How much does a wedding photographer cost in Washington?

Last updated: 23rd Feb 2024

In 2020, for a two-hour wedding photoshoot in Washington, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $1,252. On average a one-hour wedding shoot will cost $782 and a four-hour shoot will cost $2,190. Washington’s wedding photographer prices are 4% 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 Washington wedding photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent wedding photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Washington, DC
  3. Comparison of different options for finding a wedding photographer in Washington
  4. Prices for other types of photographers in Washington

Comparison of average Washington 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 Washington, DC Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$782
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$1,252
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$1,721
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$2,190
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$2,660
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$3,129
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$4,068
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$5,006
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV (47900) 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 Washington, DC

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

Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Fredericksburg

Booked 3 days ago by Gordon

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $1249
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Washington

Booked 6 days ago by Andresa

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $1249
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Rockville

Booked 6 days ago by Betel

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $699
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Washington

Booked 6 days ago by Justin

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $1249
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Washington

Booked 8 days ago by Carmen

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $699
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Washington

Booked 9 days ago by Alan

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $699
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Comparison of different options for finding a wedding photographer in Washington

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 Washington. See how booking your wedding shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in Washington

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