How much does a portrait photographer cost in Philadelphia?

Last updated: 8th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour portrait photoshoot in Philadelphia, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $387. On average a one-hour portrait shoot will cost $242 and a four-hour shoot will cost $677. Philadelphia’s portrait photographer prices are 3% 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 Philadelphia portrait photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Philadelphia, PA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a portrait photographer to other cities in PA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Philadelphia
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Philadelphia

Comparison of average Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia, PA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$242
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$387
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$532
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$677
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$822
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$967
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,257
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,547
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD (37980) 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 Philadelphia, PA

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

Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Philadelphia

Booked 10 hours ago by Evie

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

Booked a day ago by Sharell

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

Booked a day ago by Evie

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

Booked 3 days ago by Brianna

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

Booked 7 days ago by Sean

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

Booked 12 days ago by Charmaine

  • 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 PA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Philadelphia, PA
$387
Pittsburgh, PA
$289
Allentown, PA
$260
State of PA
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Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Philadelphia

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Philadelphia

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