Kenya Photographer

Cost of a Professional Photographer in Kenya

Professional photography prices in Kenya can either range from Ksh3,000 - Ksh50,000 per hour or charged per single case But as with anything else, Kenya photography packages can vary based on photographer's experience, nature of the photoshoot and location. Some top-shoot photographers can charge more than Ksh50,000 for covering destination photoshoots.

In Kenya, professional photography was not taken serious until recently. Kenya photographers were regarded as a paparazzi job. Not many Kenyans pursued photography as a professional career. Also the lack of affordable professional gears attributed in low interests in photography as a freelance job.

But lately things have really changed. Professional cameras are now affordable and the business in photography in Kenya has risen significantly. Kenyans have embrace and valued the art of professional photography. Pricing has depended on which town your photographer is located in and the type of photography. Photographers in Nairobi are regard as the top photographers.

A really good photographer like Joewell Photography can charge you USD200 for an hour. But on average a shoot may cost around USD100/hour. Studio photography is the most affordable and may cost around USD10/photo.



STUDIO Session Pricing

Session fees start at Ksh1500 for 1 hour of photography for 1–4 people. Ksh1000 of your session fee will apply as credit towards your package order. Each additional person in the session is Ksh500.

Portrait sessions include:

  • 1–2 hours photography
  • Editing and post-production work (Framed or mounted photo)



  • Mount 4x6 = Ksh 1,000
  • Frame 4x6 = Ksh 5,00
  • Mount 8x12 (A4) = Ksh 2,000
  • Frame 8x12 (A4) = Ksh 1,000
  • Mount 12x18 (A3) = Ksh 3,000
  • Frame 12x18 = Ksh 1,500
  • Mount 24x32 (A1) = Ksh 10,500
  • Mount 16x24 (A2) = Ksh 4,500
  • Photobook (12x18) - 20pgs = Ksh 15,000


  • Session fee is due at the time of booking. Session fees are non-refundable.
  • Cancellations must be at least 5 days prior to the booking in order to be applied to a different date.
  • Gift Certificates are available upon request.
  • 75% OF total fee for portrait prints is due when your order is placed. All print sales are final.
  • All prints are subject to shipping costs if mailing.

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