How much does a portrait photographer cost in Buffalo?

Last updated: 11th May 2022

In 2020, for a two-hour portrait photoshoot in Buffalo, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $431. On average a one-hour portrait shoot will cost $270 and a four-hour shoot will cost $755. Buffalo’s portrait photographer prices are 8% 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 Buffalo portrait photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Buffalo, 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 Buffalo
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Buffalo

Comparison of average Buffalo 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 Buffalo, NY Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$270
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$431
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$593
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$755
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$916
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,078
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,401
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,725
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY (15380) 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 Buffalo, NY

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

Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Buffalo

Booked 14 days ago by Bessie

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

Booked 22 days ago by FirasThanks

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

Booked 23 days ago by Nathan

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

Booked 23 days ago by Joel

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

Booked 24 days ago by Mohammad

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

Booked 25 days ago by Brenda

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $99
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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 Buffalo

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 Buffalo. See how booking your portrait shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in Buffalo

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