How much does a portrait photographer cost in Columbus?

Last updated: 29th Apr 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour portrait photoshoot in Columbus, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $506. On average a one-hour portrait shoot will cost $317 and a four-hour shoot will cost $886. Columbus’s portrait photographer prices are 27% 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 Columbus portrait photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Columbus, OH
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a portrait photographer to other cities in OH
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Columbus
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Columbus

Comparison of average Columbus 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 Columbus, OH Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$317
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$506
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$696
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$886
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,076
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,266
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,646
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$2,026
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Columbus, OH (18140) 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 Columbus, OH

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

Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Gahanna

Booked 7 days ago by Kristine

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

Booked 9 days ago by xavier

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

Booked 11 days ago by Kristine

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

Booked 15 days ago by Brian

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Columbus

Booked 16 days ago by Patti

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

Booked 17 days ago by Elyse

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
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Compare the cost of hiring a portrait photographer to other cities in OH

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Columbus, OH
$506
Cleveland, OH
$446
Dayton, OH
$308
State of OH
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Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Columbus

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Columbus

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