fees are dependent on duration of filming, exclusive access requirements and eventual use. Please note access is not permitted inside of the church.

Filming is not permitted on Sunday.

The church and grounds may be closed at any time for a private wedding or funeral for up to 2 hours.

T's & C's are available upon request.

 

Please respect the church and grounds.
The gates are closed at dusk (8pm in summer) so we can protect the site. 
Do not climb the closed gates and fence. Thank you.

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PHOTO CREDIT: James Cage