Over the next few minutes you will hopefully learn at least a little something about where to buy cameras and take photos in Fresno. 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 map at the end of the post to help you figure out where all the Fresno 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:
- Ellie Koleen Photography
- Pamela Leeds Photography
- Ambient Art Photography
- Fresno Family
- Hector Cavazos Photography
- Racy Arredondo Photography
- Milne Photography & Framing
Ellie Koleen has been photographing weddings in your area for nearly 10 years and continues to capture timeless picturess for all types of events. Pamela Leeds offers photo services for local weddings, engagements, newborns, children, seniors, and all other types of portraits. Full time photo packages for weddings, commercials, events, headshots, and branding have been available from Ambient Art since 2011.
Hector Cavazos specializes in professional indoor and outdoor headshots at affordable prices. Quality images for newborn, maternity, baby, and motherhood portraits are available at Tracy Arredondo.
To get any kinds of photos printed, processed, or developed head to:
- Digital Image at 1473 N Van Ness Ave
- Print Shack at 802 Van Ness Ave
- PostalAnnex+ at 8839 N Cedar Ave
- My City Screen Printing
Each of the above is a good choice for photo printing near you as is Horn Photo from the camera stores section. 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 Better Pictures
Book some time at a photography studio in your area if you have serious matters to attend to:
- Fresno Family at 2507 W Shaw Ave #101
- Milne Photography & Framing at 1285 E Nees Ave
- Q Studio at 4910 E Kings Canyon Rd
Fresno Family has one of the largest professional photography studios near you with luxury infinity wall, adequate lighting, and full production capabilities. Milne has been in business since 2007 and offers a studio unit with a 5,000 square feet portrait garden with several outdoor sets including a courtyard, castle, fountain area, and more. A personalized and custom-designed space to fit your needs and tastes is available at Q Studio.
Get better by taking classes at a Fresno photography school or find an instructor who gives private lessons by contacting:
- Phil Hawkins offer at 5132 N Palm Ave
- McCoy Talent Gallery at 3402 N Blackstone Ave e240
- Allard’s Art Supply, Picture Framing, & Fine Pens at 5350 N Blackstone Ave
Phil Hawkins offers graphic art workshops including guides to photoshop, basics of digital photography, raw processing workflow, and many more related topics. McCoy Talent Gallery teaches the basics of headshots, portraits, and products photoshoots to local students.
Basic photography classes are also offered at Horn Photo once every 2 months to a limited class size of 20 people.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Fresno
Horn Photo at 7899 North Blackstone Avenue gets our vote for the best camera store and repair shop near you. Not only do they sell and rent cameras and gear they also have photography classes and are a good place to order all kinds of prints.
Best Places For Selfies
Here is a list of great places to take beautiful selfies in your area:
- Blossom Trail at 2629 S Clovis Ave
- Shinzen Friendship Garden at 114 W Audubon Dr
- Tower District at 1200 N Wishon Ave
Blossom Trail is known for its beautiful orchards that makes it a popular place to take selfies in Fresno. Great picture opportunities are also offered at Shinzen Japanese Garden where blossoming greenery with an estimated 100 bonsai trees and a picturesque bridge crossing still waters are showcased.
Tower District is a historical sight exhibiting vibrant and massive pieces of street art and vintage architectural designs often utilized to take stunning pictures in your area.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
The newest cell phones have some really nice high megapixel cameras these days and these stores should have what you need:
- Best Buy at 7550 N Blackstone Ave
- Verizon at 7723 N Blackstone Ave #101
- Target Mobile at 3173 E Shields Ave
- Gwireless at 5351 N Blackstone Ave #A
- AT&T Store at 5180 N Blackstone Ave
- T-Mobile at 4955 N Blackstone Ave
- Cell Pros- Barstow at 3075 W Ashlan Ave
Whether you are searching for the highest megapixel camera phones with bluetooth or just need budget quality pictures the above stores will have what you need.
You can either buy security cameras or get the services that go along with them at:
- Protec HD Security Camera Systems at 797 N First St
- Alert 360 at 4705 N Sonora Ave #103
- Turner Security Systems at 120 W Shields Ave
- ADT at 4741 W Shaw Ave
- Hoffman Electronic Systems at 90 E Escalon Ave
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:
- Where To Buy Cameras & Accessories in Bakersfield
- Where To Buy Cameras & Accessories in Stockton & Modesto
- Where To Buy Cameras & Accessories in Los Angeles
- Where To Buy Cameras & Accessories in Sacramento
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 Fresno.