Professional Photographic Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Professional Photographic Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 0.3%

The widespread use of smartphones and adoption of digital camera technology by consumers and amateur photographers has weakened demand for the Professional Photographic Services industry. This trend has contributed to subdued spending on industry services over most of the past five-year period. Manufacturers have added user-friendly features to digital SLR cameras and marketed them to hobby photographers. Additionally, the number of photography short courses and online tutorials has grown substantially. High-resolution cameras are also included as features in many forms of consumer electronics, such as smartphones and tablets. These factors have constrained revenue, which is expected to grow at a modest 0.3% annualised over the five years through 201...
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Professional Photographic Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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While the Professional Photographic Services industry's outlook remains bleak, industry revenue is anticipated to pick up over the next five years, as demand increases in key markets, such as school and wedding photography, as well as photo booth hiring. Industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.XX billion. However, the industry will continue to struggle against long-term downward demand trends for professional photography over the next five years. Advances in digitalised image technology and improved technological accessibility for consumers are anticipated to cause these long-term demand declines. Professional photographers will be subject to increased price-based competition over the...
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Professional Photographic Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $1bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 7,142
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 10,690

Biggest companies in the Professional Photographic Services industry

The Professional Photographic Services in Australia industry has no companies with major market shares. Get the full report to find out why.

What is Professional Photographic Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily provide still, video or computer photographic services, including portrait, professional, street, studio and special events photography. The industry includes the videotaping of special events such as weddings. However, motion picture filming and video production are excluded.

Industry Products and Services

  • Wedding photography
  • Advertising and fashion photography
  • School and graduation photography
  • Portrait photography
  • Other commercial and industrial photography
  • Other photographic services

Industry Activities

  • Portrait photography service
  • Professional photography service
  • Studio photography service
  • Street photography service
  • Wedding photography service
  • Video filming of special events for household use

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily provide still, video or computer photographic services, including portrait, professional, street, studio and special events photography. The industry includes the videotaping of special events such as weddings. However, motion picture filming and video production are excluded.

Main Activities

  • Portrait photography service
  • Professional photography service
  • Studio photography service
  • Street photography service
  • Wedding photography service
  • Video filming of special events for household use

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

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Demand from advertising agencies
Real household discretionary income
Number of marriages
IT and telecommunications adoption

Current Performance

The digital age
Amateurs enter the picture
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Amateurs alter the landscape
Ongoing technological development
 Table: Professional Photographic Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Professional Photographic Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Advertising Services in Australia
Specialised Design Services in Australia
Consumers




Key Selling Industries

Photographic and Optical Goods Manufacturing in Australia
Photographic Film Processing in Australia





Products & Services

The Professional Photographic Services industry offers a diverse range of professional photographic services, including wedding, school, commercial, adver...
Private sector
Public sector




Demand Determinants

On a broad level, consumer sentiment and business confidence dictate industry demand. When consumer sentiment and business confidence are high, discretion...
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Major Markets

Private sector
Public sector





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Professional Photographic Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Professional Photographic Services industry displays a low level of concentration. No player accounts for a significant portion of industry revenue. T...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Professional Photographic Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Professional Photographic Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

The Professional Photographic Services in Australia industry has no major companies. Get the full report to find out why.

Capital Intensity

The Professional Photographic Services industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. The average photography business spends $17.91 on labour for ev...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Professional Photographic Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Professional Photographic Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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