Today we will all be going on a deep dive into where you can buy cameras and take photos in Edmonton. 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 Edmonton camera and photo places we list can be found. And you are all welcome to look through more of our posts on the region at that link if interested.
Commemorate a wedding, graduation, or other special event by hiring a great photographer near you to capture the scene:
- Weech Photography
- Lauren Hannah Photography
- Deep Blue Photography
- Moments in Digital Photography
- Buffy Goodman Photography
- Box Cube Photography
- Impressions Photography by Ohit
Deep Blue is run by award-winning photographers Jess and Sunny who specialize in documenting weddings, family portraits, and other key life events. Over 220 weddings have been shot in North America including Mexico, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Antigua, Vancouver, Toronto, Jasper, Banff, and other parts of Alberta.
Moments in Digital has over 13 years of experience providing services for weddings, events, portraits, and commercials.
You can get all kinds of photos printed, even passport photos, at places like:
- West Canadian Digital Imaging at 11755 108 Ave NW
- Technicare Imaging at 10924 119 St NW
- Precision Imaging at 6104 Davies Rd NW
- Pix Portal at 10924 119 St NW #2
- Custom Edge Designs at 9766 51 Ave NW
- Priority Printing at 17909 107 Ave NW
All of those options for photo printing in your area are good ones. Color or black-and-white images should be developed, and they should be able to put them on just about whatever you desire.
Anything from brochures and pamphlets to passport photos to books and posters can be developed and printed by these companies who should also be able to handle wall graphics, digital prints, real estate advertisements, and other marketing materials. Most should also be able to assist with scanning, restorations, enlargements, processing, digital repairs, and more.
If you’re looking for a certain service have a peek at those links to see if you can find the right option for your needs.
Studios For Rent
Anyone with a serious project coming up can rent photography studio space at:
- Admire Studios at 3116 110 Ave NW
- Shadow Box Studios at 9267 50 St NW
- The Photographer Studio 2 at 17304 103 Ave NW
- Studio A at 14204 128 Ave NW
- Studio 65 Photograph
- Alicats Photography Digital Images Studio at 4612 19 Ave NW
Admire Studios’ typical sessions whether for commercial or family portraits contain a set number of high-resolution digital files with no watermarks. For photo shoots near you as well as small parties Shadow Box hires out their studio.
The Photographer’s Studio features an open studio with a boudoir bed and bathroom, hair and make-up area, and rooftop patio. Prepay for their economical seamless paper service or take advantage of their ever-changing collection of props and backdrops.
Studio A aspires to be one of the best video, creative, and photographic studios in your area. Sets, rooms, equipment, and props abound in their facility ensuring that your next production is a success.
Step up your game by taking classes at a photography schools in your area or get private lessons by contacting:
- Canadian Photography Learning Centre
- Burwell School of Photography at Riverbend Square NW
- Digital Photo Mentor
Canadian Photography Learning Centre aims to teach you how to capture excellent images with your camera whether it’s a DSLR, mirrorless, or the camera on the back of your phone. Their award-winning skilled professors have over ten years of expertise instructing students just like you.
The Burwell School of Photography can help you find your focus whether you’re a beginner or an expert. If you’ve recently purchased a camera and want to learn how to use it Digital Photo Mentor’s 9 part course on photography basics for beginners is a great place to start.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Edmonton
When you want to buy a new camera or get an old one repaired head to:
Since 1949 McBain Camera has been serving your area with quality gear from all the top brands you trust including Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus, Sony, Sigma, Profoto, and so many more. Compact, DSLRs, mirrorless, action, and drone cameras are among the products they provide.
For almost 40 years Vistek has been assisting artists through their professional lab services and local camera repairs.
Best Places For Selfies
You can take beautiful selfies in your area at:
- Muttart Conservatory at 9626 96a St NW
- Keillor Point at 7433 Saskatchewan Dr NW
- Forest Heights Park at 10104 85 St NW
- Gallagher Park at 9505 96 Ave NW
- Hawrelak Park at 9330 Groat Rd NW
- Laurel Lake at 1681 33A St
The Muttart Conservatory is nestled in the river valley and houses over 700 plant species in three climate-controlled biomes which make for a unique place to takes selfies near you. Forest Heights Park Path is a 3.9 kilometer moderately trafficked circular trail with a river that is suitable for all skill levels.
Since 1981 Gallagher Park has hosted the Folk Music Festival and is a great spot to take beautiful pictures the city skyline near you. Mayfair Park is a 68 hectare park in the river valley with a 5 hectare lake and open meadows.
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:
Whether you are searching for the highest megapixel camera phones with bluetooth or just need budget quality pictures the above store will have what you need.
Some of these places sell security cameras while others will provide the services that go along with them:
- Eagle Eye Security Solutions at 280 Portage Close #140
- The Surveillance Shop at 4912 Roper Rd NW
- Northstar Security Systems
- The Surveillance Shop at 4912 Roper Rd NW
- Telsco Security Systems at 12750 127 St NW
- Austin Security Systems at 11769 156 St NW
- Action Security Cameras
- Crown Automation
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.
You may also want to check out our posts on:
- Photography Studios in Calgary
- Photography Studios in Winnipeg
- Photography Studios in Vancouver
- Photography Studios in Seattle
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 Edmonton.