(Closed) How much did you pay for your photographer??

posted 4 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 31
209 posts
Helper bee

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jane5730 :  I am a professional photographer, and that was my price (very roughly and not including engagement photos). I chose to price point that way and it worked really well for me. I no longer do weddings because I found them stressful, but I never had an unhappy client. I also don’t know whether the prices I gave are converted right, as I am not in the US. My country has Euros.

Post # 32
3037 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

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jayymed05 :  I paid $400 for 3 hours of coverage. 1400 photos and $4000 seems a bit excessive. I received close to 300 photos and that was more than plenty.

Post # 33
1239 posts
Bumble bee

$1600/4 hours/received 168 pictures – North Carolina

Post # 35
267 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2018

I think that’s reasonable. We are paying $3,500 for 10 hours of coverage (with a second shooter), an engagement session, and an online gallery with rights to download and print images on our own.


I’m in Atlanta. Most photographers that I researched were between $3,000-$6,000 with varying elements included/ excluded. 

Post # 36
993 posts
Busy bee

We paid around $3k and my photographer travelled from Dallas to LA and worked with a second shooter and included 8 hours of coverage. She was worth every penny!

Post # 37
7567 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

I paid $3800 for 8 hours of coverage, 2 photographers, and the digital files + online gallery. No engagement session or album.

I’m a wedding photographer myself and generally speaking $3500-4500 is industry standards for rougly 8 hours of coverage w/ 2 photographers and typically will include an engagement session. That figure will vary depending on the package (if you have albums, extra hours, etc) and the experience/demand of the photographer(s) in question.

Post # 38
26 posts
  • Wedding: August 2019

We are paying 2,800 and that includes the photographer and a videographer for 8 hours. I am in Rhode Island.0

Post # 39
100 posts
Blushing bee

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jayymed05 :  

If you like their work, have good reviews I’d say that’s a really good price. Especially considering how many edits are included in that! Editing really makes the picture so you want to insure to get that.

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