How much does wedding photography cost in 2024?

Fearless Photographers recently conducted a survey to determine wedding photography prices across various countries. This survey focused solely on the costs associated with wedding photography services, without assessing the quality of the photography or the customer service experience, which can vary widely among photographers.

Professional wedding photographers were asked about the pricing of their most popular wedding photography packages. These packages often include different combinations of the following items: wedding day coverage, a second photographer, low-resolution files, full-resolution files, large prints or wall prints, an album, a credit or coupon for additional products, and an engagement photo session.

To get accurate pricing for your wedding photography, it's essential to have detailed discussions with potential photographers. Carefully review the contract to understand what is included in the pricing and to identify any potential additional expenses.
Why do some wedding photographers charge more (or less) than others?

Quality: Seasoned photographers known for their outstanding work often charge higher rates.

Services: Photographers providing extras like engagement sessions or personalized albums usually have higher prices.

Demand: Popular wedding photographers with limited availability may charge premium rates due to high demand.

Location: Photographers based in areas with a higher cost of living generally charge more for their services.


United States: $5,520

Survey of 198 professional wedding photographers in the United States shows:

Highest-priced wedding photographers in the US charge an average price of $9,420 for their most popular wedding photography package.

Medium-priced wedding photographers in the US charge an average price of $5,520 for their most popular wedding photography package.

Lowest-priced wedding photographers in the US charge an average price of $3,360 for their most popular wedding photography package.

Canada: $4,250 CAD

Survey of 40 professional wedding photographers in Canada shows:

Highest-priced wedding photographers in Canada charge an average price of $7,440 CAD for their most popular wedding photography package.

Medium-priced wedding photographers in Canada charge an average price of $4,250 CAD for their most popular wedding photography package.

Lowest-priced wedding photographers in Canada charge an average price of $2740 CAD for their most popular wedding photography package.

United Kingdom: £2020

Survey of 82 professional wedding photographers in the United Kingdom shows:

Highest-priced wedding photographers in the UK charge an average price of £3580 for their most popular wedding photography package.

Medium-priced wedding photographers in the UK charge an average price of £2020 for their most popular wedding photography package.

Lowest-priced wedding photographers in the UK charge an average price of £1255 for their most popular wedding photography package.

France: 2380€

Survey of 51 professional wedding photographers in France shows:

Highest-priced wedding photographers in France charge an average price of 3450€ for their most popular wedding photography package.

Medium-priced wedding photographers in France charge an average price of 2380€ for their most popular wedding photography package.

Lowest-priced wedding photographers in France charge an average price of 1630€ for their most popular wedding photography package.

Italy: 2270€

Survey of 47 professional wedding photographers in Italy shows:

Highest-priced wedding photographers in Italy charge an average price of 3520€ for their most popular wedding photography package.

Medium-priced wedding photographers in Italy charge an average price of 2270€ for their most popular wedding photography package.

Lowest-priced wedding photographers in Italy charge an average price of 1640€ for their most popular wedding photography package.

Netherlands: 2550€

Survey of 49 professional wedding photographers in Italy shows:

Highest-priced wedding photographers in the Netherlands charge an average price of 3870€ for their most popular wedding photography package.

Medium-priced wedding photographers in the Netherlands charge an average price of 2550€ for their most popular wedding photography package.

Lowest-priced wedding photographers in the Netherlands charge an average price of 1720€ for their most popular wedding photography package.
This is a very simple survey. The information provided by photographers is not verified, and the data compilation is informal and non-scientific. It is not intended for business purposes or research. Some countries are not included on this list due to insufficient data received from photographers in those regions.
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