How much does a portrait photographer cost in Raleigh?

Last updated: 22nd Oct 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour portrait photoshoot in Raleigh, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $427. On average a one-hour portrait shoot will cost $267 and a four-hour shoot will cost $747. Raleigh’s portrait photographer prices are 7% 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 Raleigh portrait photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Raleigh, 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 Raleigh
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Raleigh

Comparison of average Raleigh 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 Raleigh, NC Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$267
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$427
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$587
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$747
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$907
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,067
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,387
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,707
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Raleigh, NC (39580) 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 Raleigh, NC

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

Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Raleigh

Booked 21 hours ago by Aisha

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 3 digital downloads
  • Price: $89
Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Raleigh

Booked a day ago by Jennifer

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

Booked 2 days ago by Jennifer

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

Booked 3 days ago by Flora

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

Booked 18 days ago by Safiya

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

Booked 21 days ago by Jeannie

  • 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 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 Raleigh

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Raleigh

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