How much does an event photographer cost in San Diego?

Last updated: 5th Jul 2022

In 2020, for a two-hour event photoshoot in San Diego, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $386. On average a one-hour event shoot will cost $242 and a four-hour shoot will cost $676. San Diego’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 San Diego event photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent event photoshoot jobs on Snappr in San Diego, CA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a event photographer to other cities in CA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding an event photographer in San Diego
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in San Diego

Comparison of average San Diego 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 San Diego, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$242
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$386
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$531
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$676
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$821
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$966
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,256
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,546
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of San Diego-Carlsbad, CA (41740) 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 San Diego, CA

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

Snappr motif Event shoot in Rancho Santa Fe

Booked 19 hours ago by Samantha

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
Snappr motif Event shoot in Oceanside

Booked 2 days ago by Susie

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

Booked 3 days ago by YS

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

Booked 4 days ago by Anita

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

Booked 5 days ago by Travis

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
Snappr motif Event shoot in San Diego

Booked 5 days ago by Jay

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
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Compare the cost of hiring a event photographer to other cities in CA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Los Angeles, CA
$578
San Francisco, CA
$518
San Jose, CA
$441
San Diego, CA
$386
Oxnard, CA
$386
Riverside, CA
$378
Sacramento, CA
$334
State of CA
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Comparison of different options for finding an event photographer in San Diego

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in San Diego

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