Anyone that is hoping to learn about where you can buy cameras and take photos in Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids camera and photo places we list are located. To read more posts on cities around this part of the world check out that link.
You can find a local photographer for a wedding, graduation, or other special event by contacting:
- Ryan Inman Photography
- Arrae Photography
- Jamie & Sarah – Photographers
- Alicia + Harrison Photography
- Tiberius Images
- The MittenTog
Ryan Inman is a wedding and elopement photographer near you who is great at family and senior picture sessions. Arrae is a wedding photographer who also does engagement sessions and children’s or newborn pictures.
Destination weddings, couple sessions, proposals, engagements, anniversaries, family photos, pregnancy, and newborn photography are all offered by Alicia and Harrison. They also sell framed prints, canvases, metal prints, and custom greeting cards as well as loose prints in various sizes.
The MittenTog provides everything from product and commercial photography to events and portraits. They also work with families, weddings, anniversaries, and engagement sessions in the comfort of your own homes.
Portraits, events, weddings, business, and local product photography are all available from Tiberius Images.
You can get all kinds of photos printed, even passport photos, at places like:
- Prolab Express at 3525 Lousma Dr SE
- Moto Photo & Portrait Studio at 2121 Celebration Dr NE #600
- Mercury Head Gallery at 962 Fulton St E
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:
- Bird + Bird Studio at 62 Division Ave S
- Wealthy Studios at 619 Wealthy St SE
- Studio Phrené at 1111 Godfrey Ave SW
- Studio 616 Photography at 4060 29th St SE
- GR Studio Space at 342 Market Ave SW
Portraits, business headshots, products, lifestyle, architecture, and manufacturing photography are all services provided by Bird + Bird Studio. They also rent out the venue to their clients for shoots.
Wealthy Studios is a full studio that provides photography services in your area as well as the renting of studio space. On-location headshot events, pop-up markets, workshops, and other public events are hosted there.
Studio 616 specializes in dramatic lighting for studio photography.
With over 25 years of experience Schumaker Photography at 1415 Plainfield Avenue North East teaches how to shoot advertisments, events, life style, location, family, commercial, food, sports, portraitures, office, furniture, and senior graduates.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Grand Rapids
When you want to buy a new camera or get an old one repaired head to:
DSLR, Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji, Leica, and Panasonic cameras and accessories are among the products offered by Norman Camera Company. Printing, scanning, photo restoration, film development, memory card recovery, audio and video transfer services, and equipment recycling are all available at Marks Photo and Video.
Best Places For Selfies
You can take beautiful selfies at:
- Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park at 1000 E Beltline Ave NE
- Rosa Parks Circle at 135 Monroe Center St NW
- Blandford Nature Center at 1715 Hillburn Ave NW
Blandford Nature Center and the Land Conservancy of West Michigan partnered to purchase the 121-acre Highlands Golf Club in Grand Rapids with the goal of transforming the property into a natural space for community enjoyment, nature preservation, and land conservation. Cross-country skiing, hiking, breathtaking vistas to take great selfies near you, and urban greenspace are among the attractions.
The Frederik Meijer Gardening & Sculpture Park encourages people to enjoy, understand, and appreciate gardens, sculpture, nature, and the arts. You will definitely find some of the best places to take photos in your area as you walk around.
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 stores will have what you need.
Some of these places sell security cameras while others will provide the services that go along with them:
- EPS Security at 750 Front Ave NW
- Grand Rapids Tech at 2004 Oakwood Ave NE
- Streamline Systems at 127 Old M 21
- TKS Security at 7050 12th Ave
Some of those will be good stores to buy security cameras in your area while others will take the next step and monitor what is going on.
You can also read more of our posts on:
- Detroit Photo Printing & Camera Repair
- Milwaukee Photo Printing & Camera Repair
- Chicago Photo Printing & Camera Repair
- Toledo Photo Printing & Camera Repair
Enjoy Taking Photos With Your New Camera
We hope that we did a decent job of covering the camera and photo scene near you. Whether you were hoping to learn about where to buy cameras, get them repaired, photographers for hire, printing, developing, studios, classes, places to take selfies, camera phones or security you read about it all.
If you read all the way to the end you might just know a little something about this local scene yourself. If that is the case please use the comments to tell us if we got anything wrong or to share your own tips.
Either way we hope you enjoy buying cameras and taking photos in Grand Rapids.