Rates & Equipment


The rates below are time based, include GST & all the equipment listed.   For longer project rates please contact me.  For Director/DOP jobs, add an extra $500/Full Day & $250/Half Day to the rates below.

Director of Photography with Camera Assistant (required on most jobs)

  • Full Day (max 10 hours)$2000
  • Half Day (max 5 hours)$1250
  • Hourly Overtime: $350/hour

Director of Photography

  • Full Day (max 10 hours)$1600
  • Half Day (max 5 hours): $1000
  • Hourly Overtime: $300/hour


Edit in FCPX & Colour Grade in DaVinci Resolve

  • Full Day (max 10 hours)$900
  • Half Day (max 5 hours): $450
  • Hourly: $90/hour

Inspire 2 X7 Drone Rates

Fully licensed & insured high quality aerial film & photography using a DJI Inspire 2 with X7 camera & lens system with 2 x experienced operators.  ProRes Raw recording up to 6k, Super 35mm sensor, 14 stops dynamic range, up to 60fps, 24mp stills, interchangeable lenses

  • Full day (max 10 hours): $3500
  • Half day (max 5 hours): $2000
  • Hourly (min 2 hours)$650/hour

The above rates are for 2 x operators (one operating aircraft, one operating camera).  For jobs with less risk & simpler camera moves, a single operator flying & controlling the camera may be sufficient if we deem as safe in our risk assessment.  Please contact me for single operator rates, or for add-on rates to existing jobs.

Most jobs will be quoted individually, and extra costs may include: safety planning, location scouting, permissions from CASA, permissions from local council, client hard drives, etc.



An overview of the equipment we always travel with.  All packs in a Volkswagen Transporter Van.  Equipment is fully insured Australia wide & includes $20m Public Liability insurance.


  • Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 4.6K EF & PL Mounts (120fps, 15 stops Dynamic Range, 4.6K Raw, ProRes 4444 XQ, etc.) w/ Viewfinder, Shoulder Kit, 4 x Lexar 256GB CFast Cards & Thunderbolt Reader
  • Blackmagic Ursa Mini 4.6k EF
  • Canon 5DSR 50MP Stills Camera
  • Sigma Art 18-35mm 1.8, Sigma Art 50-100mm 1.8, Sigma Art 14-24mm 2.8, Sigma Art 24-35mm 2.0
  • Canon EF Lenses - 50mm 1.2, 100mm 2.8 IS II, 70-200mm 2.8 IS
  • Bright Tangerine Viv & Misfit Atom Matte Boxes w/ Formatt Hitech Firecrest ND Filters
  • 8 x Anton Bauer Batteries
  • SmallHD 702 High Bright 7" On-Board Monitor
  • SmallHD DP7 High Bright 7" On-Board Monitor
  • Atomos Sumo 19" High Bright Client Monitor/Recorder
  • Edelkrone Focus Plus+ & Handles
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro w/CASA RePL License & Public Liability
  • GoPro Hero5 Black


  • 1.2kw HMI Fresnel
  • KinoFlo Tegra 4ft 4 Bank (Daylight/Tungsten)
  • KinoFlo Diva 400 (Daylight/Tungsten)
  • Litepanels MicroPro LED
  • 2 x Skylite Rapid 2mx2m Kits w/Scrims, Ultrabounce, Silver & Black
  • Tungsten Fresnels 650w & 300w


  • Rode NTG-3 w/ Pistol Grip, Blimp & Boom Pole
  • Rode NTG-4+
  • Rode XLR Wireless Kit
  • 2 x RodeLink Wireless Kits w/ 2 x Tram TR-50 & 2 x Sanken Cos-11D Lapels
  • Audio Technica M70X Headphones
  • Zoom H4N
  • XLR Leads & Converters

Grip, etc.

  • Freefly Movi Pro Kit
  • Ready Rig GS & Pro Arms
  • Miller Compass 23 with Carbon Fibre Solo 3 Legs & Miller Air Head with Manfrotto Carbon Fibre 536 Legs
  • 2.75m Portable Background Kit w/ White or Green Paper Backdrop
  • Edelkrone SliderPlus Pro Large - 70cm of Travel on Tripod
  • 4 x C-Stands, 2 x Heavy Duty Stands, Boom Arms, Hi-Hat, etc.
  • iPad Teleprompt w/ OneTakeOnly Teleprompt Kit & 15mm Rail Mount
  • 8 x Shot Bags
  • 2 x Equipment Trolleys