How much does a family photographer cost in Chicago?

Last updated: 8th Aug 2022

In 2020, for a two-hour family photoshoot in Chicago, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $544. On average a one-hour family shoot will cost $340 and a four-hour shoot will cost $951. Chicago’s family photographer prices are 9% below the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: family, children, kids.

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Contents
  1. Comparison of average Chicago family photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent family photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Chicago, IL
  3. Comparison of different options for finding a family photographer in Chicago
  4. Prices for other types of photographers in Chicago

Comparison of average Chicago family photographer costs by shoot duration

Compare average market rates to Snappr rates based on the length of the family shoot.

Shoot duration Typical market cost in Chicago, IL Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$340
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$544
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$747
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$951
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,155
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,359
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,767
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$2,174
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI (16980) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of family photographers.

Examples of Family Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent family photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Chicago, IL

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

Snappr motif Family shoot in Hanover Park

Booked 2 hours ago by Vishva

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

Booked 10 hours ago by Tamera

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

Booked 13 hours ago by Liz

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 6 digital downloads
  • Price: $89
Snappr motif Family shoot in Chicago

Booked 15 hours ago by Micaela

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Family shoot in Mt Prospect

Booked a day ago by Helena

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

Booked a day ago by Monica

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
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Comparison of different options for finding a family photographer in Chicago

The Photographer Cost Calculator is built by Snappr, the largest on-demand marketplace for photographers, including the largest network of on-demand family photographers in Chicago. See how booking your family shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in Chicago

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