How much does a portrait photographer cost in Charlotte?

Last updated: 4th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour portrait photoshoot in Charlotte, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $315. On average a one-hour portrait shoot will cost $197 and a four-hour shoot will cost $551. Charlotte’s portrait photographer prices are 21% below 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 Charlotte portrait photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Charlotte, NC
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a portrait photographer to other cities in NC
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Charlotte
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Charlotte

Comparison of average Charlotte 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 Charlotte, NC Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$197
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$315
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$433
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$551
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$669
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$787
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,023
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,259
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC (16740) 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 Charlotte, NC

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

Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Charlotte

Booked 5 days ago by Cindy

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

Booked 5 days ago by Cindy

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Charlotte

Booked 13 days ago by Eric

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $399
Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Charlotte

Booked 14 days ago by Raina

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

Booked 16 days ago by Louisea

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

Booked 16 days ago by Natalie

  • 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 NC

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Raleigh, NC
$427
Greensboro, NC
$379
Durham, NC
$322
Charlotte, NC
$315
Asheville, NC
$274
State of NC
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Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Charlotte

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Charlotte

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