How much does a portrait photographer cost in Madison?

Last updated: 4th Oct 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour portrait photoshoot in Madison, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $392. On average a one-hour portrait shoot will cost $245 and a four-hour shoot will cost $687. Madison’s portrait photographer prices are 2% 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 Madison portrait photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Madison, WI
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a portrait photographer to other cities in WI
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Madison
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Madison

Comparison of average Madison 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 Madison, WI Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$245
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$392
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$540
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$687
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$834
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$981
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,275
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,570
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Madison, WI (31540) 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 Madison, WI

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

Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Wisconsin Dells

Booked 13 days ago by Tom

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

Booked 16 days ago by Jen

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

Booked 25 days ago by Bruce

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

Booked a month ago by Melvin

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

Booked a month ago by Phani Bhaskar

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

Booked 2 months ago by Jenni

  • 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 WI

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Madison, WI
$392
Milwaukee, WI
$371
State of WI
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Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Madison

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Madison

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