How much does a portrait photographer cost in St. Louis?

Last updated: 27th Jun 2022

In 2020, for a two-hour portrait photoshoot in St. Louis, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $419. On average a one-hour portrait shoot will cost $262 and a four-hour shoot will cost $733. St. Louis’s portrait photographer prices are 5% 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 St. Louis portrait photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in St. Louis, MO
  3. Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in St. Louis
  4. Prices for other types of photographers in St. Louis

Comparison of average St. Louis 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 St. Louis, MO Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$262
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$419
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$576
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$733
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$890
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,047
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,361
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,675
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of St. Louis, MO-IL (41180) 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 St. Louis, MO

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

Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Festus

Booked 2 days ago by Amanda

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

Booked 2 days ago by Amanda

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

Booked 3 days ago by Brett

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $212
Snappr motif Portrait shoot in St. Louis

Booked 5 days ago by Faith

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $162
Snappr motif Portrait shoot in St. Louis

Booked 7 days ago by Rebecca

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

Booked 10 days ago by Tomeca

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
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Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in St. Louis

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in St. Louis

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