Today we will all be going on a deep dive into where you can buy cameras and take photos in Chattanooga. 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 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 Chattanooga camera and photo places we list can be found. You are also welcome to look through our posts on this part of the country right here.
Commemorate a wedding, graduation, or other special event by hiring a great photographer near you to capture the scene:
- Our Ampersand Photography
- Christina Marie Photography
- Rich Smith Photography
- Taylor English Photography
- Sara Kristen Photography
- Emily Lester Photography
- Cinderella Wedding
- Ok Crowe Photography
- Rich Smith Photography
Ampersand Photo offers wedding photography services including for destination weddings in the United States and throughout the world. Christina Photo provides portrait, engagement, and wedding photography in addition to business gatherings, birthday celebrations, lifestyle sessions, birth and newborn photos, and commercial photography.
Wedding stories are captured by Taylor English Photography who also does engagements, and lifestyle photography. Sara Kristen is known for wedding and portrait photography and each session includes a donation to local non-profit organizations.
Emily Lester is a photographer based in the southeast who specializes in wedding, family, and event photography. Cinderella Weddings will get great pictures and videos for weddings, engagements, and anniversaries plus they do destination photography.
Ok Crowe specializes in wedding, commercial, and concert photography. Rich Smith is a good option for wedding and destination photography.
To get a passport photo printed near you or to just print the selfies off your camera or phone head to:
- Art Warehouse at 3260 Brainerd Rd
- North Light Imaging Services at 3069 Broad St #4
- Splendid Printing at 1506 Wilder St
- DX Printing at 2841 Hickory Valley Rd
- Advantage Printing at 4031 Brainerd Rd
- Printcubes at 428 Market St
North Light provides comprehensive film, print, and art scanning, fine art documentation and reproduction, photo restoration, composites, retouching, and sensor cleaning, as well as photo restoration, composites, and retouching.
Letterhead, envelopes, RX pads, business cards, NCR forms, rack cards, and brochures are among the products available at DX. They also have in-house wide-format printers that can print on glass, various metals, plastics, paperboard panels, textiles, banner vinyl, and wallpaper.
Since 1980 Advantage Printing has provided high-quality commercial printing, graphic design, and business services. Digital printing, file printing, file storage, delivery, scanning, archival services, graphic design, engineering drawings, and offset printing are just some of the things that they can do.
Studios For Rent
Renting photography studio space might be possible at:
- Life with a View Studio at 1253 Market St #200
- Lanewood Studio at 2502 Cummings Hwy
- The Studio by Gaffin Creative at 5030 TN-58 #a
- Prestige Portraits at 6228 Perimeter Dr
Life with a View Photo provides portrait photography and every wedding package includes a complimentary wedding album and all portrait packages include free digitals with every print order. Weddings, engagements, infant, baby, maternity, and elders’ stories are among what they can do.
The Studio by Gaffin Creative specializes in headshots and brand photography in your area. Prestige Portraits offers a wide selection of yearbook, casual, and achievement portraiture so customers should bring at least three clothes to guarantee they have everything they need. They have a comprehensive range of print, display, and gift services to pick from.
Tri-eye Photography at 1222 James Blvd specializes in real estate, landscapes, portraits, events, and commercial pictures in addition to their great photography classes.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Chattanooga
Back in the day before smartphones this list would have been a lot longer but you can still buy cameras in Chattanooga or get them repaired at:
- Electronic Express at 2200 Hamilton Pl Blvd
- Oops Repair at 3530 Broad St
- iSpecialize at 5701 Brainerd Rd #123
- Cellairis Phone Repair at 3040 Battlefield Pkwy
Electronic Express sells hundreds of major brands of cameras, televisions, computers, appliances, and mattresses including Sony, LG, Maytag, and Samsung. They also offer no-interest financing.
Oops Repair is a cell phone repair service that specializes in Apple iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks. In addition they buy and sell secondhand phones, cameras, and PCs. iSpecialize is best known for cell phone repairs in your area but can also repair other electronics like cameras.
At Cellairis the majority of repairs are completed in 45 minutes or less.
Best Places For Selfies
Some of the best places to take selfies around town would be:
- Coolidge Park at 150 River St
- Ross’s Landing at 201 Riverfront Pkwy
- Walnut Street Bridge at 1 Walnut St
- Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center at 400 Garden Rd
- Rock City Gardens at 1400 Patten Rd
- Lookout Mountain Incline Railway at 3917 St Elmo Ave
Where To Buy Camera Phones
These days the cameras on the newest phones can be great and if you want to buy a new one head to:
- The Phone Exchange at 7540 E Brainerd Rd #102
- T-Mobile at 7772 E Brainerd Rd
- Boost Mobile at 4850 Highway 58 160
- Verizon at 4414 TN-58
- AT&T Store at 400 N Market St
You can either buy security cameras near you or have your home or business looked over after contacting:
- Turner Security at 5959 Shallowford Rd #541
- Edge CCTV at 633 Chestnut St #600
- ADS Security at 5819 Winding Ln
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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, developing, studios, classes, places to take selfies, camera phones or security.
Anyone that is still here probably has a solid grasp on the local photography scene themself. 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 Chattanooga.