How much does a product photographer cost in San Francisco?

Last updated: 14th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour product photoshoot in San Francisco, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $518. On average a one-hour product shoot will cost $324 and a four-hour shoot will cost $907. San Francisco’s product photographer prices are 30% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: product, ecommerce, catalog.

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Contents
  1. Comparison of average San Francisco product photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent product photoshoot jobs on Snappr in San Francisco, CA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a product photographer to other cities in CA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a product photographer in San Francisco
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in San Francisco

Comparison of average San Francisco product photographer costs by shoot duration

Compare average market rates to Snappr rates based on the length of the product shoot.

Shoot duration Typical market cost in San Francisco, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$324
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$518
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$713
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$907
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,102
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,296
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,685
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$2,074
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA (41860) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of product photographers.

Examples of Product Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent product photoshoot jobs on Snappr in San Francisco, CA

A snapshot of real-world product jobs that have been requested recently by folks in San Francisco and surrounding areas.

Snappr motif Product shoot in SF

Booked 2 days ago by Marina

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Product shoot in Half Moon Bay

Booked 3 days ago by Joe

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

Booked 4 days ago by Cody

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $749
Snappr motif Product shoot in Oakland

Booked 6 days ago by Sheila

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Product shoot in South San Francisco

Booked 8 days ago by Stacee

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Product shoot in San Mateo

Booked 9 days ago by Artem

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
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Compare the cost of hiring a product photographer to other cities in CA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Los Angeles, CA
$578
San Francisco, CA
$518
San Jose, CA
$441
San Diego, CA
$386
Oxnard, CA
$386
Riverside, CA
$378
Sacramento, CA
$334
State of CA
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Comparison of different options for finding a product photographer in San Francisco

The Photographer Cost Calculator is built by Snappr, the largest on-demand marketplace for photographers, including the largest network of on-demand product photographers in San Francisco. See how booking your product shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in San Francisco

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