How much does a food photographer cost in New York City?

Last updated: 16th Oct 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour food photoshoot in New York City, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $508. On average a one-hour food shoot will cost $318 and a four-hour shoot will cost $889. New York City’s food photographer prices are 27% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: food, hospitality, restaurant, menu.

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Contents
  1. Comparison of average New York City food photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent food photoshoot jobs on Snappr in New York City, NY
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a food photographer to other cities in NY
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a food photographer in New York City
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in New York City

Comparison of average New York City food photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in New York City, NY Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$318
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$508
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$699
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$889
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,080
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,270
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,651
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$2,032
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA (35620) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of food photographers.

Examples of Food Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent food photoshoot jobs on Snappr in New York City, NY

A snapshot of real-world food jobs that have been requested recently by folks in New York City and surrounding areas.

Snappr motif Food shoot in Matawan

Booked 15 minutes ago by Enterprise

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

Booked 19 hours ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: 12 digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Food shoot in Saddle Brook

Booked 20 hours ago by Jeegar

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

Booked 21 hours ago by Oleh

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

Booked a day ago by Jeegar

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

Booked a day ago by Oleh

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
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Compare the cost of hiring a food photographer to other cities in NY

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Syracuse, NY
$510
New York City, NY
$508
Buffalo, NY
$431
Albany, NY
$423
Binghamton, NY
$365
State of NY
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Comparison of different options for finding a food photographer in New York City

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in New York City

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