How much does a commercial photographer cost in Los Angeles?

Last updated: 6th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour commercial photoshoot in Los Angeles, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $1,156. On average a one-hour commercial shoot will cost $723 and a four-hour shoot will cost $2,023. Los Angeles’s commercial photographer prices are 45% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: commercial.

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Contents
  1. Comparison of average Los Angeles commercial photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent commercial photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Los Angeles, CA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a commercial photographer to other cities in CA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in Los Angeles
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Los Angeles

Comparison of average Los Angeles commercial photographer costs by shoot duration

Compare average market rates to Snappr rates based on the length of the commercial shoot.

Shoot duration Typical market cost in Los Angeles, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$723
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$1,156
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$1,590
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$2,023
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$2,457
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$2,890
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$3,757
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$4,624
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA (31080) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of commercial photographers.

Examples of Commercial Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent commercial photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Los Angeles, CA

A snapshot of real-world commercial jobs that have been requested recently by folks in Los Angeles and surrounding areas.

Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Dana Point

Booked 12 days ago by Emily

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Gardena

Booked 12 days ago by Andy

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Gardena

Booked 12 days ago by Andy

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Los Angeles

Booked 21 days ago by Amfil

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Inclusions: 40 digital downloads
  • Price: $449
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Los Angeles

Booked a month ago by Bashay Kearney

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Los Angeles

Booked a month ago by Steven

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
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Compare the cost of hiring a commercial photographer to other cities in CA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Los Angeles, CA
$1,156
San Francisco, CA
$1,037
San Jose, CA
$882
San Diego, CA
$773
Oxnard, CA
$773
Riverside, CA
$755
Sacramento, CA
$668
State of CA
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Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in Los Angeles

The Photographer Cost Calculator is built by Snappr, the largest on-demand marketplace for photographers, including the largest network of on-demand commercial photographers in Los Angeles. See how booking your commercial shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in Los Angeles

The Photographer Cost Calculator can also tell you average prices for other types of shoots in Los Angeles.