How much does a portrait photographer cost in Albany?

Last updated: 28th Nov 2022

In 2020, for a two-hour portrait photoshoot in Albany, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $423. On average a one-hour portrait shoot will cost $265 and a four-hour shoot will cost $741. Albany’s portrait photographer prices are 6% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: portrait, headshot, linkedin, profile, executive.

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

Comparison of average Albany portrait photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in Albany, NY Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$265
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$423
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$582
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$741
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$899
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,058
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,375
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,693
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY (10580) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of portrait photographers.

Examples of Portrait Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Albany, NY

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

Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Bethlehem

Booked 10 days ago by Emily

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 3 digital downloads
  • Price: $89
Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Troy

Booked a month ago by Zibo

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

Booked a month ago by John

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

Booked a month ago by JanAnn

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

Booked a month ago by Thomas

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

Booked 2 months ago by Nicole

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
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Compare the cost of hiring a portrait photographer to other cities in NY

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Syracuse, NY
$510
New York City, NY
$508
Buffalo, NY
$431
Albany, NY
$423
Binghamton, NY
$365
State of NY
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Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Albany

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Albany

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