How much does a wedding photographer cost in Albany?

Last updated: 27th Apr 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour wedding photoshoot in Albany, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $1,270. On average a one-hour wedding shoot will cost $794 and a four-hour shoot will cost $2,222. Albany’s wedding photographer prices are 6% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: wedding, bridal.

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

Comparison of average Albany wedding photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in Albany, NY Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$794
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$1,270
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$1,746
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$2,222
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$2,698
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$3,174
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$4,126
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$5,078
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY (10580) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of wedding photographers.

Examples of Wedding Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent wedding photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Albany, NY

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

Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Mechanicville

Booked 12 days ago by

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $449
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Albany

Booked 5 months ago by Liana

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

Booked 5 months ago by Liana

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

Booked 5 months ago by Liana

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

Booked 6 months ago by Liana

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

Booked 6 months ago by Liana

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

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Syracuse, NY
$1,530
New York City, NY
$1,524
Buffalo, NY
$1,294
Albany, NY
$1,270
Binghamton, NY
$1,094
State of NY
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Comparison of different options for finding a wedding photographer in Albany

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Albany

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