How much does a party photographer cost in New York City?

Last updated: 8th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour party photoshoot in New York City, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $610. On average a one-hour party shoot will cost $381 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,067. New York City’s party photographer prices are 27% 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 New York City party photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent party photoshoot jobs on Snappr in New York City, NY
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a party photographer to other cities in NY
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a party photographer in New York City
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in New York City

Comparison of average New York City 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 New York City, NY Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$381
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$610
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$838
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$1,067
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,295
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,524
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,981
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$2,438
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA (35620) 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 New York City, NY

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

Snappr motif Party shoot in

Booked 15 hours ago by Caroline

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

Booked 18 hours ago by Iasia

  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $1249
Snappr motif Party shoot in

Booked 21 hours ago by Shefali

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $99
Snappr motif Party shoot in

Booked a day ago by Marianela

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

Booked 2 days ago by Zinorah

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

Booked 2 days ago by Samantha

  • 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 NY

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Syracuse, NY
$612
New York City, NY
$610
Buffalo, NY
$517
Albany, NY
$508
Binghamton, NY
$438
State of NY
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Comparison of different options for finding a party photographer in New York City

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 New York City. See how booking your party shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in New York City

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