How much does a wedding photographer cost in New York City?

Last updated: 7th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour wedding photoshoot in New York City, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $1,524. On average a one-hour wedding shoot will cost $953 and a four-hour shoot will cost $2,667. New York City’s wedding photographer prices are 27% 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 New York City wedding photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent wedding photoshoot jobs on Snappr in New York City, 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 New York City
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in New York City

Comparison of average New York City 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 New York City, NY Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$953
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$1,524
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$2,096
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$2,667
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$3,239
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$3,810
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$4,953
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$6,096
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA (35620) 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 New York City, NY

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

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Booked 10 hours ago by Datwan

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
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Booked 19 hours ago by Marcos

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
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Booked 19 hours ago by Brian

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
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Booked 21 hours ago by Marcos

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

Booked 2 days ago by Jessica

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $749
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Booked 2 days ago by Maria

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $399
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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 New York City

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 New York City. See how booking your wedding shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in New York City

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