Today we will all be going on a deep dive into where you can buy cameras and take photos in Gold Coast. 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 Gold Coast 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:
- J’adore Wedding Videos & Photography
- Feather and Finch Photography
- Bec Pattinson Photography
- Finch & Oak Wedding Co.
- This Day Photography
- LiliPhoto Photography
- Little Orange Photography
- Figtree Wedding Photography
- Michelle Ladlow Photography
J’adore Weddings is a creative, professional, and enjoyable team with photography and filmmaking being two of their greatest passions. Feather and Finch was founded with the goal of documenting stories in a different style that is more casual, fun, and entertaining in order to better capture personalities, emotions, and genuine people.
Bec has been recording memorable moments, meeting fantastic couples, and visiting magnificent places throughout Northern NSW, the Hinterland, and Brisbane for the past ten years and has been honored to be a part of many amazing wedding celebrations. Figtree is a boutique wedding photographer and videographer near you with an upbeat, colorful, and lively style to capture all of the spontaneous moments and emotions from your special day as it unfolds.
Michelle Ladlow is a picture studio in Varsity Lakes that specializes in on-location family portraits. Sessions can take place at a studio, on the beach, in parks, or in the comfort of your own home.
You can get all kinds of photos printed, even passport photos, at places like:
- Snap Print & Design at 203 Robina Town Centre Dr
- Gold Coast Prints
- Print Productions at Shop 15/3 Cottonwood Pl
- Ink FX Printing at 6 Harry Mills Dr
- Southern Cross Printing at 34 Marion St
- Burleigh Print & Design at Shop 98/149 W Burleigh Rd
- Total Digital Image at 3b/106 Bundall Rd
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:
- Gold Coast Studio at 17A Ern Harley Dr
- Photography Studio at #10/7 Villiers Dr
- Collab Studios at 2/17 Harvest Ct
- New Black Studios
- Border Studios
- Picture Perfect Photographic Studio at Melody St
Collab Bar Studios excels at local photo and video production with over a decades worth of experience creating films, documentaries, commercials, comedy specials, and more. Their new public studio in Southport can be rented for $100 an hour and they have in-house photographers that you can hire plus they offer post-production services.
New Black Studios provides both wedding photo and filming services in your area. Their professional photographers and videographers focus on capturing emotions and personalities through calm and natural stunning pictures.
Picture Perfect is a local studio that has been in business since 2001. Children’s pictures, family images, maternity portraits, weddings, and special occasions are among their specialties.
Border Studios specializes in working with educators, children, and families in an early learning environment to capture beautiful smiling images
Step up your game by taking classes at a photography school in your area or private lessons by contacting:
Check out The Photo Coach at 7 Prahran Court if you are interested in taking local photography classes.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Gold Coast
When you want to buy a new camera or get an old one repaired head to:
- Cameras Direct at 21/237 Brisbane Rd
- Ted’s Cameras Pacific Fair at 1626 Hooker Blvd
- Camera House at 2033 Robina Town Centre
- Cam Gear
As a retailer of digital cameras, camera lenses, and the hundreds of accessories that go with them Cameras Direct is an excellent option for your shopping needs. Over the last 50 years Ted’s Cameras has developed to become one of the most well-known places to buy cameras in your area.
Canon, Sony, Nikon, Panasonic, Olympus, Pentax, Fujifilm, Samsung, Tamron, Sigma, Lowepro, Bushnell, Manfrotto, Delkin, Matin, Joby, Korjo, Metz, Go Pro, and Optex are among the brands represented at Camera House. They are a member of PICA and PMA and has won PICA Dealer of the Year three times.
Best Places For Selfies
You can take beautiful selfies at:
- Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens
- The Spit Gold Coast Seaworld Dr
- Snapper Rocks
- Point Danger at Tweed Terrace
- Currumbin Rock Pools
The Friends of the Gardens provides a number of events and activities for the whole family at the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Join a guided stroll to learn about the native bees, birds, and many other features of these lovely gardens which are definitely one of the top places to take selfies near you.
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:
- Sky Tree Phones at Shop 6/3163 Surfers Paradise Blvd
- Mobile Plus at Shop A52 / A53/147-189 Brisbane Rd
- ABC Telecom at 8/6 Lavelle St
- Xtreme Communications at Kiosk 2 ,Robina Town Centre
- Vodafone at Pacific Fair S/C
- Phone Fix and Cases at The Pines Shopping Centre Access
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 those stores.
Some of these places sell security cameras while others will provide the services that go along with them:
- M4S Security at 3 Harrington St
- Oz Spy Security Solutions
- AAVINET Security
- Gotcha Cctv
- A+ Antenna & Security Cameras
- CCTV Supplies at 2/175 Currumburra Rd
- DAS Communications
- JB Security Solutions at 6/5 Activity Cres
- Pro Sec Security Systems
- SGV Electrical & Security
If you want to add security cameras to your property contact one of the above.
You may also want to check out our posts on:
- Everything About Pictures in Brisbane
- Everything About Pictures in Sydney
- Everything About Pictures in Melbourne
- Everything About Pictures in Perth
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 Gold Coast.