How much does an event photographer cost in Washington?

Last updated: 22nd Oct 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour event photoshoot in Washington, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $417. On average a one-hour event shoot will cost $261 and a four-hour shoot will cost $730. Washington’s event photographer prices are 4% 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 Washington event photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent event photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Washington, DC
  3. Comparison of different options for finding an event photographer in Washington
  4. Prices for other types of photographers in Washington

Comparison of average Washington 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 Washington, DC Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$261
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$417
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$574
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$730
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$887
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,043
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,356
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,669
$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 event photographers.

Examples of Event Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Event shoot in Leesburg

Booked 5 hours ago by Jenny

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

Booked 5 hours ago by Jenny

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

Booked 17 hours ago by scott

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

Booked 17 hours ago by Stephanie

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

Booked 2 days ago by Ashley

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

Booked 2 days ago by Adjoa

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

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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.