Everyone that wants to learn about where to buy cameras and take photos in Berlin has come to the right place. Those topics are just the beginning as we have plenty of other related things to get into as the post moves forward.
There probably isn’t a better way for us to begin than with the best local photographers for those who need wedding pictures, graduation pictures, or who just want to capture memories at any special event. Then you can read about photo printing shops where you should be able to develop and print passport photos, brochures, marketing materials or anything and we will discuss photography studios in your area too.
Some reading this might be interested in taking photography classes or maybe you just want to know about places to buy cameras and some repair shops which should sell all the new lenses, cleaning supplies, covers, stands, or other equipment and accessories you might desire.
Places to take beautiful selfies near you will get a shout out before other loosely related subjects like camera phones and security cameras. We will do our best put the right shops in the right lists but since many of these topics are quite correlated some crossover between the lists should be expected.
Be sure to check out the map at the end which can help you figure out where all the Berlin camera and photo places we list are located. To read more posts on cities around Germany check out that link.
You can find a photographer in your area for a wedding, graduation, or other special event by contacting:
Caroline Wimmer has been specializing in portrait and event photography near you for more than a decade. Topnotch outdoor photography with over 10 years of experience is provided by Julia Nimke.
Matthew Coleman has been a photographer since 2017 and takes photos of real moments, documentaries, storytelling, and portraits.
To print the selfies off your phone or get any kind of a photo printed, developed, or processed visit:
- Digital Darkroom at Bergmannstr. 68
- D’mage – Fine Art Print Specialists at Legiendamm 14
- WhiteWall Store at Oranienburger St 1-3
- Pixel Grain at Rosenstr. 17
- Quick Photo Lab at Prenzlauer Allee 51
- The Photo Image Factory at Wilhelmstr. 118
- Fotoporto at Richardstr. 18
- Smart Pix Photo Lab at Kopenhagener St 75
Each of the above is a good choice for photo printing near you. They should be able to provide color or black and white pictures and they can probably put them on just about anything you want.
Whether you need developing and printing for passport photos, brochures, pamphlets, books, wall graphics, posters, digital prints, real estate advertisements, other marketing materials, or just about anything they can probably handle it. They should also be able to assist with scanning, restorations, enlargements, processing, digital repairs, and more.
If you have any specific photo printing needs we suggest you look through those links and find a place that offers exactly what you want.
Studios For Better Pictures
If you really want to take the perfect picture consider having the shoot at a photography studio near you:
- Miet Studio at Markgrafendamm 33
- Ramboya at Wrangelstr. 76
- We Studio at Josef-Orlopp-Str. 56
- Ikonic Studio at Glasower St 44-47
- Lynx Studio at Fuldastr. 42
- Allmost Art Studio at Lausitzer St 10
- Havelstudios at Havelchaussee 161
Miet Studio has two fully equipped areas with a shooting table for professional product shots, two motif backgrounds, five different color backgrounds, and six flash heads.
Ramboya offers two completely equipped studios for photography, film production, and events in your area as well as a large makeup and styling room.
We Studio provides a professional photo and film production area with daylight, a green screen, and a 1930’s style room in addition to a creative space with a built in cove and a cyclorama wall for live streaming, workshops, castings, and analogue photography.
Unique lofts for films, photoshoots, livestream productions, and music events are available at Ikonic Studio.
Lynx Studio features a photo location, a separate makeup room, and a bathroom suitable for shootings, filming, and events.
Allmost Art Studio has eight private spaces available for rent that are ideal for photography shoots near you.
Complete facilities and premises for film, television, and photo productions are provided at Havelstudios.
Here is a list of photography schools and people who give private lessons on how to take beautiful pictures in your area:
- Berlin School of Photography at Gerichtstr. 23
- Berlin Photo Workshops at Fuldastr. 60
- Collodion Workshop at Tempelhofer Berg 6
Courses and workshops focusing on the basic manipulation and techniques of using a camera are available at the Berlin School of Photography.
Berlin Photo Workshops provides private tutorials and programs for enthusiasts. Wet plate photographic techniques and masterclasses are offered at the Collodion Workshop.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Berlin
A decade ago this list would have been a lot longer but you can still buy cameras in Berlin or possibly rent them and get them repaired at:
- Calumet Photographic at Bertha-Benz-Str. 5
- Meister Camera at Fasanenstr. 71
- Photo Schilling at Kantstr. 87
- Kamera Service Ostkreuz at Rathenaustr. 38
Calumet Photographic provides cameras, lenses, lights, tripods, bags, printers, monitors, and accessories as well as rentals, sensor cleaning, and workshops.
Various Leica photographic equipment, products, and accessories are available at Meister Camera. Photo Schilling buys and sells cameras in your area in addition to binoculars, lenses, special films, and many other accessories.
Kamera Service Ostkreuz has been a Praktica and Pentacon specialist for over five decades and repairs cameras and projectors in Berlin.
Best Places For Selfies
Some of the best local places to take selfies would be:
- Victory Column
- East Side Gallery
- Charlottenburg Palace
Alexanderplatz is a good place to take local pictures with its large public square, numerous shopping malls, department stores, large retailers, and transportation hubs.
Beautiful images of a historical monument with a goddess bronze sculpture and a statue can be taken at the Victory Column.
Gendarmenmarkt is one of the most beautiful places to take selfies in your area and features three monumental buildings surrounded by a number of shops, cafés, restaurants, and hotels.
Beautiful mural paintings ideal for stunning backdrops are showcased at the East Side Gallery.
Charlottenburg Palace shows off its grandiose interiors and majestic gardens ideal for filming and photography near you.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
These days the cameras on the newest phones should have very high megapixels and if you want to buy a new one head to:
- O2 Phone Shop at Dircksenstr 2
- Your Green Phone at Danziger St 205
- Vodafone at Chausseestr. 21
- My Mobile at Turmstr. 55
- Next Phones at Joachim-Friedrich-Str. 24
- Mobile World at Karl-Marx-Str. 153
You can either buy local security cameras or have your home or business looked over by contacting:
- Alarm systems at Berliner St 35
- Soscom at Scharnweberstr. 113
- Bosch Security Systems at Storkower St 101
- Marco Protect at Am Treptower Park 40
- Angleside Security Company at Friedrichstr. 123
You can also read more of our posts on:
- Renting Photography Studios in Hamburg
- Renting Photography Studios in Frankfurt
- Renting Photography Studios in Munich
- Renting Photography Studios in Cologne
Enjoy Taking Photos With Your New Camera
We hope that we did a decent job of covering the camera and photo scene near you. Whether you were hoping to learn about where to buy cameras, get them repaired, photographers for hire, printing, developing, studios, classes, places to take selfies, camera phones or security you read about it all.
If you read all the way to the end you might just know a little something about this local scene yourself. If that is the case please use the comments to tell us if we got anything wrong or to share your own tips.
Either way we hope you enjoy buying cameras and taking photos in Berlin.