Over the next few minutes you will hopefully learn at least a little something about where to buy cameras and take photos in Colorado Springs. 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 Colorado Springs 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:
- Kisa Conrad Photography
- Cayton Photography
- D Coleman Photography
- Tina Joiner Photography
- Embrace your Memories Photography
- Hannah Fellows Photography
- Majesty Photo
Kisa Conrad excels at engagement sessions, pre-wedding, the wedding itself, and post-wedding days. Afterwards they edit all of the photos within 6 to 8 weeks and they can also create a photo book.
Cayton Photography is a husband-and-wife duo that specializes in weddings of various sizes, as well as providing services for engagements and vacation weddings. D Coleman specializes in weddings, engagements, and portraits.
After your session at Embrace you will receive an online viewing gallery which allows clients to view the images at their leisure without the need for high-pressure consultations, appointments, or a rush. They also offer newborn, maternity, family, and nature pictures shoots near you among other services.
Hanna Fellows specializes in engagements, elopements, weddings, children’s sessions, and family portraits. Tina Joiner focuses on simple engagement and wedding photos, while Majesty Pictures offers engagement, wedding, portrait, sport, business, and nature photo services.
To get a passport photo printed in your area or to just print the selfies off your camera or phone head to:
- Automated Photo Technology at 1049 Elkton Dr
- American Printing & Copying at 5330 Montebello Ln
- Cheetah Printing and Design at 1711 N Murray Blvd
- All Printers Plus at 433 N Circle Dr #B
- Springs Copy at 4759 Flintridge Dr
- Update Printing at 2515 Laramie Dr # 180
Each of the above is a good option 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 Rent
Renting photography studio space might be possible at:
- Andrae Michaels at 3650 Rebecca Ln
- Jonathan Betz Photography at 1569 Collins Rd
- Waldrons Family Studio at 4765 Park Vista Blvd
- Level 4 Studio at 130 E Kiowa St #300
- LJM Photography at 2592 Palmer Park Blvd
Andrae Michaels has portrait divisions for family, graduation, church, and pets. Family, senior, teen, commercial, business, wedding, baby, and cinematic images are all available at Jonathan Betz’s studio.
AM Studios takes delight in creating beautiful memories for families and their communities. Beautiful pregnancy shoots, newborns, pets, children and other special requests can be captured in their local picture studio or on-location.
Waldron’s Family Studio continues on the cutting edge of photography year after year learning from the best in the country. High school seniors, weddings, families, children, infants, business portraits, events such as debutante balls, dances, anniversaries, and military balls are all covered.
Here is a list of photography schools and people who give private lessons on taking pictures in your area:
Michael J. Pach owns and operates 3Peaks Photography & Design. Photo tours, business, event coverage, commercials, architecture, and fine-arts are just a few of the things they teach. Mike is available for private sessions and also hosts Photoshop workshops.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Colorado Springs
Back in the day before smartphones this list would have been a lot longer but you can still buy cameras in Colorado Springs or get them repaired at:
Mike’s Camera has a large selection of educational materials and classes on how to use the most up-to-date photographic and digital imaging gear. They sell both digital and film cameras, lenses, flashes, speed light strips, as well as accessories such as backpacks, cases, memory cards, and warranties.
Cameraworks is a small family-owned Canon, Nikon, Leica, Tamron, Sigma, Tokina, Bogen, and LowePro approved dealer that sells both new and old cameras and equipment. Their factory-trained specialists can fix anything from vintage film cameras to the most recent digital cameras, slide projectors, and lenses, and they also provide photo processing services.
Discount Camera Repair provides full-service camera or sensor cleaning at an affordable price. This involves a full cleaning of the camera’s exterior to remove any dust and debris as well as cleaning the mirror box and view screens, firmware updates, a thorough check of all camera functions, and flawless sensor cleaning.
Best Places For Selfies
Some of the best places to take selfies around town would be:
- Palmer Park at 3344-3376 Paseo Rd
- Red Rock Canyon Open Space at 3550 W High St
- Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center at 1805 N 30th St
- Ute Valley Park at 1705 Vindicator Dr
- Fox Run Regional Park at 2110 Stella Dr
Garden of the Gods Nature Center is a National Natural Landmark. Imagine 300-foot-tall sandstone rock formations against a backdrop of snow-capped Pikes Peak and clear blue skies and you’ll know why this is one of the best places to take selfies in your area.
Hiking, mountain biking, dog walking, and running are all popular activities at Ute Valley Park. The park boasts panoramas, geological features, and destination-level trails all of which are easily accessible to outdoor lovers in the city and nearby areas. Ute Valley Park is home to a wide variety of wildlife, plants, and archaeological sites.
El Paso County is located in east central Colorado and spans over 2,158 square miles. The natural physical beauty of the area which is located at the base of Pikes Peak and has an unbroken view of the Front Range may be enjoyed by everybody and offers many places to take beautiful pictures near you.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
From the highest megapixel camera phones with the latest bluetooth technology to cheaper options for those on a budget you won’t have any problem finding what you need at the T-Mobile shop at 2012 Southgate Road.
You can either buy security cameras or have your home or business looked over after contacting:
- Big Security at 2200 E Platte Ave
- Watch Point Surveillance
- System Links
- Sight Sound & Security at 633 Elkton Dr
If you want to add security cameras to your property contact one of the above. Some of you might also want to check out our posts on:
- Photography Studios & Schools in Denver
- Photography Studios & Schools in Boulder
- Photography Studios & Schools in Vail, Breckenridge, & Aspen
- Photography Studios & Schools in Albuquerque & Santa Fe
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 Colorado Springs.