Over the next few minutes you will hopefully learn at least a little something about where to buy cameras and take photos in Buffalo. You will also read about everything we could think to include on the topic at hand.
We will start this off by listing some of the best local photographers for when you need wedding pictures, graduation pictures, or want to capture memories at any special events. After that where to go for photo printing whether you want to print something off your phone, get a passport photo, need digital marketing materials, or whatever will be discussed, and they will be followed up by photography studios.
You can always try to “develop your skills” by taking lessons at the best photography classes in your area, sorry, we really tried to hold that corny joke back but couldn’t. Even if there aren’t many left these days the best places to buy cameras and repair shops near you will also be discussed. You can expect them to also sell new lenses, cleaning supplies, covers, stands, and more equipment and accessories.
After all of that is out of the way it will finally be time to get you out of here with a list of places to take beautiful pictures, plus where you can buy some loosely related items like camera phones or security cameras. Some of the places we mention could definitely be in multiple lists but we will do our best to put the right shops in the right lists and let you know when a place can handle multiple needs.
You can also expect to find a local map at the end of the post to help you figure out where all the Buffalo camera and photo places we list are located. This region of the world is one that we have written many other guides for in the past for those that are interested.
There is no better way to commemorate a wedding, graduation, or other special event then to have a great photographer near you capture the scene:
- Nicole Gatto Photography
- RJZ Photography
- Nicole Gatto Photography
- Stefan Ludwig Photo + Video
- Moonshine Studio of Photography
- Shaw Photography
- Dawn M Gibson Photography
- Colin Gordon Photography
Nicole Gatto is known for wedding photography in your area. RJZ Photography adores weddings and all the wonderful, emotional, heart-pounding, and joyful events that take place on one of life’s most important days. Their style is constantly growing and bringing in elements from all over including weddings, fashion shows, portraiture, travel photography, and more.
Using Stefan Ludwig Photography will give you a one-of-a-kind combination of photo and video coverage with a candid style. Shaw Photography is a team of creative photographers who specialize in soulful weddings and photos that convey a narrative.
With Dawn M. Gibson as your photographer you can concentrate on being present and appreciating each moment safe in the knowledge that every detail of your day will be captured in loving photos for future story telling.
To get a passport photo printed near you or to print anything else visit:
- Buffalo Big Print at 78 Allen St
- Lenzart Photographic Lab at 1872 Hertel Ave
- Printed Image at 1906 Clinton St
Buffalo Big Print is known for exceptional custom prints, customized art, picture scans, digital restoration services, custom frames, and more. Printed Image has been in business for over 20 years and their graphic designers and pressmen have received extensive training to assist you with all of your design and printing needs.
Studios For Rent
Those who take this really seriously may want to rent photography studio space at:
- Studio 46 Design and Photography at 46 Wilkes Ave
- Photo Booth Rental at 260 Allen St 2nd fl
- City Lights Studio at 391 Washington St
- ND Studios at 63 Rano St
- Onion Studio at 1170 Losson Rd
Hundreds of graphics ranging from college textbook covers to billboards have been created by Studio 46 Design and Photography. NDstudios creates and produces films, commercials, and television programming.
They have the resources you’ll need to take any project from script to screen whether it’s through concept development, production staff, equipment rentals, or post services.
At Onion Studio they create your vision for commercial, wedding, and family photography whether it’s in the studio or on location.
Step up your game by taking classes at a photography school in your area or private lessons by contacting:
- Cepa Gallery at 617 Main St # 201
- Locust Street Art at 138 Locust St
- Lifetouch at 4545 Transit Rd
CEPA Gallery is a modern photography and visual arts facility with a national and local effect. CEPA creates a vibrant presence in the center of downtown with three galleries of changing exhibits and events, multimedia public art projects, arts education programs, and an open-access darkroom and digital photo lab.
Locust Street Art offers a variety of free studio arts classes for everyone from age 4 to senior adults as well as low-cost specialized workshops and custom services to their community.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Buffalo
Delaware Camera at 2635 Delaware Avenue F is a full-service camera shop near you with a lab and a well-stocked sales floor. Their experienced and professional staff works as an extended family and welcomes all camera enthusiasts new and seasoned.
Best Places For Selfies
You can take beautiful selfies at:
- Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens at 2655 South Park Ave
- Hoyt Lake at 199 Lincoln Pkwy
- Tifft Nature Preserve at 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd
- Japanese Garden at 1 Museum Ct
- Canalside at 44 Prime St
Where To Buy Camera Phones
One of the reasons we don’t have a lot of camera shops to list is because how good the ones on our phones have become and you can buy the latest and greatest at:
- Target Mobile at 2626 Delaware Ave
- AT&T Store at 2380 Delaware Ave
- IT Garden at 85 Grant St
- Cricket Wireless Authorized Retailer at 1105 Broadway
- Boost Mobile at 2101 Elmwood Ave
Some of these places sell security cameras while others will provide the services that go along with them:
- Standard Security Systems at 20 East Ave
- Shield Security Systems
- Powered Protection at 668 Ridge Rd
- Doyle Security Systems at 81 Benbro Dr
- Amherst Alarm at 2361 Wehrle Dr
Some of you might also want to check out our posts on:
- Photography Studios in Toronto
- Photography Studios in Rochester
- Photography Studios in Albany
- Photography Studios in New York City
Enjoy Taking Photos With Your New Camera
Hopefully you learned a little something about cameras and photos in your area today. We covered 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.
Anyone that is still here probably has a good grasp on the local scene. 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 Buffalo.