Today we will all be going on a deep dive into where you can buy cameras and take photos in Brisbane. Additionally we will try to cover as much as possible on a wide range of related subtopics.
There probably isn’t a better way for us to kick this off than to list the best local photographers for when you need wedding pictures, graduation pictures, or want to capture memories at any special events. Once they have been discussed in detail we will move on to photo printing whether you want to print something off your phone, get a passport photo, need digital marketing materials, or whatever type of printing you might need will be discussed before we pivot to photography studios.
Taking lessons at the best photography classes in your area is a great way to “develop your skills,’ sorry but that corny joke just wrote itself. Even if there aren’t many left these days the best places to buy cameras and repair shops near you will also be discussed. Don’t be surprised if these stores also sell new lenses, cleaning supplies, covers, stands, and more equipment and accessories.
A list of places to take beautiful pictures and selfies in Brisbane will definitely get a shout out plus there will be some quick lists for where to buy some loosely related items like camera phones or security cameras. Many of the places we mention could theoretically go in a few of our lists but we will do our best to put the right shops in the right place and let you know when a place can handle multiple needs.
Expect to find a map for the area towards the end of the post to help you figure out where all the places we list can be found. And to read more about the Australian photography scene click that link.
Commemorate a wedding, graduation, or other special event by hiring a great photographer near you to capture the scene:
- Ben Clark Photography
- Glenn Hunt Brisbane Photographer
- A Thousand Miles Photography
- Tom Hall Photography
- Alison Cooke Photography
- Little Love Lane Photography
- Dreamlife Wedding Photography & Video
Ben Clark Photography has been photographing weddings for almost 18 years. Thousand Miles Photography specializes in affordable wedding and portrait photography and are available to shoot any occasion or event including weddings, christenings, birthdays, and newborn photography.
Alison Cooke Photography has been photographing weddings near you for the past 25 years and with over 700 weddings under their belt they have a lot of experience. Natural maternity photography, in-hospital Fresh48 photography, infant photography, and studio newborn sessions are among Little Love Lane Photography’s specialties.
Dreamlife Brisbane are highly trained and professional wedding photographers and cinematographers who are ready to create a relaxing and intimate environment where you and your guests may forget about the camera.
You can get all kinds of photos printed at places like:
- Snap Print & Design at # 5A/57 Miller St
- Street’s Imaging Services at 4/7 Anthony St
- Prolab at 2/38 Bishop St
- Fotofast at 198/200 Moggill Rd
- Brilliant Prints at 59 Bluestone Cct
- RGB Digital Pro Lab at 6/22 Varley St
- Click on Print PhotoBooks at 19 Dividend St
Snap Print & Design can handle all of your print and design needs. Their team consists of industry specialists that are skilled in identifying cost-effective marketing solutions for small businesses in the area.
For over 40 years Streets Imaging has been printing for professional photographers and enthusiasts. Their papers have been rigorously profiled to provide the greatest range of colors possible including the whitest whites and deepest blacks.
Whether you need a personalized, hand-finished job or a fully automated and fast upload, print, and send service Prolab can meet your needs. From the beginning Fotofas has been at the forefront of retail and commercial photographic printing technology and services often on the cutting edge.
BrilliantPrints is a professional printer that focuses solely on making high-quality canvas prints and offers a premium product at a very competitive price. RGB Digital Direct is a desktop online ordering software that allows you to order a wide range of digital photo products. Large professional photo prints, canvas prints, frames, greeting cards, multi-page calendars, customized gifts, metal prints, art mounts, press printing, and much more are available.
Clickonprint provides commercial print, design, and photography services near you to government, corporate, and marketing agencies.
Studios For Rent
Rent photography studio space at one of these spots if you have serious matters to attend to:
The Photo Studio works between journalistic fashion photography and personal portraiture. Their studios allow visitors to move outside of their comfort zones and spend a day playing adult dress-up with the pros.
Newstead Studios is an architecturally planned creative center and event venue offering a place to work, meet, create, and entertain.
Pro 25 Studio specializes in newborn photography capturing timeless images of tiny humans that families adore.
