How much does a travel photographer cost in San Francisco?

Last updated: 19th Apr 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour travel photoshoot in San Francisco, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $570. On average a one-hour travel shoot will cost $356 and a four-hour shoot will cost $998. San Francisco’s travel photographer prices are 30% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: travel, holiday, vacation.

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

Comparison of average San Francisco travel photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in San Francisco, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$356
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$570
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$784
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$998
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,212
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,426
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,853
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$2,281
$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 travel photographers.

Examples of Travel Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Travel shoot in SF

Booked 20 days ago by Alicia

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Travel shoot in Redwood City

Booked 24 days ago by Sylvia

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

Booked 25 days ago by Zera

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

Booked 2 months ago by Steven

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

Booked 2 months ago by Steven

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

Booked 2 months ago by Steven

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $99
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Compare the cost of hiring a travel photographer to other cities in CA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Los Angeles, CA
$636
San Francisco, CA
$570
San Jose, CA
$485
San Diego, CA
$425
Oxnard, CA
$425
Riverside, CA
$415
Sacramento, CA
$367
State of CA
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Comparison of different options for finding a travel 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 travel photographers in San Francisco. See how booking your travel 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.