How much does an event photographer cost in New York City?

Last updated: 24th Jun 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour event photoshoot in New York City, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $508. On average a one-hour event shoot will cost $318 and a four-hour shoot will cost $889. New York City’s event photographer prices are 27% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: event, function, conference.

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

Comparison of average New York City event photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in New York City, NY Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$318
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$508
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$699
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$889
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,080
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,270
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,651
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$2,032
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA (35620) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of event photographers.

Examples of Event Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent event photoshoot jobs on Snappr in New York City, NY

A snapshot of real-world event jobs that have been requested recently by folks in New York City and surrounding areas.

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Booked 14 minutes ago by Lasheena

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

Booked 3 hours ago by Austin

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $749
Snappr motif Event shoot in New York

Booked a day ago by Kayla

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Event shoot in Garden City

Booked a day ago by Jennies

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

Booked a day ago by Brittney

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $449
Snappr motif Event shoot in Bay Shore

Booked a day ago by Suci

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

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Syracuse, NY
$510
New York City, NY
$508
Buffalo, NY
$431
Albany, NY
$423
Binghamton, NY
$365
State of NY
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Comparison of different options for finding an event photographer in New York City

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in New York City

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