How much does an engagement photographer cost in Los Angeles?

Last updated: 18th Jun 2021

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

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

Comparison of average Los Angeles engagement photographer costs by shoot duration

Compare average market rates to Snappr rates based on the length of the engagement 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 engagement photographers.

Examples of Engagement Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Los Angeles

Booked 7 hours ago by Dominique

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

Booked 7 hours ago by Benjamin

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $99
Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Marina Del Rey

Booked 21 hours ago by SADIO

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $199
Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Dana Point

Booked a day ago by Mayank

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Los Angeles

Booked a day ago by Dominique

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

Booked a day ago by SADIO

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
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Compare the cost of hiring a engagement 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 an engagement 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 engagement photographers in Los Angeles. See how booking your engagement 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.