How much does a food photographer cost in San Diego?

Last updated: 7th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour food photoshoot in San Diego, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $386. On average a one-hour food shoot will cost $242 and a four-hour shoot will cost $676. San Diego’s food photographer prices are 3% below 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 San Diego food photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent food photoshoot jobs on Snappr in San Diego, CA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a food photographer to other cities in CA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a food photographer in San Diego
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in San Diego

Comparison of average San Diego 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 San Diego, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$242
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$386
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$531
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$676
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$821
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$966
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,256
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,546
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of San Diego-Carlsbad, CA (41740) 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 San Diego, CA

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

Snappr motif Food shoot in Carlsbad

Booked 2 days ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: digital downloads
  • Price: $119
Snappr motif Food shoot in Chula Vista

Booked 2 days ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: digital downloads
  • Price: $119
Snappr motif Food shoot in San Diego

Booked 2 days ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: digital downloads
  • Price: $119
Snappr motif Food shoot in San Diego

Booked 2 days ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: digital downloads
  • Price: $119
Snappr motif Food shoot in San Diego

Booked 2 days ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: digital downloads
  • Price: $119
Snappr motif Food shoot in Chula Vista

Booked 2 days ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: digital downloads
  • Price: $119
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Compare the cost of hiring a food photographer to other cities in CA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Los Angeles, CA
$578
San Francisco, CA
$518
San Jose, CA
$441
San Diego, CA
$386
Oxnard, CA
$386
Riverside, CA
$378
Sacramento, CA
$334
State of CA
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Comparison of different options for finding a food photographer in San Diego

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 San Diego. See how booking your food shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in San Diego

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