How much does a portrait photographer cost in Durham?

Last updated: 21st Feb 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour portrait photoshoot in Durham, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $322. On average a one-hour portrait shoot will cost $202 and a four-hour shoot will cost $564. Durham’s portrait photographer prices are 19% 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 Durham portrait photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Durham, 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 Durham
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Durham

Comparison of average Durham 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 Durham, NC Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$202
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$322
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$443
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$564
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$685
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$806
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,048
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,290
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (20500) 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 Durham, NC

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

Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Durham

Booked 8 days ago by amari

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

Booked 15 days ago by Aurora

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

Booked a month ago by David

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

Booked 2 months ago by Amera

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

Booked 3 months ago by Kate

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

Booked 4 months ago by Insights

  • 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 Durham

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Durham

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