Anyone that is hoping to learn about where you can buy cameras and take photos in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh camera and photo places we list are located. To read more posts on cities around UK check out that link.
You can find a local photographer for a wedding, graduation, or other special event by contacting:
- Love Wedding Photos & Film
- Catching the Moments Photography
- Blue Sky Photography
- Anna Urban Wedding Photography
- Jasmin Bauer Photography
- Natalia Swiader Photography
Love Wedding Photos and Film was named Photographer Of The Year South East by the Scottish Wedding Awards in 2020. From ancient castle weddings to a breathtaking beach ceremony on the edge of a mountain to legal marriage ceremonies in an intimate registry office they’ve photographed weddings at every site imaginable.
Since 2003 Blue Sky has been trusted by families, brides and grooms, and businesses. Expectant moms, newborn babies, children, weddings, and families are the subjects of A-Fotografy’s artistic portraits. Anna is a local wedding photographer who travels throughout Scotland to document weddings. Scotland wedding and elopement photographer Natalia Swiade is available for weddings in your area or anywhere in the world.
You can get all kinds of photos printed, even passport photos, at places like:
- A + M Imaging at #2-3 Stewartfield Industrial Estate
- Kodak Express at 98 Ocean Dr
- Max Spielmann at Meadow Pl Rd
- Crescent Print Edinburgh at 301-303 Cowgate
- Photo Express at 7 Melville Terrace
- Deadly Digital Edinburgh at Ground floor, 86 Causewayside
You should be able to get quality local photo printing from any on that list. Whether you need color or black and white images they can probably print them on just about anything.
Every day they are printing thousands of brochures, pamphlets, books, wall graphics, posters, passport photos, digital prints, real estate advertisements, and all kinds of marketing materials so they can probably help you too. They should also be able to assist with scanning, restorations, enlargements, processing, digital repairs, and more.
If you have any unique photo printing or developing needs we recommend that you browse those links and find a place that offers exactly what you’re looking for.
Studios For Rent
Anyone with a serious project coming up can rent photography studio space at:
- Meow Studios at 86-92 Causewayside
- Tamara Studios at 1, 32 Bernard St
- Imagina Studio Photography at 3 Cadzow Pl
- Cro & Kow Studio at Studio 10, Abbeymount Studios
Weddings, outdoor location shoots, studio portraits, family photos, portfolios for glamour and commercial models, and event coverage with portable studio equipment are among the things that Imagina studio can provide. Photographers and videographers Sylwia Kowalczyk and Simon Crofts have collaborated to form Cro & Kow.
They cover events such as theater and dance performances, conferences, lectures, workshops, client events, and cultural events with multicam mixing.
Step up your game by taking classes at a photography school in your area or private lessons by contacting:
- Edinburgh Photography Workshop at 4 Rodney St
- Lil Kangoo Media Cyprus Media
- Stills at 23 Cockburn St
The classes at Edinburgh Photography Workshop culminate with a study of the photographs produced to verify that all of the ideas have been ingrained and that the participant has a thorough understanding of the subject. Stills was founded in 1977 so that anyone may learn about, love, and understand photography through their exhibitions, production facilities, and a variety of creative and instructional activities.
Lil Kangoo Media collaborates with artists and enterprises from all over the world including Scotland, New Zealand, New York, Poland, Cyprus, and many others. They teach photography classes near you in a wide range of abilities which also include videography, art, and design
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Edinburgh
When you want to buy a new camera or get an old one repaired head to:
Best Places For Selfies
You can take beautiful selfies in your area at:
- Princes Street Gardens
- Edinburgh Castle
- Scott Monument
- Royal Botanic Garden
Edinburgh Castle is one of Western Europe’s most fascinating historic sites. The Scott Monument which stands proudly in Princes Street Gardens is one of the best places to take selfies near you.
The Royal Botanic Garden is a must-see for anybody visiting the Scottish capital or who wants to take beautiful pictures due to its magnificent living collection which dates back over 350 years and is a national treasure of Scotland.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
We don’t have a lot of camera shops to list because ones on our phones have become pretty good themselves and you can buy the latest and greatest at:
The highest megapixel camera phones with bluetooth, cheaper budget options, and everything in between can be purchased at any of the above.
Some of these places sell security cameras while others will provide the services that go along with them:
- Safe Simple Secure at 50 Corstorphine Rd
- GLD Security at 5 Parkhead Gardens
- Fire & Security Systems at 6 Beaufort Rd
- Edinburgh Intercom Repair Doctor & Locksmith Service at 93 George St
- Lothian Cctv at #5 Edgefield Rd
- Mitchells Scotland Security Systems at 2-8 Millar Cres
- DSM Security at 42 Broomhall Rd
- I Fire UK at 197 Balgreen Rd
- Aim Fire and Security
Whether you want to buy and install security cameras yourself or need a company to monitor them for you one of the above can help you out. Some of you might also want to check out our posts on:
- Best Photographers in Glasgow
- Best Photographers in Belfast
- Best Photographers in Dublin
- Best Photographers in London
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 reading 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 Edinburgh.