How much does a food photographer cost in Washington?

Last updated: 14th Feb 2024

In 2020, for a two-hour food photoshoot in Washington, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $417. On average a one-hour food shoot will cost $261 and a four-hour shoot will cost $730. Washington’s food photographer prices are 4% 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 Washington food photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent food photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Washington, DC
  3. Comparison of different options for finding a food photographer in Washington
  4. Prices for other types of photographers in Washington

Comparison of average Washington 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 Washington, DC Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$261
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$417
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$574
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$730
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$887
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,043
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,356
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,669
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV (47900) 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 Washington, DC

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

Snappr motif Food shoot in Chevy Chase

Booked 11 days ago by MiPago

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

Booked 12 days ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $224
Snappr motif Food shoot in Washington

Booked 12 days ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $224
Snappr motif Food shoot in Washington

Booked 12 days ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $224
Snappr motif Food shoot in Frederick

Booked 12 days ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $224
Snappr motif Food shoot in Gaithersburg

Booked 12 days ago by Jeegar

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $224
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Comparison of different options for finding a food photographer in Washington

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Washington

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