How much does a commercial photographer cost in Washington?

Last updated: 27th Nov 2022

In 2020, for a two-hour commercial photoshoot in Washington, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $834. On average a one-hour commercial shoot will cost $522 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,460. Washington’s commercial photographer prices are 4% 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 Washington commercial photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent commercial photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Washington, DC
  3. Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in Washington
  4. Prices for other types of photographers in Washington

Comparison of average Washington 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 Washington, DC Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$522
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$834
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$1,147
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$1,460
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,773
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$2,086
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$2,712
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$3,338
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV (47900) 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 Washington, DC

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

Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Washington

Booked 6 days ago by Huda

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

Booked 11 days ago by Marina

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

Booked a month ago by Paul

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

Booked 2 months ago by Levi

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

Booked 3 months ago by Levi

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

Booked 3 months ago by Elsie

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $371
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Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in Washington

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 Washington. See how booking your commercial shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in Washington

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