How much does a commercial photographer cost in Washington?

Last updated: 14th May 2024

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 9 days ago by Mark

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 0 digital downloads
  • Price: $89
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Washington

Booked 22 days ago by Mark

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 0 digital downloads
  • Price: $89
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Washington

Booked a month ago by baro

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $279
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Falls Church

Booked 3 months ago by Frankie

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $224
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Arlington

Booked 3 months ago by Graciela

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $279
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Brandywine

Booked 4 months ago by Jenny

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $829
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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.