How much does an engagement photographer cost in Washington?

Last updated: 3rd Mar 2021

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

Comparison of average Washington 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 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 engagement photographers.

Examples of Engagement Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent engagement photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Washington, DC

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

Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Washington

Booked a day ago by Jackie

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: 12 digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Purcellville

Booked a day ago by Erica

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 6 digital downloads
  • Price: $89
Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Washington

Booked a day ago by Aishwarya

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

Booked 2 days ago by Jameson

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $99
Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Harpers Ferry

Booked 5 days ago by Erica

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

Booked 7 days ago by Ricardo

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
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Comparison of different options for finding an engagement 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 engagement photographers in Washington. See how booking your engagement shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

Feature Snappr Washington Engagement Photographers Studio and Independent Engagement Photographers in Washington Thumbtack Engagement Photographers in Washington
Available throughout Washington, DC
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Average time to booking confirmation 2 minutes Days Hours
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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.