How much does a family photographer cost in Los Angeles?

Last updated: 9th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour family photoshoot in Los Angeles, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $867. On average a one-hour family shoot will cost $542 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,517. Los Angeles’s family photographer prices are 45% above 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 Los Angeles family photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent family photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Los Angeles, CA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a family photographer to other cities in CA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a family photographer in Los Angeles
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Los Angeles

Comparison of average Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$542
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$867
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$1,192
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$1,517
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,842
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$2,168
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$2,818
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$3,468
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA (31080) 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 Los Angeles, CA

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

Snappr motif Family shoot in Culver City

Booked 2 hours ago by Paige

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

Booked 16 hours ago by Michael

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
Snappr motif Family shoot in Los Angeles

Booked 16 hours ago by Michael

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
Snappr motif Family shoot in Los Angeles

Booked 2 days ago by JULIA

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $299
Snappr motif Family shoot in Los Angeles

Booked 2 days ago by Samina

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 6 digital downloads
  • Price: $139
Snappr motif Family shoot in Long Beach

Booked 2 days ago by Charlie

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 6 digital downloads
  • Price: $89
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Compare the cost of hiring a family photographer to other cities in CA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Los Angeles, CA
$867
San Francisco, CA
$778
San Jose, CA
$661
San Diego, CA
$580
Oxnard, CA
$580
Riverside, CA
$566
Sacramento, CA
$501
State of CA
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Comparison of different options for finding a family photographer in Los Angeles

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 Los Angeles. See how booking your family shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in Los Angeles

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