How much does an event photographer cost in Philadelphia?

Last updated: 12th Jul 2024

In 2020, for a two-hour event photoshoot in Philadelphia, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $387. On average a one-hour event shoot will cost $242 and a four-hour shoot will cost $677. Philadelphia’s event photographer prices are 3% below 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 Philadelphia event photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent event photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Philadelphia, PA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a event photographer to other cities in PA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding an event photographer in Philadelphia
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Philadelphia

Comparison of average Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia, PA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$242
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$387
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$532
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$677
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$822
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$967
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,257
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,547
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD (37980) 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 Philadelphia, PA

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

Snappr motif Event shoot in Philadelphia

Booked 18 hours ago by Lauren

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $169
Snappr motif Event shoot in Chester

Booked 5 days ago by Michael

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $389
Snappr motif Event shoot in Philadelphia

Booked 5 days ago by Tamila

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $499
Snappr motif Event shoot in Philadelphia

Booked 8 days ago by Clare

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

Booked 10 days ago by Katrina

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

Booked 15 days ago by Jessica

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $279
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Compare the cost of hiring a event photographer to other cities in PA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Philadelphia, PA
$387
Pittsburgh, PA
$289
Allentown, PA
$260
State of PA
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Comparison of different options for finding an event photographer in Philadelphia

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 Philadelphia. See how booking your event shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in Philadelphia

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