How much does a party photographer cost in Los Angeles?

Last updated: 28th Feb 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour party photoshoot in Los Angeles, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $694. On average a one-hour party shoot will cost $434 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,214. Los Angeles’s party photographer prices are 45% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: party, birthday, quinceanera.

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

Comparison of average Los Angeles party photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in Los Angeles, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$434
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$694
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$954
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$1,214
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,474
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,734
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$2,254
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$2,774
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA (31080) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of party photographers.

Examples of Party Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent party photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Los Angeles, CA

A snapshot of real-world party jobs that have been requested recently by folks in Los Angeles and surrounding areas.

Snappr motif Party shoot in Santa Ana

Booked a day ago by Andy

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Party shoot in Lake Forest

Booked 4 days ago by Hannah

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

Booked 5 days ago by Elsie

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Party shoot in Long Beach

Booked 5 days ago by Barbara

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Party shoot in Montebello

Booked 6 days ago by Carla

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $749
Snappr motif Party shoot in Los Angeles

Booked 7 days ago by Danielle

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

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Los Angeles, CA
$694
San Francisco, CA
$622
San Jose, CA
$529
San Diego, CA
$464
Oxnard, CA
$464
Riverside, CA
$453
Sacramento, CA
$401
State of CA
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Comparison of different options for finding a party photographer in Los Angeles

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Los Angeles

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