How much does a food photographer cost in San Jose?

Last updated: 19th Oct 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour food photoshoot in San Jose, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $441. On average a one-hour food shoot will cost $276 and a four-hour shoot will cost $771. San Jose’s food photographer prices are 10% 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 San Jose food photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent food photoshoot jobs on Snappr in San Jose, 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 Jose
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in San Jose

Comparison of average San Jose 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 Jose, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$276
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$441
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$606
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$771
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$937
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,102
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,433
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,763
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA (41940) 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 Jose, CA

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

Snappr motif Food shoot in Sunnyvale

Booked 20 hours ago by Jeegar

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

Booked 20 hours ago by Jeegar

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

Booked 2 days ago by Jeegar

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

Booked 2 days ago by Jeegar

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

Booked 2 days ago by Jeegar

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

Booked 2 days ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: 12 digital downloads
  • Price: $149
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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 Jose

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in San Jose

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