How much does a food photographer cost in Seattle?

Last updated: 2nd Jul 2024

In 2020, for a two-hour food photoshoot in Seattle, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $493. On average a one-hour food shoot will cost $308 and a four-hour shoot will cost $862. Seattle’s food photographer prices are 23% 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 Seattle food photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent food photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Seattle, WA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a food photographer to other cities in WA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a food photographer in Seattle
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Seattle

Comparison of average Seattle 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 Seattle, WA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$308
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$493
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$678
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$862
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,047
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,232
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,602
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,971
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (42660) 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 Seattle, WA

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

Snappr motif Food shoot in Everett

Booked 11 days ago by Ani

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $334
Snappr motif Food shoot in Seattle

Booked 11 days ago by Maureen

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $279
Snappr motif Food shoot in Arlington

Booked 14 days ago by Eva

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $279
Snappr motif Food shoot in Seattle

Booked 20 days ago by Ani

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $279
Snappr motif Food shoot in Marysville

Booked 23 days ago by Ani

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $334
Snappr motif Food shoot in Kirkland

Booked a month ago by thu

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $279
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Compare the cost of hiring a food photographer to other cities in WA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Seattle, WA
$493
Perth, WA
$452
Spokane, WA
$323
State of WA
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Comparison of different options for finding a food photographer in Seattle

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Seattle

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