Get better by taking classes at a photography school in your area or private lessons by contacting:
- Brisbane Photography Courses at South Bank Parklands
- Photo Genius
- Take Better Photos at 433 Ipswich Rd
Whether you’re using a smartphone, DSLR, mirrorless, hybrid camera, or just want to brush up on your photography abilities Brisbane Photography Courses offers an instructive and easy-to-understand course for you. Each lesson includes comments on aperture, depth of field, shutter rates, ISO, focal lengths, and other topics.
Photo Genius offers brief beginner photography classes and seminars that clearly explain camera functions and give you a solid foundation of digital photography principles. At Take Better Photos you will learn how to share some of the joy and excitement of taking excellent photos of family and vacations with others through photography classes in your area.
They also organize collaborative photography seminars with Steve Parish, Australia’s most well-known photographer.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Brisbane
Visit one of these stores when you want to buy a new camera or get an old one repaired:
- Ted’s Cameras Brisbane at 150 Adelaide St
- Camera Pro at 232 Arthur St
- Digi Direct Brisbane at 166 Adelaide St
- Brisbane Camera Hire at 4/860 Wynnum Rd
Ted’s Cameras offers a bigger and more diverse choice of digital cameras and photography equipment than ever before. For all of your picture, video, and digital image needs Digi Direct is the place to go.
They keep up to date on the latest gear and show off their newest and most popular products to their staff and clients on a regular basis. Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, Olympus, Fuji, Ricoh, and Panasonic all have digital compact cameras in their large selection.
Brisbane Camera Hire has the largest selection of rental equipment from Nikon, Sony, Sigma, and Canon in Queensland. They have Canon, Nikon, and Sony cameras, lenses, flashes, Manfrotto and Vanguard tripods, Bowens, Metz, Jinbei lighting, portable lighting gear, stabilizing gimbals, and reflectors.
Best Places For Selfies
You can take some great selfies in Brisbane at:
- Wilson Outlook Small Park
- The Story Bridge
- City Hall
- Kurilpa Bridge
- Kangaroo Point
- Rocks Riverside Park
- Tropical Display Dome
- Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park
- Howard Smith Wharves
- Wilson Outlook Reserve
- Roma Street Parkland
- Moora Park
- Botanical Garden
- Wynnum Foreshore
Wilson Prospects Small Park provides a stunning perspective west towards the Story Bridge and a beautiful view south toward the New Farm Riverwalk. Speaking of, the Story Bridge is one of city’s most iconic landmarks that is well-known for its LED lighting displays that run the length of the Brisbane River. City Hall is one of the most beautiful places to take selfies in your area.
Kurilpa Bridge is a popular location for local photography particularly in the evening when it is illuminated with colored lights. Kangaroo Point is an excellent location for photographing the downtown buildings.
Rocks Riverside Park has industrial artifacts all over the park, shared pathways, a water play area, and public art that shows the park’s industrial past, all of which are great for taking selfies.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
The newest cell phones have some really nice cameras these days and you can pick one up at:
- Renewed Gadgets at Shop 206 DFO, 18th Avenue
- Joy One Mobile at Sunnybank QLD 4109
- Technology Traders at Booval Fair Shopping Centre
- The Phone Shop at Logan City Centre
- Mobile Phone Doctor at Pacific Hwy
- Fone King at Shop 112/Myer Centre 91 Queen St
- Tele Choice at 299 Annerley Rd
You can either buy security cameras in your area or get the services that go along with them at:
- 1300 Cameras
- Brisbane Security Alarm Systems
- Sunshine Security and Surveillance at 6/3299 Logan Rd
- Guarded Security Systems
- Sec Tech Group at 33/17 Cairns St
- Pacific Security Group at Anderson St
- Mainline Security Products at 54 Caswell St
- Cobra Security at Level 19/10 Eagle St
You may also want to check out our posts on:
- Where To Buy Cameras & Accessories in Gold Coast
- Where To Buy Cameras & Accessories in Sydney
- Where To Buy Cameras & Accessories in Melbourne
- Where To Buy Cameras & Accessories in Adelaide
Enjoy Taking Photos With Your New Camera
We hope you learned a little something about cameras and photos in your area today. You read about all kinds of topics like where to buy cameras, get them repaired, photographers for hire, printing, studios, classes, places to take selfies, camera phones or security.
If you stuck around this long you probably have a good grasp on the local photography scene yourself. If so don’t be shy, tell us what we got wrong or share your own tips in the comments.
We hope you have fun buying cameras and taking photos in Brisbane.