How much does an event photographer cost in Seattle?

Last updated: 28th Feb 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour event photoshoot in Seattle, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $493. On average a one-hour event shoot will cost $308 and a four-hour shoot will cost $862. Seattle’s event photographer prices are 23% 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 Seattle event photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent event photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Seattle, WA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a event photographer to other cities in WA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding an event photographer in Seattle
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Seattle

Comparison of average Seattle 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 Seattle, WA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$308
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$493
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$678
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$862
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,047
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,232
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,602
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,971
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (42660) 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 Seattle, WA

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

Snappr motif Event shoot in Lynnwood

Booked 3 days ago by Prudvi

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $99
Snappr motif Event shoot in Lynnwood

Booked a month ago by Subhasish

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

Booked 2 months ago by Pranav

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $99
Snappr motif Event shoot in Sammamish

Booked 2 months ago by Bhumika

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

Booked 2 months ago by Lan

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

Booked 2 months ago by Janelle

  • 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 WA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Seattle, WA
$493
Perth, WA
$452
Spokane, WA
$323
State of WA
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Comparison of different options for finding an event photographer in Seattle

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Seattle

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