How much does an event photographer cost in Washington?

Last updated: 6th Jul 2022

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 Washington

Booked 13 hours ago by Julien

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

Booked a day ago by Arul

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: 12 digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Event shoot in Washington

Booked a day ago by Rachel

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

Booked 2 days ago by Cindy

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

Booked 5 days ago by Manish

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

Booked 5 days ago by Hannah

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $749
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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.